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Licensed Practical Nurse - Ambulatory

Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: July 17, 2021

Job Description:

Responsible for providing an excellent customer experience while ensuring patient care is delivered safely, effectively and efficiently. This position is responsible for the collection of patient health data and the safe delivery and documentation of selected acts such as administration of treatments and medications. Responsible for collecting data either directly or telephonically in a systematic and ongoing manner, which is based on patient response to treatments, medications and changes in condition. Responsible for the implementation of patient care and patient education, which follows providers orders or falls under the guidance and discretion of a registered nurse, while incorporating knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity. This position ensures that the care delivered is safe and meets the requirements of the Florida Nurse Practice Act, licensure, regulatory agencies and Lee Health policies and procedures. Responsible for professional communication, patient education and collaboration with other health care team members to ensure the achievement of desired patient outcomes.Educational Requirements
Required:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
Preferred:
    Additional Requirements:
    • Graduate of accredited Practical/Vocational Nursing Program
    Experience
    Required:

      Preferred:
      • Less than 1 year of Physician Practice/Outpatient experience

      Additional:
        State of Florida Licensure Requirements
        Required:
        • Licensed Practical Nurse
        Additional Requirements:
        • none
        Certifications/Registration Requirements
        Required:
        • none
        Preferred:
        • BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)
        Additional Requirements:
        • Above average written and verbal communication skills. Adaptable and participative with technological changes. Proficient use of Electronic Health Record (EHR) preferred. Early/late hours and/or weekends may be required.

        Keywords: Lee Health, Fort Myers , Licensed Practical Nurse - Ambulatory, Other , Fort Myers, Florida

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