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Licensed Practical Nurse Medical Surgical Full Time Days $1,000 Sign On Bonus

Req #: 17013248
Location: Sebring, FL
Job Category: Nursing
Organization: Florida Hospital Heartland
Potential Referral Bonus: $1000

Description
Work Hours/Shift
Full Time/Days
 
Florida Hospital Heartland
 

Facility Description

Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center has provided faith-based, whole person care to the community for more than 65 years. That means we take into consideration the mind, body and spirit when designing each of our services and developing personalized treatment plans for patients. In addition to offering all-private rooms, our campus includes a comprehensive fitness center, community education center, and resource library to help community members achieve optimal health. We also house the area’s largest hospital-based laboratory, radiology services, and comprehensive diagnostic and treatment facilities.
 

Awards and Recognition

As a member of Adventist Health System, we have received the Gallup Great Workplace Award five years in a row for having one of the most engaged and best performing workforces in the world. We have also achieved HIMSS Level 6 for our electronic medical record adoption.
 

Community Description

Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center is located in Sebring, a small, quiet city that has experienced steady growth during the past several years. Dozens of lakes and golf courses offer plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation. If you have children, there are also 15 elementary and secondary schools in the area to choose from, including a Seventh-day Adventist academy that serves students in grades Pre-K to 12.
 
On the weekends, you can enjoy exploring other nearby cities, including Bradenton, Sarasota, Tampa, Orlando and West Palm Beach. Each of these areas is located within a two-hour driving radius, and offers countless attractions, including theme parks, museums, concerts, beaches, sporting events, gardens and more.
 
 
 
 
You will be responsible for:
  • Performs nursing care for assigned patients within the limitations of licensure and nursing department policy and licensure
  • Follows the principals of AIDET in all patient and family interactions.
  • 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 implement appropriate measures to meet them including the family in the process.
  • 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
  • Barcode Scanning
  • 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 plans 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.
  • 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.
  • Assists the patient care team with formulating the plan of care and updates according to policy.
  • Accepts responsibility for one’s own professional standards.
  • Accepts and adjusts to changes imposed by government regulations, consumer demands, professional organizations, and other external/internal forces.
  • Accepts responsibility for one’s own actions by initiating the incident report mechanisms.
  • Maintains current clinical, technical, professional competencies
  • Attends a minimum of 75% of scheduled staff meetings annually.
  • Attends mandatory hospital in-services
  • Complies with departmental, divisional and hospital policies and standards.
  • Copes with emergencies, staffing shortages, shift rotations and floating assignments.
  • Demonstrates awareness of the rising costs of health care and implements budgetary containment measures.
  • Maintains equipment in its proper working condition, identifies malfunctioning equipment and takes appropriate action.
  • Reviews current literature and available
  • Seek and accept constructive criticism and implement actions designed for self-improvement
  • Show’s self-direction and leadership by functioning without the need for close supervision
  • Other duties as assigned
 
 
Qualifications
What will you 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
  • Minimum of Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Current Florida LPN license
  • IV Certification  within 90 days of employment
  • BLS – condition of employment
  • Previous healthcare experience (Preferred)
  • Previous experience in designated department (Preferred)
 
 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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