Ascension Health LPN - Long Term Care in Pensacola, Florida

Job ID: 246460

LPN - Long Term Care

Pensacola, Florida

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: LPN - Long Term Care

City, State: Pensacola,FL

Location: Haven Of Our Lady Of Peace

Department: Skilled Nursing Facility 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Rotating

Marketing Statement

Thank you for your interest in Northwest Florida’s leading health care provider – Sacred Heart Health System.

Northwest Florida is a growing, family-oriented community, offering a mild climate, year-round recreational opportunities and beautiful sugar-white beaches along the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

As part of Ascension – the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system – Sacred Heart offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Our associates consistently give high ratings to their workplace engagement and leadership’s support for their well-being.

Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915. While our technology has improved dramatically and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. For our more than 100-year history, we have been blessed with talented associates who believe in our mission and are dedicated to serving our patients and families.

Sacred Heart Health System includes hospital campuses in Pensacola, Miramar Beach and Port St. Joe, Florida, as well as The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart – Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital – and Sacred Heart Medical Group, the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida. In affiliation with the University of Florida, Sacred Heart offers the region’s only kidney transplant program, as well as physician residency programs to train the next generation of doctors in internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology.

To learn more about Sacred Heart Health System, visit www.sacred-heart.org .

Job Description

Job Summary:

Provides basic bedside care to long term care patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or physician, functioning within scope of license.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.

  • Performs routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.

  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self-care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care. Assures resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate.

  • Monitors daily care given to residents and documentation provided by nursing assistants.

  • Monitors resident's condition and promptly reports any significant changes to the physician and/or RN Supervisor.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse credentialed from the Florida Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certification specializing in IV Therapy.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • A Graduate of a Practical Nursing program required.

Work Experience:

  • No experience required.

  • One year of experience in long term care nursing preferred.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the Sacred Heart Health System Team, please apply by completing an online application.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Sacred Heart Health System is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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