Licensed Practical Nurse - Skilled Nursing Full Time Nights

Adventist Health System Tarpon Springs , FL 34689

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:

Description

Licensed Practical Nurse AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas

  • Great Culture

  • Top Quality outcomes

  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance

  • Leadership is accessible

  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible and accountable for identifying his/her individual educational preparation and experience when accepting an assignment. Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/services appropriate to the age of patients served. Identifies knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the patient.

  • The level of knowledge and skill are maintained through position specific criteria-based job performance standards and age specific competency assessments.

  • Adheres to Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures.

  • Performs treatments within their scope of training and administers oral, IM and limited I.V. medications to assigned patients.

  • Provides direct patient care responsibilities for assigned patients in an efficient, organized manner under the direction of the RN.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Vocational training in Accredited School of Licensed Practical Nursing.

  • Advanced Pharmacology Course completion

  • Current license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Florida

  • Current Basic Life Support within hire.

  • Completion of IV Therapy Course as outlined by the State of Florida, Board of Nursing

Job Summary:

Under the supervision and direction of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse provides care for a set number of patients utilizing the patient care process, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. Health Care needs are identified with the patient and family: formulates plan, sets goals for care, and educates patient and family. Evaluates patient outcomes in response to the plan and revises, as patient needs/responses requires. Represents the Department of Patient Care Services in a professional and courteous manner.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.


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Licensed Practical Nurse - Skilled Nursing Full Time Nights

Adventist Health System