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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

VITAS Type Full time Posted 7/2/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/20/2014
FL - Florida (All) - Jacksonville Referral - n/a -    

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Job ID: 2013-24095
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 1
Category: Nursing

More information about this job:

Overview:

The Licensed Practical Nurse administers nursing care according to the plan of care to terminally ill patients admitted to the VITAS program, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state where the VITAS program is located.

  • Provides direct skilled bedside nursing care.
  • Evaluates patient /family needs in the preparation and executions of the interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient on the team and the effectiveness of treatments and monitors patients reactions.
  • Performs selected acts in care of the terminally ill under the direct supervision of a registered nurse; such acts include the administration of treatments and medications.
  • Participates in Nurse LPN on- call rotation/schedule in order to meet the needs of patients and families
Qualifications:
  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Florida.
  • More than one year (preferably two years) of satisfactory nursing experience and at least one year in a hospital as an LPN/LVN on an adult medical/surgical unit
Education:
  • Completion of course of study as required acquiring state licensure.
  • Graduate of an approved school of Practical/Vocational nursing.

Additional Information:

 

Due to the number of interested applicants we receive, we will only be contacting applicants we would like to invite for on-site interviews. If you are not selected at this time, your information will be stored and included in this pipeline. Thank you for applying with us.

Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V