Requisition No: 297382
Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Working Title: OPS LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - 67965443
Position Number: 67965443
Salary: $25.00 Per Hour
Posting Closing Date: 04/28/2021
Agency for Persons with Disabilities - Sunland Center - OPS Licensed Practical Nurse
Salary: $25.00 Per Hour - 40 Hours Per Week - Every Other Weekend Off - 1st & 2nd Shift
This is work providing practical nursing services to patients under the direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician, licensed osteopathic physician, licensed podiatrist, or a licensed dentist.
Administers medications and treatment as ordered. Check medications for accuracy when returned from Pharmacy, following established policy/procedure. Administer treatments such as, but not limited to sterile dressings, enemas, irrigations, cauterizations. Take vital signs, weights, perform breast exams, evaluate patient/clients, and assist staff in the care of clients.
Evaluate complaints of residents, evaluate acutely ill or injured patients, notify the RN or physician as appropriate. Notate physician orders and follow through when required regarding any treatments, medications, diagnostic procedures request, diets, lab, x-ray, infection reported, etc. Document all evaluations of resident complaints in accordance with policy and procedure. Complete all nursing notes, nursing Active Treatment Plans, Support Plans, and summaries as required. Monitor ordered lab for completion, enter lab orders in the scheduling system as required. Monitor required examinations and consults for scheduling and completion using the electronic scheduling system.
Check monthly updates for accuracy, prepare for provider signature. Check new monthly MAR against previous month for accuracy, ensure correction of any discrepancies.
Monitor charting compliance of direct care staff and report deficiencies to immediate supervisor or designee regarding BM’s, menstrual cycles fluid intake, seizure activity and other special problems, etc.
Makes rounds with clinician when required. Make routine rounds on houses using nursing skills to check health status of patients, precautions for safety measures of patients such as side rails, chairs, stretcher, and/or safety restraints. Accompany residents on trips off/outside of the center as scheduled. Keep medical supply cabinets and treatment rooms stocked, clean and orderly on a daily basis. Make weekly checks of medical supplies for expiration dates.
Attend Active Treatment Plan meetings, nurse’s meetings, in-services as scheduled.
Give and accept a thorough report at beginning/end of shift upon to ensure continuity of care upon assuming responsibility for work assignment.
Perform other relate duties as required.
Licensure as a practical nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.22 or 8.27.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position
Knowledge of nursing principles and techniques.
Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
Skill in the use of medical equipment and instruments used in providing nursing care.
Ability to demonstrate manual dexterity in providing nursing care.
Ability to administer medications and treatments.
Ability to work with patients.
Ability to interpret and follow medical instructions.
Ability to observe patients' symptoms and reactions to treatment.
Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:
It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer. No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.
WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).
ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS. IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.