Licensed Practical Nurse AdventHealth Dade City FT Days
Location Address:13100 Fort King Rd, Dade City, FL 33525
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Dade City
Only hospital in East and Central Pasco to earn Accreditation in Atrial Fibrillation in 2018 by the American College of Cardiology
Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment in 2019 by Healthgrades
Earned Get With the Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus TS Quality Achievement Award 2018 by American Heart/Stroke Association
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. Provides the care/services needed as described in the policies and procedures for the following age groups:
Adolescent: 13 years to 17 years
Adult: 18 years to 64 years
Geriatric: 65 + years
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.
Provides a safe environment.
Performs data collection specific for the age of the patient and contributes to their plan of care.
Reports all unusual occurrences to the Registered Nurse. Problem solves, sets priorities with the Registered Nurse.
Receives, verifies and implements physician orders.
Directs Certified Nursing Assistant as necessary and demonstrates a positive attitude towards patients, families, employees, physicians, and students.
Accepts accountability for professional standards, own competence, and patient outcomes.
Works within the standards set forth by the Florida State Board of Nursing.
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Vocational training in Accredited School of Licensed Practical Nursing.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Florida
Current Basic Life Support
Completion of IV Therapy Course as outlined by the State of Florida, Board of Nursing
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Excellent Organization and interpersonal communication skills
Basic computer skills
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
Previous Experience with Cerner Electronic Medical Record
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 require. Represents the Transitional Care Unit in a professional and courteous manner.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.