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Licensed Practical Nurse I PCU Tampa Full Time Nights

AdventHealth Tampa

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted November 22, 2021.

Description Licensed Practical Nurse I PCU Clinical Transition AdventHealth Tampa Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613 Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care.

We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Nights You Will Be Responsible For: Collects data (e.g.

physical, psychosocial, environmental, developmental, pertaining to the health status of patients in assigned nursing unit in a comprehensive manner under the direct supervision of the RN.

Performs and/or assures completed data collection on admission and during each shift on all patients assigned within the designated time delineated in unit standards.

Monitors patient’s status throughout shift and reports pertinent patient information and significant findings of admission and on-going patient information to appropriate member(s) of the health care team.

Monitors patient throughout shift including response to interventions/ treatments.

Completes documentation according to policy and procedure.

Identifies and relays patient discharge planning needs on admission and throughout the patient’s stay in collaboration with RN or Case Manager.

Reviews and implements patient care plan on assigned unit in collaboration with the RN, patient, family, and health care team.

Administers ordered treatments and medications within scope of practice safely and competently.

Implements & coordinates patient care activities on assigned unit to ensure the delivery of quality care.

Communicates the plan of care to other members of the healthcare team verbally throughout the shift and during shift report.

Collaborates effectively with nursing and clinical ancillary team members.

Delegates tasks appropriately to unlicensed personnel including nursing assistants, unit clerks, monitor techs in which the unlicensed personnel have demonstrated competence.

Communicates/documents all patient care provided Transcribes and implements physician orders within scope of practice.

Provides patient education based on identified needs.

Adheres to standards established in the nursing department proficiency program.

Satisfactorily completes competency testing/skills validation.

Attends department-required in-services and department meetings.

Maintains current licensures and certifications as required (see ADDENDUM MATRIX).

Provides appropriate patient care specific to the needs of the patient populations served (e.g.

age group, patients of size; diagnosis-based).

for patient population(s) served.

Demonstrates knowledge and awareness of the specific physical, psychosocial and developmental needs of patients as appropriate to the populations served.

Assists with Quality Indicators, including Core Measures.

Accurately completes Core Measure Indicators in nursing documentation.

Gives verbal input to charge nurse regarding any policy/procedure changes.

Participates in unit quality improvement activities.

Qualifications What You Will Need: Resume Required, Please attach your BLS and IV Certification to your application EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or equivalent LPN program Basic computer skills, excellent human relations and oral/written skills.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: (12) months experience preferred but not required LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Current FL LPN License; current BLS.

FL State Approved IV Certification required.

Job Summary: To provide direct care to patients on an assigned unit at a demonstrated level of competent practice under the direction of a Registered Nurse as defined by the Florida State Board of Nursing and Advent Health policy.

Functions and performs all technical aspects of nursing care within the framework of established policies and procedures of Advent Health.

Responsible for care provision of assigned patients and delegating tasks to unlicensed personnel within scope of practice.

Collaborates with nursing and clinical ancillary team members in delivery of patient care.

Rotating call and overtime required.

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