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Licensed Practical Nurse II Progressive Care Unit FT Nights

Req #: 17011723
Location: Tampa, FL
Job Category: Nursing
Organization: Florida Hospital Tampa
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Description
Work Hours/Shift
FT, Nights
 
Florida Hospital Tampa
 
Our hospital has celebrated many firsts in Tampa’s health care history since we opened our doors in 1968. Today, more than four decades later, Florida Hospital Tampa continues to offer innovative medicine as we elevate health care in the Tampa Bay region.
 
At Florida Hospital Tampa, our diverse clinical specialties provide world-class health care to our patients. We offer the most trusted, expert care in key specialties including cardiovascular care, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's health, cancer and surgery. Our skilled surgeons not only utilize minimally invasive and robot-assisted procedures, but they are also leaders in improving these advanced techniques.
 
You will be responsible for:
  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers—in person or on the telephone.
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments.
  • Participates in hourly rounding for outcomes using the AIDET technique.
  • Incorporates Caring Model behaviors and culturally competent care into daily practice.
  • Demonstrates organizational commitment standards and values.
  • Adheres to organizational standards for dress and professional appearance.
  • Demonstrate collaboration and teamwork in managing patient flow-i.e. promotes timely patient placement by following hospital policy for patient admission, discharge and transfer.
  • Participates in peer interviewing and peer review process
  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the delivery of nursing services.
  • Collection of comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health/situation and unit specific data for process improvement initiatives including: Initiates patient data base within expected timeframe, initiates consults as indicated from database collection, assists RN in identifying patient/family teaching and discharge planning needs.
  • Assists the RN in planning interventions and goals with the patient /family based on identified problems and desired outcomes for the plan of care Participation in collection of outcomes data for unit specific PI outcomes.
  • In collaboration with the RN, the patient’s plan of care is developed, individualized and prioritized daily in collaboration with the patient, family and health team members that is sensitive to the patient’s cultural and spiritual needs and to attain expected
  • outcomes.
  • Implements the identified plans for patients and unit specific process improvement with appropriate nursing interventions and physicians orders in an accurate, timely manner and documents intervention according to hospital policy. Documentation meets criteria for core measure, charges, PI improvement, and all quality/regulatory standards as measured by chart audits.  Assists RN in implementation of the plan of care through delegation to appropriate to skill level including but not limited to: NTs, CNAs, Unit Secretaries, RTs, PTs. Educates patient/family based on assessed learning needs.
  • Evaluates progress toward attainment of expected patient outcomes and unit specific process improvement outcomes daily, in collaboration with RN, with patient, family and health team members.
  • Maintains safe practice by demonstrating unit specific clinical competency and demonstrating compliance with all regulatory standards.
  • Ensures safe and effective handoff communications and documentation of such between care givers.
  • Demonstrates safe practice in the administration of medications.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to pain management by alleviating and reducing pain to level acceptable to patient.
  • Integrates ethical decision making into daily nursing practice.
  • Integrates research findings and Evidence Based Practice into practice.
  • Acts as a patient advocate.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills appropriate to level of experience.
  • Integrates population specific standards when planning care.
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional and personal growth-i.e. completes all mandatory educational requirements, maintains unit based certification, attends 75% of unit staff meeting, optional: acts as designated preceptor, attends hospital wide committees, member of shared governance council.

 
Qualifications
What will you need:
 
  • Graduate of a school of practical nursing.
  • Current license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Florida or licensure from another state with verification of application and eligibility for Florida licensure by endorsement.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS required
  • American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS required

 


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