Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Apopka – MedSurg Surgical w/ Telemetry Unit
AdventHealth Apopka is a seven-story, 120-bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catheterization lab
The hospital also features a 30,000-square-foot emergency department with pediatric-friendly beds, imaging services, a full-service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and on-site fire station
The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50-bed hospital that AdventHealth had operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decades
All private rooms
State of the art equipment
LENS (Learning and Engagement System) digital platform for high reliability transformation
Active Unit Practice Council (UPC)
Inpatient Top Performer for Excellence in Patient Satisfaction 2020
Work Hours/Shift: 3/12 hr. shifts weekly and every other weekend; 7am-7pm
Applicable experience required.
Must live 50 miles outside of campus address.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity and culture. Assists with physician exams and data. Participates in obtaining a nursing history. Performs physical exam on admission and throughout shift including gathering physical, mental, social and spiritual Participates in education and discharge planning using established education materials.
Performs and legibly documents basic nursing procedures and medication administration
Collaborates with RN and makes appropriate nursing decisions and interventions. Interprets diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition. Recognizes and reports problems.
Supervises other healthcare team members in the clinical environment. Utilizes knowledge base to assist with orientation, training, and education of new personnel.
Promotes a safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees, identifies and reports environmental concerns to the management team. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards and AdventHealth policy and procedure.
Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations. Strictly adheres to all infection control practices
Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department. Adheres to all policies and procedures.
Maintains professional competency by participating in continuing education and appropriate learning experiences both internal and external. Attends pertinent conferences.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking, and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Articulates comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and specialty nursing theory and practice for all age groups.
Computer knowledge and skills.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of a school of practical nursing.
Successful completion of state recognized 30-hour IV therapy course.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience in the clinical setting related to area of specialty
Experience with cardiac monitoring and rhythm interpretation
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Licensed Practical Nurse
PREFERRED LICENSURE OR REGISTRATION:
The Licensed Practical Nurse gives direct and indirect nursing care under the direction of a professional nurse and performs routine duties in caring for identified age specific groups (may include neonate to geriatric). Approaches patient care using the nursing process of planning, implementing and evaluating outcomes. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
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