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LPN PRN Nights Sebring FL

AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

This is a Contract position in Sebring, FL posted November 21, 2020.

Licensed Practical Nurse PRN AdventHealth Sebring

Location Address: 4200 Sun ‘n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring

Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
Largest Employer in the County
Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
Close knit community with a hometown family feel
2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN/ Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

Performs nursing care for assigned patients within the limitations of licensure and nursing department policy and licensure

Observe patient/family needs in relation to presenting problem, care needs, physical condition and learning need.

Observation on all patients and follow up as per policy

Identifies problems and / or nursing diagnosis and plans for nursing interventions.

Anticipates patient care problems and initiates corrective actions.

Recognizes abnormal diagnostic laboratory data, blood gas values, radiologic data and reports results to RN or physician

Recognizes the patient’s and family’s perception of hospitalization and health status.

Identifies the patient’s learning needs and implements appropriate measures to meet them including the family in the process.

2. Implements nursing actions to achieve patient care goals.

Consistently uses tools available in the electronic medical record to ensure patient safety and optimize patient care. For example:

o Barcode Scanning

o Patient Care management dashboard

Real time documentation.

Reviews and updates task list at least every two hours including physician orders.

Performs bedside report using the EMR at each handoff report.

Establishes priorities of patient care based on the needs of the patient.

Implements a comprehensive patient care plan that includes baseline admission data, plans for treatment and goals for discharge.

Implements specific interventions, treatments, and medications as defined in the plan of care and documents outcomes.

Recognizes emergency situations and takes appropriate actions.

Complies with the National Patient Safety Standards regarding patient identification prior to all medications and treatments.

Accurately administers all medications in a safe manner displaying competence in the use of an automated dispensing machine where applicable. Educates patients and families regarding new medications including effects and side effects.

Maintains a safe environment for patients and families.

3. Participate in the evaluation of quality of patient care and outcomes based on care and treatments

Administered.

Participates in multidisciplinary patient care conferences.

Confirms patient’s understanding of care and treatments received.

4. Assists the patient care team with formulating the plan of care and updates according to policy.

5. Participates as a member of a the Virtual Nurse Care Team that includes: Virtual RN, bedside

RN, and CNA What You Will Need:

Mental and emotional stability, demonstrating a courteous and calm approach to all contacts with patients, visitors, and health care team members.
Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within Florida Hospital guidelines and applicable regulations.
Personal qualities such as kindness, compassion, understanding, integrity, respect, sense of humor, discretion and confidentiality.
Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.
Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
Critical thinking / problem solving skills
Teamwork, tact and conflict resolution
Organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills
Ability to provide leadership, direction, and solve complex problems
Performs accurate documentation within the electronic medical record
Ability to demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills, multi-tasking, and a professional bedside manner
Knowledgeable in assigned areas of patient care including health promotion and maintenance
Minimum of Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing
Current Florida LPN license
BLS – condition of employment

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of a registered nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides fundamental physical and psychological nursing care to patients as part of the multidisciplinary team in accordance with the hospital’s mission, physician and patient/s expectations. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) shall be responsible and accountable for making decisions that are based upon the individual’s educational preparation and experience in nursing.

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