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LPN / LVN - Clinic

Company: University of Miami
Location: Homestead
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

University of Miami is seeking a LPN / LVN Clinic for a job in Miami, Florida.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Clinic
  • Discipline: LPN / LVN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: StaffLocation: Sylvester Cancer Center - Hematology Oncology--- Provides direct and individualized nursing care to an assigned group of patients under the supervision of a RN--- Collects patient assessment data and notifies appropriate RN of actual and/or potential problem and needs on an ongoing basis; records information concisely, accurately, and completely--- Takes patient vital signs: temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respirations and records on patient record; reports any unusual findings to RN--- Weighs and measures patients and records on patient record--- Administer medications and performs treatments and procedures as assigned by the RN--- Assists with the patient intake process and discharge--- Perform skilled nursing procedures within the scope of safe nursing practice following nursing and hospital policies and procedures.--- Assist physician/ARNP/RN during test or procedures--- Documents appropriate information and in a timely manner according to nursing and hospital policies and procedures.--- Shares responsibility for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care--- Performs more-complex nursing activities as competence increases--- Communicates frequently with the Charge RN regarding patients' physical and mental conditions--- Identifies and utilizes appropriate channels of communication--- Constructively participates in appropriate committees within the nursing department and/or the hospital--- Perform daily checks in each unit covered by the team to ensure all the equipments to be used for the safety of patients and personnel.--- Monitor availability of supplies and order replacement of necessary items to assure efficient operation.--- Respond and assist team members and other personnel in any patient emergencies--- Assist in the orientation of other LPN and or nursing assistants--- Creates a comfortable environment for staff, physicians, and other health care personnel.--- Knowledgeable in and effective in caring out the policies of the clinic and facility--- Supports and participates in performance improvement activities.--- Collects and conduct test ordered by physicians/ARNP from patient Blood, sputum or urine.--- Draw and collect blood specimens for the purpose of laboratory testing--- Set up and administers EKGProfessional Accountability: --- Consistently maintain complete confidentiality on all aspects HIPPA regulations.--- Attends meetings as needed and mandatory in-services--- Acts as role model and maintain professional demeanor at all times.--- Maintains documentation of the continuing education requirements.--- Maintains professional certifications/licensure in active status.--- Seeks/accepts training to learn new skills and maintain current competencies.--- Practices within the guidelines as set forth by the Florida Board of Nursing.--- Meets customers' expectation by listening to them, demonstrating sensitivity and awareness of others. --- Follows through to ensure that established expectations are satisfied; keep customers informed of progress.--- Works effectively and cooperatively in groups/teams to ensure quality patient care. --- Communicates effective with directors and/or manager and other members of the interdisciplinary team.--- Regular, predictable, and dependable attendance.--- Demonstrate dependability/reliability by promptly reporting to work when scheduled.--- Other duties as assigned by the Clinic Nurse SupervisorMinimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):Requires current/valid Florida LPN license. Graduate from an accredited LPN school.BLSMinimum of one year LPN experience preferably in a hospital setting. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.University of Miami Job ID #R100069897-1.About University of MiamiThe University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common mission of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making the University a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 16,000 faculty and staff from all over the world.Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Sick pay
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • Continuing Education
    • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: University of Miami, Homestead , LPN / LVN - Clinic, Healthcare , Homestead, Florida

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