Landmark Hospitals
  • Naples, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

About us: Landmark Hospitals is a privately owned, seven hospital system with locations in Georgia, Missouri, Utah and Florida. Landmark Hospitals are licensed as acute care hospitals and certified as long-term acute care hospitals in order to specialize in providing transitional care for medically complex patients. Each of our hospitals is recognized as the regional Transitional Care Hospital of choice in their respective markets. What makes Landmark Hospitals especially unique is that the company is owned by a surgeon, so the focus on people, quality, safety, and clinical outcomes resonates throughout the company.

Summary: Provide in-depth clinical expertise under the direction of the RN. LPN's are responsible for the assessing, planning, delivery and evaluating of each level of nursing care provided to patients throughout their stay. Will also actively plan for the management of patient outcomes across the continuum of care.

The licensed practical nurse administers basic and defined nursing care to assigned patients under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse. The LPN performs a variety of direct and indirect patient care duties, including administration of medications, treatments, documentation and IV therapy, if certified. The LPN is responsible for assisting the registered nurse in assessing, planning, and evaluating each level of nursing care throughout the patient stay

Will work in close cooperation with specialists in a variety of disciplines, including (but not limited to) Physicians, Pharmacists, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Wound Care, Dietary Therapy, Social Work and Dialysis.

Responsibilities:                                                                         

  • Conduct comprehensive patient assessments
  • Provide direct care for patients and management of their conditions under the direction of a Registered Nurse, particularly with regard to vital signs, lab work, and education
  • Collaborate with Physicians, RN's and various disciplines within the hospital in order to manage patient care
  • Contributes to the safe and effective operation of the nursing unit
  • Interact and communicate with patient family members

Requirements:

  • LPN License
  • IV experience preferred
  • BLS and ACLS certification
  • Ability to assess patients quickly in emergency situations in stressful environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Superior analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Team, detail and goal oriented
  • Positive, professional and empathetic demeanor
  • Acute care and/or LTAC, medsurg experience preferred

 

 

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