Licensed Practical Nurse AdventHealth North
Address: 1395 S Pinellas
Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida
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You Will Be Responsible
Individuals must possess these
knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to
demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the
job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other
combination of skills and abilities.
1. The Licensed Practical Nurse is
responsible and accountable for identifying his/her individual
educational preparation and experience when accepting an
assignment. Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge and
skills necessary to provide care/services appropriate to the age of
patients served. Identifies knowledge of the principles of
growth and development over the life span of the patient.
Provides the care/services needed as described in the policies and
procedures for the following age groups:
13 years to 17 years
18 years to 64 years
65 + years
2. The level of knowledge and
skill are maintained through position specific criteria-based job
performance standards and age specific competency
Adheres to Hospital and Departmental Policies and
Performs treatments within their scope of training and administers
oral, IM and limited I.V. medications to assigned
Provides direct patient care responsibilities for assigned patients
in an efficient, organized manner under the direction of the
Provides a safe environment.
Performs data collection specific for the age of the patient and
contributes to their plan of care.
Reports all unusual occurrences to the Registered Nurse.
Problem solves, sets priorities with the Registered
Receives, verifies and implements physician
Directs Certified Nursing Assistant as necessary and demonstrates a
positive attitude towards patients, families, employees,
physicians, and students.
Accepts accountability for professional standards, own competence,
and patient outcomes.
Works within the standards set forth by the Florida State Board of
Nursing and Helen Ellis Memorial
Participates in Unit specific and multi-disciplinary Performance
Improvement activities at the Hospital/Unit-based