Licensed Practical Nurse AdventHealth North Pinellas
Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas
Top Quality outcomes
Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
Leadership is accessible
Located on the Gulf of Mexico
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.
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
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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