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AdventHealth ADVENTHEALTH OUTPATIENT IMAGING - LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - ALTAMONTE in Maitland, Florida

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Practice

Manager and under the supervision of the Providers, the Licensed Practical

Nurse (LPN) cares for patients and performs a wide variety of patient care

activities. Adheres to state, federal

and organizational guidelines to ensure quality care and patient safety with

support from the Clinical Excellence team. Is essential in maintaining

organization and facilitating patient flow. Actively participates in

outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining

relationships that are equally respectful to all.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Demonstrates

through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion,

Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork

  • Drives customer

service initiatives by creating and owning the patient experience

  • Performs properly

and legibly documents and reports all procedures and assessments in accordance

with department policy.

  • Utilizing

age-specific guidelines, assesses patient during clinical check-in, documents

pertinent medical information and vital signs. Assesses for signs of abuse or

neglect.

  • Performs and

administers treatments, medications and any follow-up assessments ordered by

the provider, verifying as needed. Responds appropriately in clinical

emergencies and triage situations.

  • Performs

diagnostic and occupational medicine testing to include, but not limited to,

EKG, spirometry, audiometry, titmus and pulse oximetry. Completes forensic

testing collections in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) and

Florida Drug Free Workplace Guidelines. This may include urine drug screens,

blood/breath alcohol testing, oral fluids and hair testing.

  • Appropriately

complete check-out duties and relays instructions/care to the patient or family

  • Performs required

Quality Control checklist to ensure safety of the patient

  • Follows CDC

guidelines, infection prevention practices, demonstrates appropriate use of

PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and follows safety regulations.

  • Participates in

departmental performance improvement initiatives

  • May be called

upon to train newly hired clinical staff

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practices

  • Strong critical thinking skills

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements

  • Ability to operate a computer, copier, fax and scanner

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, and others of diverse backgrounds

  • Ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast pace, high patient volume environment

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • N/A

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate of accredited nursing program

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Previous urgent care / ED experience

  • Prior pediatric experience ( for Kids Urgent Care Centers )

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current Florida license as an LPN

  • CPR Certification

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • IV Certification

Hours:

7:00 AM to 8:00 PM (3 – 12’s rotating: Monday-Wednesday and

Thursday-Sunday)

Qualifications

Job: Nursing

Primary Location: US-FL-Maitland

Organization AdventHealth Centra Care

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level High School Diploma / GED

Travel No

Job Posting May 7, 2019, 3:23:46 PM

Req ID: 280587

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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