Mar 25, 2020

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Per Diem - Rehab Hospital

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Lauderdale Lakes, FL, USA
Full-Time Nurse

Job Description

St. Johns Rehab & NSG CTR

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Per Diem - Rehab Hospital

St. Anthony's Rehabilitation Hospital


Essential Functions

  • 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 patients 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 residents patients response, needs, problems, capabilities, limitations and progress towards goals in a timely manner
  • Continuously evaluates patient and/or residents status and reports changes of patient/residents 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.


Other Duties

  • Administers medications and treatments according to nursing policies and procedures.
  • Provide orientation on a regular basis to new employees.
  • Attends and participates in Interdisciplinary Team Meetings as required.
  • Patient and/or residents condition to appropriate personnel during each shift.
  • Maintain your required licenses, certifications and mandatory skill updates.
  • Comply with all policies, local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Floats to other units as assigned to meet patient/residents care needs.
  • Provide other duties of healthcare team member
  • Supervisory Responsibility
  • May serve as an interim department leader depending on need
  • Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and push/pull up to 250+ pounds, walk, climb stair or ladders, stand on feet for extended periods of time, etc.


Disclaimer

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.


EEOC Statement

CHS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Per Diem - Rehab Hospital

St. Anthony's Rehabilitation Hospital


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Summary & Objective

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.

Knowledge & Experience Requirements

  • Clear and Active Licensed Practical Nurse license to practice in the state of Florida
  • CPR certification
  • 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

States

FL  

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