OPS LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE Job Listing at MyFlorida in Land O’Lakes, FL
50506004-51253946-20100720110008 Agency Name: Veterans' Affairs
Working Title: OPS LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
Broadband/Class Code: 29-2061-03
Position Number: 50506004
Annual Salary Range: $14 to $15 per hour
Announcement Type: Open Competitive
City: Land O’Lakes
Facility: Baldomero Lopez State Veterans’ Nursing Home
Pay Grade/ Pay Band: BB005
Closing Date: 6/3/2013
The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.
Temporary part-time employment w/o benefits.
Multiple and/or future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement.
Incumbent works assigned shift under the direction of Senior Registered Nurse Supervisor or under the direction of the Registered Nurse designated as shift supervisor.
REQUIREMENTS: Florida licensure as Practical Nurse, license must be faxed to People First, Attention Data Entry, @ 1-888-403-2110. Cover sheet needs to indicate requisition/position number (#50506004); State of Florida employment application submitted through People First, basic or better computer skills required, ability to communicate effectively in English, pre-employment screens (drug test, fingerprints).
Incumbent will, in part: Administer and coordinate nursing care for assigned patients, ensuring quality care; Administer chart medications as ordered by physician; Assist physician with examinations, treatments, special tests and procedures as defined within the scope of practice; Obtain, carry-out and follow physician orders; Assist unit personnel in interpreting routine clinical situations and in executing difficult assignments; Answer call lights, assist patients with personal hygiene and other activities of daily living; Assist with rehabilitation of patients in accordance with medical care plan; Participate in team conferences and shift reports; Assist in assessing, admitting, discharging, and transferring patients; Responsible for documentation of patient condition, record in the clinical record, and report all observed symptoms, reactions, treatments and changes in patient condition; Complete all documentation as required by local, state, and federal guidelines; Orient newly admitted residents to unit; When assigned by Senior Registered Nurse Supervisor or Registered Nurse, manage nursing unit to include work assignments and breaks; Ensure adequate staffing and direct activities of CNAs; Perform other duties as assigned.
Incumbent must have the ability to work under stressful and emergency situations; Understand principles of growth and development for entire life span with ability to provide care appropriate for adult and geriatric patients as appropriate to patient population; Be CPR certified.
JOB FAMILY: HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS
OCCUPATIONAL GROUP:TECHNOLOGISTS AND TECHNICIANS, HEALTH
OCCUPATION: LICENSED PRACTICAL AND LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSES
Care for well or ill individuals in a variety of settings. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intra-muscular injection, and documents in patients' charts.
Provides medical treatment and personal care to patients.
Takes and records patients' vital signs.
Dresses wounds, gives enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages.
Applies compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.
Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge.
Bathes, dresses, and assists patients in walking and turning.
Assembles and uses medical equipment.
Collects samples, such as urine and sputum, from patients for testing and performs routine anthropometric and laboratory tests.
Sterilizes equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave.
Records food and fluid intake and output.
Prepares or examines food trays for prescribed diet and feeds patients.
Assists in delivery, care, and feeding of infants.
Cleans rooms, makes beds, and answers patients' calls.
Washes and dresses bodies of deceased persons.
Inventories and requisitions supplies.
Provides basic patient education as trained.
EXAMPLES OF JOB CHARACTERISTICS
Assisting and Caring for Others
Providing assistance or personal care to others.
Performing General Physical Activities
Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.
Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings
Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.
Handling and Moving Objects
Using one's own hands and arms in handling, installing, forming, positioning, and moving materials, or in manipulating things, including the use of keyboards.
Communicating With Other Workers
Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or electronic/magnetic recording.
Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge
Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.
Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Establishing and Maintaining Relationships
Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate
Actively looking for ways to help people
Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
Identifying the nature of problems
Talking to others to effectively convey information
Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches
Assessing how well one is doing when learning or doing something
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react the way they do
Judgment and Decision Making
Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action
Using mathematics to solve problems
Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience
Medicine and Dentistry
Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures
Customer and Personal Service
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques
Knowledge of plant and animal living tissue, cells, organisms, and entities, including their functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment
Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders
Knowledge of the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
This occupation requires licensure as a practical nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.22 or 8.27.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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.
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