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LPN New Grad Residency Program - Med Surg - Full Time Nights - Ocala - $7,500 sign on bonus

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Ocala
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:


Licensed Practical Nurse Residency Med Surg - AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471


Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Up to $7,500 sign on bonus for qualified candidates
  • Horse Capital of the World
  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county


Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time / Nights


You Will Be Responsible For:


    • Collects data (e.g. physical, psychosocial, environmental, developmental, pertaining to the health status of patients in assigned nursing unit in a comprehensive manner under the direct supervision of the RN.  
    • Identifies and relays patient discharge planning needs on admission and throughout the patient's stay in collaboration with RN or Case Manager. 
    • Reviews and implements patient care plan on assigned unit in collaboration with the RN, patient, family, and health care team. 


    • Demonstrates the ability to interpret diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition, including, but not limited to, lab results, non-invasive monitoring data and interdisciplinary team notes.


    • Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge, skill and adherence to all pertinent regulatory standards.
    •  Follows strict infection prevention precautions.
    • Adheres to policy and procedure regarding all aspects of medication safety.


    • Promotes an exceptional patient experience by abiding to compassion and image standards and fostering excellent nurse-patient relationships through effective/therapeutic communication with the patient, family, and visitors, including but not limited to and as applicable, hourly rounding.
    • Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team by completing thorough hand-off communication in all situations.
    • Follows chain of command when appropriate.


    • Demonstrates knowledge and skill in the recording and accessing of all patient information in electronic medical record according to policy and in real time.
    • Performs appropriate and legible documentation, recording all procedures and assessments within established timeframes, and in accordance with standards of care, departmental policy and practice guidelines.


    • Abides by American Nurses Association Scope, Standards and Code of Ethics.
    • Participates in practice changes, process improvement initiatives and completes all residency program and education requirements by the due date.
    • Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.  
    • Exhibits desire to learn, teach, mentor and advance nursing skills.

What You Will Need:

  • Knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures
  • Ability to work as a Team player within a unit
  • EKG competency testing (based on facility/unit requirement)
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current State of Florida Practical Nursing License
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification


Job Summary:

The License Practical Nurse (LPN) in collaboration with the Registered Nurse are responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities to identified age-specific groups.  License Practical Nurses entering a dual phased training program that encompasses unit based orientation and Transition to practice session will be under the direct supervision of a preceptor, utilizing the marriage state module for principal duties and responsibilities during the training program,  with eventual transition to independent practice into the collaborative care model after successful training in phase of the program.  Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth, Ocala , LPN New Grad Residency Program - Med Surg - Full Time Nights - Ocala - $7,500 sign on bonus, Other , Ocala, Florida

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