The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatment, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient and/or resident care outcomes.
Provides direct patient and/or resident care as defined in the state nurse Practice Act
Conducts an individualized patient and/or resident evaluation and evaluates the total needs of the patient and/or resident, prioritizing the data collection based on the patient’s immediate condition or needs within 24 hours of admission.
Implements an interim plan of care for the patient and/or resident.
Evaluates and provide patient and/or resident and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care.
Complete thorough documentation of patient and/or resident care, including nursing intervention, patient and/or resident’s patient’s response, needs, problems, capabilities, limitations and progress towards goals in a timely manner
Continuously evaluates patient and/or resident’s status and reports changes of patient/resident’s condition to Registered Nurse.
Performs appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner.
Ensure supplies, medications and equipment is properly stored.
Answers call lights within appropriate established timeframe.
*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
Clear and Active Licensed Practical Nurse license to practice in the state of Florida
1-3 years of experience in a Health Care Facility preferred
Must have knowledge of computer office/clinical software
Must be able to read, write and understand the English language
Additional Salary Information: $5,000 Sign on Bonus