Licensed Practical Nurse – Tampa - FOX 13 News

Licensed Practical Nurse – Tampa

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Job #9818625

Must have the following in order to apply:

  • Associate's degree
  • Valid State of Florida License as a Practical Nurse (LPN)

Required Screenings:
Background check (level 2 background check includes fingerprinting), education check, reference check and drug testing/screening.

Job Description:
The Licensed Practical Nurse will perform a wide variety of personal care activities and accommodative services. Primary duties involve basic nursing procedures for the comfort and well-being of patients, handicapped children and others, including recording vital signs, collecting specimens, administering prescribed procedures and observing patient reactions. An incumbent will perform duties under the general supervision and licensors of an RN, an ARNP, or a Physician who evaluates performance through observation of work, periodic conferences, critiques, and/or records and reports.

Major duties:

  • Assists supervisory/professional personnel in providing for physical care of patients, handicapped students, and others
  • Performs basic medical procedures according to written protocols and under supervision of a registered nurse
  • Administers first aid & medications as directed & observes patient for reactions
  • Maintains records of daily health service activities and assists with other clerical tasks
  • Maintains assigned area of room in a neat, clean, manner
  • Responds to telephone inquiries
  • Maintains and retrieves medical records as necessary
  • Handles any medical emergencies that arise at the work site
  • Maintains current records of occupational and physical therapy orders
  • Performs related duties as required

Work Environment:
Clinical environment at a school.

Days & Hours:
Full-time position, Monday through Friday, first shift. Complete schedule will be discussed with applicant.

Pay:
Depends upon experience.

Application Process:  Email resume in Word format with Job # to: fariaj@workforcetampa.com

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