LPN Job in Miami, FL
Miami, FL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2021
LPN Location US - Florida - Midtown FT/PT/PD FT LPN Midtown/Miami Shores Physician Practice Office Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 am-6:00 pm As Mount Sinai grows, so does our legacy of caring Located in the heart of Miami Beach, overlooking the breathtaking intracoastal waterway, Mount Sinai Medical Center is dedicated to providing exceptional health care to our diverse community enhanced through innovation, technology, teaching, and research. Mount Sinai is South Florida's largest private independent not-for-profit hospital with 672 beds, and a tight-knit community of more than 4,000 employees and 500 volunteers We provide world-class care: The only hospital in Miami-Dade to be named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health A pioneer in innovative medical research in areas such as cardiology, cancer, memory disorders and pulmonary diseases The BEST cardiac surgery survival rate in Florida A new seven-story Surgical Tower with 154 all-private rooms and patient centered technology promotes an exceptional patient experience Job Responsibilities: Patient Care Activities Performs initial re-assessment to include introduction to patient and family, vital signs, re-assessment of chief complaint and notification of physician within 15 minutes of arrival to unit. Obtains and documents a complete nursing admission re-assessment, including physiological and psychological factors to develop an interdisciplinary plan of care within eight hours of admission. Performs and documents an accurate systems re-assessment at the beginning of each shift. Planning Re-evaluates plan of care as required by unit standards and practices. Establishes priorities for patient care based on patient needs as evidenced by completion of assigned duties within shift. Implementation Verbalizes understanding of patient diagnosis and interdisciplinary plan of care. Safely and correctly initiates and documents nursing interventions in emergency situations. Performs 24-hour chart check at the beginning of each shift. Administers, observes, and documents intravenous therapy according to hospital policy. Administers medications within 30 minutes of scheduled time. Observes and documents effectiveness, recognizes and reports adverse reactions immediately. Performs pre-operative and post-operative care and instruction for each assigned surgical patient during shift. Collects and labels specimens per policy when ordered by physician. Administers internal feedings via ng tube, g tube, and/or j tube. Initiates wound and skin protocol upon identification of risk. Inserts intermittent or indwelling urinary catheter using aseptic technique. Minimum Requirements: Graduated from accredited school of practical nursing. Current Practical Nursing Licensure in State of Florida. BLS and CPR required. 1-year clinical experience preferred. Benefits: We believe in the physical and mental well-being of our employees and are committed to offering comprehensive benefits that fit their personal needs. Our robust employee benefits package includes: Health benefits Life insurance Long-term disability coverage Healthcare spending accounts Retirement plan Paid time off Tuition reimbursement Employee assistance program Wellness program On-site childcare & Mater School grades K-3 On-site housing for selected positions and more!