Licensed Practical Nurse MedSurg Ortho Unit FT Days
Location: Davenport, Florida
Internal Number: 21029726
Licensed Practical Nurse -AdventHealth Heart of Florida
Location Address: 40100 US Hwy 27, Davenport, FL 33837
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Heart of Florida
Close proximity to Walt Disney World
Various outdoor activities for families and children to enjoy
Beautiful local golf courses available year round
Faith-based work environment
Full Time, Days
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity, and culture. Provides care according to scope of practice for an LPN. Conducts physician/nurse rounding and data gathering. Addresses all patient issues throughout shift including physical, mental, social and spiritual needs. Participates in education and discharge planning using established education materials.
Performs and legibly documents basic nursing procedures and medication administration
Collaborates with RN and makes appropriate nursing decisions and interventions. Interprets diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition. Recognizes and reports problems.
Collaborates with other healthcare team members in the clinical environment. Utilizes knowledge base to assist with orientation, training, and education of new personnel.
Promotes a safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors, and employees, identifies and reports environmental concerns to the leadership team. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards, AdventHealth policies and standard operating procedures.
Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations. Strictly adheres to all infection control practices
Participates in clinical practice changes, as a result of performance improvement activities and evidence-based research. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department. Adheres to all policies and standard operating procedures.
Maintains professional competency by participating in continuing education and appropriate learning experiences both internal and external. Attends pertinent conferences.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of a school of practical nursing.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience in the clinical setting related to area of specialty
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
The Licensed Practical Nurse gives direct and indirect nursing care under the direction of a professional nurse and performs routine duties in caring for identified age specific groups (may include neonate to geriatric). Approaches patient care using the nursing process of planning, implementing, and evaluating outcomes. Adheres to the AdventHealth Waterman Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
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