VNA

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Floater

US-FL-Vero Beach
ID
2017-1842
Type
Part Time
Work Days
Varied
Work Hours
Varied

Overview

The VNA provides compassionate, innovative care of the highest quality, setting the standard for patients and caregivers needing private care, home health, hospice, and community health services. Together, we provide the highest quality patient care.

 

Come Join our team of passionate and skilled professionals! By choosing to work for the VNA, you would be working with an agency that has been voted ‘Best Place to Work’ for 6 years in Indian River County because of the benefits we offer our associates, such as:

  • Competitive pay 
  • Mileage reimbursement per IRS guidelines
  • Flexible schedules available for some positions
  • Onsite, no-cost wellness clinic staffed by a VNA ARNP
  • Free CEU credits
  • Several local and national discounts

 

The VNA is seeking an LPN Floater to provides skilled nursing care following an initial assessment and development of a care plan by an RN.

Responsibilities

  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.  Call MD with verification of medication changes. 
  • Observes patients condition to monitor response to drugs and treatments. 
  • Counsels and teaches patient and family to accomplish goals. 
  • Follows a care plan established by the RN. 
  • Maintains clinical records according to agency, state and federal guidelines. 
  • Follows discharge plans determined by RN. 
  • Follow policy and procedure manual pertaining to nursing procedures and treatments.
  • Reports changes in patient condition to MD, primary case manager and/or Patient Care Manager. 
  • Participates in case conferences, collaborates with team members to identify need for plan modifications and readiness for discharge. 
  • Participates in in-service education programs as well as scheduled staff meetings. 
  • Must work a minimum of one weekend a month; required to work one summer holiday and one winter holiday.

 

Qualifications

  • Current LPN license in the State of Florida
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as an LPN
  • Home Health or Hospice experience is preferred

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