LPN I - Patient Care: Nursing Float

Memorial Healthcare System Hollywood , FL 33081

Posted 2 months ago

Summary:

As supervised and delegated by a registered nurse, provides direct patient care in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.

The Staffing Department is planning on hiring LPNs. They will be under Linda Torstenson as their manager.

Detailed responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN.

  • Performs plan of care interventions, including specimen collection and wound care.

  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.

  • Monitors, documents, and communicates patient's status and reactions to interventions.

Competencies and skills:

Essential:

  • STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
  • RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
  • PATIENT SAFETY - NURSING: Complies with and ensures patient safety practices in the clinical setting.
  • PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
  • ORGANIZATION SKILLS: Organizes work to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • IMPLEMENTATION OF PLAN OF CARE: Implements a nursing care plan based on the patient's individual needs, an interdisciplinary approach, and evidence-based practices.

Education:

Essential:

  • Accredited Program

Education specialization:

Essential:

  • Nursing

Credentials:

Essential:

  • BLS Certification

  • Licensed Practical Nurse - Florida

Education equivalent experience:

Essential:

  • Graduate of an accredited Practical or Vocational Nursing program.

Other information:

Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: No experience required.

Organizational Profile:

Since the opening of the one-story, 100-bed Memorial Hospital in 1953, the South Florida community has benefited from caring and compassionate healthcare at Memorial Regional Hospital. Today, with 553 beds and as the flagship facility of Memorial Healthcare System, Memorial Regional Hospital is one of Florida's largest and most sophisticated hospitals, offering leading-edge care and technologies. Services include:

  • Medical and Surgical Services

  • Emergency Room and Level I Trauma Center

  • Memorial Cancer Institute

  • Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute

  • Memorial Neuroscience Institute

  • The Family Birthplace

  • Women's Services

  • Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

We are also home to a team of dedicated professionals, all of whom deliver nationally recognized, award-winning care. Memorial Regional Hospital has received Press Ganey's Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Satisfaction (Inpatient Behavioral Health) for three consecutive years, has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals, and for the last seven years has received the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.


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LPN I - Patient Care: Nursing Float

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