LPN - Health First Staffing Services, Per Diem

Health First Merritt Island, FL

About the Job

Description:

Job Description

  The Health First Staffing LPN is responsible and accountable for providing Quality / No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship with respect to patient expectations, cultural, spiritual and age specific individual needs. Provides direct patient care under the supervision of a RN.    Primary Accountabilities Documents all nursing care, change in condition, response to therapy, treatments, procedures, and referrals on patient record to meet standards. Demonstrates effective administration of medications and IV therapy as evidenced by Preceptor Observation Tool, Skills Fair Demonstration and Clinical Practice. Demonstrates effective communication with other members of the healthcare team and promotes effective team functioning. Demonstrates effective and safe clinical practice as evidenced by Skills Fair demonstration, completion of yearly Competency Assessment, and Age Specific                         Provides service to patients and families with sensitivity and respect for their needs, expectations, age, cultural, and individual differences. Monitors patients as per established standards.  Gives patient summary reports to RN at start of shift and is responsible/accountable for reporting changes in patient status to RN throughout the shift. Utilizes Health First computer systems with regards to order entry, order inquiry, and patient documentation.

Qualification:

Qualifications

Graduate of an approved school of practical nursing. Current Florida LPN license or endorsement. Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain. Successful completion of Level II background screening (fingerprinting) after August 1, 2010.