Job: Licensed Practical Nurse

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Job Description

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Licensed Practical Nurse
Health Care
Doral
Florida

The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of a physician. Participates in the planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care within the objectives, standards, and policies of the department. Effectively interacts with patient, family members, and other health care team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing by performing the following duties.

  1. Provides direct and individualized nursing care to an assigned group of patients based on the application of scientific principles, under the supervision of a physician.
  2. Assists patients, family members, or other clients with concern and empathy; respecting their confidentiality and privacy and communicating with them in a courteous and respectful manner.
  3. Takes and records patient's vital signs and dresses wounds as appropriate.
  4. Identifies and reports all incidents that occur in the work area.
  5. Maintains a clean, neat, and safe environment for patient and staff according to policy and procedures.

 


QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of two years of experience working as an LPN.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be patient in dealing with an elderly population and sympathetic to hearing or vision deficiencies. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Provides direct and individualized nursing care to an assigned group of patients based on the application of scientific principles, under the supervision of a physician.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Fluent in English and Spanish required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

 

Valid Florida Licensed Practical Nurse license, CPR Certification, ACLS.