$26.00-29.00 depending on experience with shift and weekend differential pay.
9 openings available.
Internal Number: 1879347248
Miami Jewish Health is one of the largest providers of healthcare and living options for aging adults in the Southeast. Our four-star rated skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility is located on a beautiful 20+ acre campus just north of mid-town Miami.
We serve approximately 1200 patients and residents each year, providing a full range of long-term care, treatment, support and post-hospitalization services. Join us now to do purposeful work with our diverse and respectful team.
Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Summary Provides direct patient care, meeting both psychological and physical needs of the patients in accordance with their care plan, regulatory agency and departmental guidelines. Maintains standards of nursing care, under the supervision of registered nursing personnel, in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Nursing Department and regulatory agencies. Provides work direction to Certified Nursing Assistants.
Essential Job Functions
Performs nursing care for assigned patients/residents per established department guidelines, policies and procedures.
Handles admissions, discharges and transfers of assigned residents/patients.
Shares responsibility for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care plans and nursing care.
Performs documentation according to established standards and procedures.
Prepares, administers, and concisely, accurately, and completely records medications in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications.
Receives, transcribes and carries out physicians’ orders.
Oversees and assists with meal service.
Oversees, assists and guides the work of CNAs in the daily activities.
Provides coaching to CNA’s and participates in the annual performance appraisal process.
Assists in the orientation of new personnel when requested.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing
Experience in a long-term care/skilled nursing facility environment preferred
Current LPN license by the Florida State Board of Nursing
Current American Heart Association BLS Certification
IV Certification preferred
Knowledge of long term care / skilled nursing facility environment
Self-directing. Able to work with little direct supervision.
Environment Work Conditions:
Normal working condition with adequate lighting and ventilation
Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals; bio-hazardous waste; flammable, explosive gas
Ability to stand or walk 90% of the day.
Ability to bend and stoop frequently.
Ability to do frequent lifting and turning of patients/residents per department’s policies and
Infectious Material Exposure:
Routine exposure to blood/body fluids/tissues.
Ensures that resident’s/patient’s rights are adhered to
Demonstrates professionalism and accountability
Demonstrates a caring attitude consistent with Miami Jewish EmpathicareSM toward MJH residents, patients, family members, employees and other facility guests
Demonstrates excellent communication skills
Ensures confidentiality and security of patients’ medical information
Identifies and utilizes appropriate channels of communication
Able to speak, read and write English
Able to think and act calmly to meet unusual occurrences of the job
Adheres to the organization’s Mission, Vision and Values
Participates in departmental activities, meetings and in-services and follows established guidelines
Maintains a safe working environment
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
We believe in the power of empathy, the value of relationships and the importance of a life well-lived. Come see why Miami Jewish Health is unlike anywhere you’ve ever worked before. We offer competitive compensation, medical/dental/vision coverage, 403b retirement savings plan, free on-campus parking, onsite fitness center and more.
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