Licensed Practical Nurse

University of Florida Health Jacksonville, FL
Scope of the Job

Under the supervision of Medical Director, Provider or Nurse Manager, the LPN utilizes the nursing process to assist in the provision of ambulatory health care services that reflect the ambulatory health care providers philosophy and standard of ambulatory health and nursing care of assigned patients.

Essential Functions

1. Maintains patient privacy.

2. Ensures quality and safe delivery of ambulatory health care services.

3. Clinical care is implemented per ambulatory health care standards and policies and procedures.

4. Promotes a positive work environment for staff and patients.

5. Promotes and maintains a provider environment that is in compliance with federal, state and local agencies.

6. Assesses and monitors patients to identify problem, then documents and communicates this information to provider.

7. Functions within guidelines of organization and Florida Nurse Practice Act.

8. Fulfills additional performance and responsibilities as assigned and as necessary.

9. Participates in performance improvement projects

10. Participates as an active care team member in the coordination of patient care.

Secondary Functions

Adhere to all regulatory requirements such as, JCAHO, CLIA, HIPAA, etc.

Job Requirements

Temperament

Must be able to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations. Must be capable of dealing with periodic cyclical workload pressures and levels of responsibility. Required to make independent judgments without supervision. Must be able to make generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on sensory or judgmental criteria. Must have the adaptability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. Requires the ability to work with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.

Skills

Knowledge of JACHO Standards and Ambulatory Care Nursing Standards. Problem-solving abilities, exceptional customer relationship. Knowledge of ambulatory health care or related health care field. Skills in conflict resolution.

Experience

One year LPN experience preferred.

Education Certifications

Current Florida LPN licensure; current Georgia licensure as an LPN may be required if work assignment is in a Georgia location. BLS. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. 30-hour IV Therapy Course approved by the Florida Board for all LPN's assigned in clinics providing Intravenous Therapy (UF Policy AMB-04-012).

UFJPI is an Equal Opportunity Institution

# of Hires Needed

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