Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 10:08 PM
Agency: Veterans Affairs
Working Title: OPS LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE :
Salary: 16.00 hourly
Posting Closing Date: 10/10/2017
OPS LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Clyde Lassen State Veterans Nursing Home
St. Augustine, St. Johns County
Paid Hourly: 16.00
Willingness to work weekends and holidays as required.
Licensure as a practical nurse in accordance with F.S. 464
Must have up to date CPR certification.
Knowledgeable in the use of computer applications: Microsoft Office, including Outlook.
Successful completion Level II Criminal Background Screening and drug screen
Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:
Experience passing medications in a skilled nursing facility.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS / EXPECTATIONS:
Provide quality care to the veteran residents to ensure their health, safety and security in accordance with established agency Standard Operating Procedures and Nurse Practice Act. Perform assigned duties to include but not limited to administration of medications and treatments per MD order, monitoring and providing interventions to meet the needs of the resident, completing accurate clinical documentation reflective of residents current status and supervising CNA and other supportive care giver.
Administer medications and perform treatments to assigned patients. Complete documentation of needs and treatment as required by local, state, and federal requirements. Assist team members in giving care to patients. Administer direct care using nursing skills and judgment as needed. Evaluate and document the patients condition and nursing needs. Set goals and prescribe appropriate nursing interventions to meet the physical, psychological, social rehabilitative and discharge planning. Initiate and share in leadership of team conferences in development of individualized nursing care plans.
Assign nursing care to team members in accordance with the patients needs and available staffing. Coordinate other duties as needed. Direct and evaluate nursing care provided to patients. Assist with orientation of new personnel. Coordinate nursing care of patients when scheduled for therapy or procedures by other departments/disciplines. Establish and maintain communications and utilize teaching opportunities with patients and other significant individuals.
Report pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate person (i.e. physician, head nurse, charge nurse, and/or nursing supervisor and appropriate family member). Record observations accurately and concisely. Assist physicians with special tests and procedures within the scope of the Florida Nurse Practice Act.
Maintain the standards of nursing care and implement the policies and procedures of the facility and nursing department. Follow all local, state, and federal rules and regulations. Comply and perform within the scope of practice as defined by the Florida Nurse Practice Act.
Ensure economical utilization of supplies and ensure that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner. Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients such as cardiac arrest. Participate in the maintenance of a clean and safe environment.
Actively participate in continuing educational programs for self:development and in overall quality improvement programs.
Perform other related duties, including special projects, as assigned.
All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida Employment Application.
The successful candidate will be required to pass a security background check to include fingerprinting and/or drug screening and particip
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