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LPN Emergency Services (Full Time, Day Shift)

Company: Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Location: Miami
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Summary
Delivers high quality customer service and thrives in a collaborative fast-paced, multidisciplinary approach to total patient care. Works under the direction of a Registered Nurse and within the scope of practice with the Florida Board of Nursing Practice Act. Responsible for delivering routine patient care for newborns through adolescents in a family centered care environment.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Licensure within the State of Florida or Multi-State Enhanced Nursing License Compact (eNLC) - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) required within one year in the position
  • American Heart Association PALS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment within 2 years in the position
  • Level II Background Check - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.
    Qualifications Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Completes nursing pain assessment, pain reassessments, and vitals within appropriate timeframe. Communicates with RN to provide updates on nursing interventions, and pertinent information.
    • Assists with collecting specimens, transporting specimens to laboratory, obtaining medication from pharmacy, performing EKG, performing CPR, and assisting in various procedures as needed.
    • Provides point of care testing with documentation of results in the EMR to include: RSV, Flu, Strep, Pregnancy Tests, I stat - glucose, Occult blood.
    • Actively supports patient by transporting to all areas within the hospital for procedures and admissions. Provides support to the RN to manage flow of patients efficiently during the shift.
    • Administers appropriate medications and assists with IV Therapy.
    • Completes bedside hand off communication at shift change, transfers, and patient reassignments.
    • Provides discharge planning paperwork including school notes and participates in patient and family teaching.
    • Documents nursing interventions and patient response in a timely manner according to departmental procedures in the Electronic Health record.
    • Responsible for restocking of supplies. Assists with room preparation and turnover.
    • Promotes an -error free- working environment by consistently providing high-quality safe care as prompted.
    • Works to meet/exceed department standards & achieve hospital-wide CEI/SEI standards by completing documents in a timely manner, & being accountable to regulatory requirements of accrediting agencies.
    • Provides continuous supervision, observation of behavioral health patients,and adheres to non-violent crisis intervention strategies (CPI).Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
      • ACLS within 1 year in the position and in good standing throughout employment preferred
      • Nursing experience in a pediatrics hospital is preferred
      • Successfully completed 30-hours post-graduate course on IV Therapy strongly preferred
      • Strong customer service, problem solving, critical thinking and conflict resolution skills
      • Ability to manage multiple priorities and strong time management skills
      • Effective verbal and written communication skills
      • Ability to navigate and effectively utilize electronic patient care record
      • Performs accurate calculations for medication administration
      • Ability to perform the duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Care Act, ANA Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and Performance
      • Able to work collaboratively and follow the direction of the Registered Nurse and/or Nursing Leader
      • Dedicated to providing excellent customer service and meeting customer expectations

        Job : Nursing - Clinical

        Primary Location : Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

        Department : EMERGENCY ROOM NURSING-2100-670600

        Job Status
        :Full Time

Keywords: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami , LPN Emergency Services (Full Time, Day Shift), Healthcare , Miami, Florida

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