Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018 4:37 PM
Agency: Veterans Affairs
Working Title: SENIOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE :
Posting Closing Date: 02/19/2017
Licensed Practical Nurse
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Clifford Chester Sims State Veterans Nursing Home
Panama City, Bay County
Annual Starting Salary: 37,
***Other vacant LPN positions (shifts) may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date***
Employment Histories that state see resume will not be considered. Applications must be thorough and completed in entirety, including 10 years of work history providing explanations for any gaps in employment.
Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays as required.
Licensure as a Practical Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 / eligibility to practice nursing in accordance with the Florida Administrative Code.
Must have up to date CPR certification.
Successful completion of a current Level II Criminal Background Screening and Drug Test.
Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:
One (1) year of experience working with a geriatric population in a skilled long:term care facility.
Knowledgeable in the use Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook.
Provide quality care to the veteran residents to ensure their health, safety and security in accordance with established agency Standard Operating Procedures and Nurse Practice Act.
Perform assigned duties to include, but not limited to, administration of medications and treatments per MD order; monitoring and providing interventions to meet the needs of the resident, completing accurate clinical documentation reflective of residents current status; and supervising CNAs and other supportive care givers.
Reports to the Nursing Supervisor.
Provides administrative support that is technical in nature through established nursing standards, the individualized care plan and interdisciplinary team work according to established local and FDVA policies and procedures.
Coordinates shift assignments to team members, providing supervision of licensed and unlicensed staff and follow up to ensure completion of assignments.
Provides assistance as needed with all aspects of resident care, treatments, assistance with self:administration of medications, coordinating medical appointments and spending time in social interactions with residents each shift worked.
Report resident concerns and needs promptly to the appropriate team member.
Assist with monitoring and accountability of residents to enable medical personnel to accomplish health related tasks.
Follow Residents Rights policies at all times and maintain confidentiality of resident information.
Consistently work cooperatively and respectfully with residents, family or resident representatives, facility staff, physicians, ARNPs, consultants and ancillary service providers to assist residents to achieve maximum abilities, safety and promote happiness.
Document services and care plan outcomes appropriately within the facility software/database.
Participate in staff development and orientation of new personnel.
Performs other duties as required.
Attends all in:service programs, training classes and domiciliary meetings. Assumes responsibility and accountability for information contained in the Employee Handbook.
Observe all facility safety, infection control, risk management, HIPAA policies and procedures, and internal quality improvement processes.
This position is within the Career Service System
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace
• Location: Panama City
• Post ID: 13472917 panamacity