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LPN / LVN - ED - Emergency Department - $19+ per hour

Company: Palm Beach Health Network - Tenet
Location: Delray Beach
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Palm Beach Health Network - Tenet is seeking a LPN / LVN ED - Emergency Department for a job in Delray Beach, Florida.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: ED - Emergency Department
  • Discipline: LPN / LVN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Up to $10,000 Sign on Bonus
    Position Summary:
    A Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible and accountable for the delivery of nursing practice and utilization of the nursing process related to patient care under the supervision of a register nurse.
    1. Reports for scheduled shift on time and prepared to assume responsibilities.

    • -- Reports to work in proper uniform or attire.
    • -- Leaves for meal break on time and returns on time.
    • -- Varies work schedule to meet the needs of the department.
    • -- Ensures all overtime had been approved by the department head prior to working.
    • -- Schedules all time off with supervisors approval.
    • -- Strictly adheres to hospital attendance/tardiness policies 100% of the time.
    • -- Wears I.D. badge and locator badge in visible location at all times on hospital property.

      2. Attends and participates in meetings and is responsible for information communicated at meetings.

      • -- Attends all hospital mandatory in-services on a timely basis as scheduled.
      • -- Participates as an active team member at staff meetings.
      • -- Reads communications and acts upon in a positive and informative manner.
      • -- Is an active participant on assigned committees.

        3. Adheres to Corporate, Regional, hospital and departmental policy and procedure 100% of the time.

        • -- Reads and comprehends the company's Standards of Conduct. During the past evaluation period, has demonstrated compliance with the company's Ethics program.
        • -- Completes Standards of Conduct training on hire and annually as assigned.
        • -- Understands that compliance with Corporate Integrity Program is a condition of employment and violation of any principals or practices if the program will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.
        • -- Maintains confidentiality regarding patient/employee/facility/corporate information 100% of the time.
        • -- Accepts change as an opportunity for growth, learning and development; adapts to changing procedures and goals in a cooperative and positive manner.

          4. Assists all patients, family members, physicians, visitors and employees in a professional and courteous manner.

          • -- Extends special attention and sensitivity to all patients, visitors, physicians and fellow employees.
          • -- Assists in maintaining an atmosphere of cooperation with other departments and allied professionals.
          • -- Demonstrates respect and cooperation in all staff relationships, and a genuine willingness to prevent or resolve inter-personal conflicts.
          • -- Demonstrates the ability to participate in and/or implement team decisions.
          • -- Actively participates in and encourages actions that promote good public relations with patients' families, visitors and the community. Focus should always be on ensuring patient satisfaction to reach PSMS goals.
          • -- Works together in a spirit of teamwork.

            5. Follows Infection Control procedures at all times.
            Clinical Personnel

            • -- Strictly adheres to Standard Precautions by adhering to the usage of personal protective equipment when handling blood or body fluids.
            • -- Cleans hands before and after all patient contact. Washes hands and other skin surfaces with soap and water thoroughly and immediately if contaminated with blood or other body fluids and before and after patient contact.
            • -- Dispose of sharps in puncture resistant needle boxes.
            • -- All healthcare workers who participate in invasive procedures must routinely use appropriate barrier precautions. Wear gloves, goggles, and surgical masks for all invasive procedures.
            • -- All specimens of blood and body fluids should be placed in a well-constructed container with a secure lid to prevent leaking during transport. Specimen containers should be placed in biohazardous coded plastic bag for transportation.
            • -- Adheres to isolation procedures and techniques at all times as applicable.

              6. Adheres to the following environmental care standards.

              • -- Demonstrates adequate knowledge of Safety Policies and Procedures, the use of SDS sheets, Hazardous Material procedures, and Safety Codes.
              • -- Demonstrates adequate knowledge of Security issues, i.e., personal protection, protection of personnel and hospital property

                7. Demonstrates the ability to adapt to a varied populations served including age-specific and culture.
                Minimum: Graduate of an accredited school of Licensed Practical Nursing
                Prior clinical experience minimum 1 year
                Current Florida LPN license; American Heart Association BLS certification. For Telemetry and higher acuity units, ACLS (AHA) and EKG also required.
                Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law. Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.Tenet Job ID #2305018736-5. Posted job title: Licensed Practical Nurse Emergency Department Full Time DaysAbout Palm Beach Health Network - TenetTenet's Palm Beach Health Network is one of the largest healthcare networks in Palm Beach County, consisting of Delray Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Palm Beach Children's Hospital, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, St. Mary's Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center, along with various ambulatory surgery centers, outpatient facilities and urgent care centers. All of our hospitals have received prestigious awards and accolades, national rankings and multiple accreditations. We are dedicated to the standards of excellent patient care that are the hallmark of the Tenet brand.Benefits
                • 401k retirement plan
                • Employee assistance programs
                • Medical benefits
                • Dental benefits
                • Vision benefits
                • Life insurance
                • Discount program

Keywords: Palm Beach Health Network - Tenet, Delray Beach , LPN / LVN - ED - Emergency Department - $19+ per hour, Healthcare , Delray Beach, Florida

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