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LPN- Medical Surgical/ 3NE (Full Time, Night shift)

Company: Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Description Job Summary

Delivers high quality customer service and thrives in a collaborative fast-paced, multidisciplinary approach to total patient care. Works under the direction of a Registered Nurse and within the scope of practice with the Florida Board of Nursing Practice Act. Responsible for delivering routine patient care for newborns through adolescents in a family centered care environment.

Minimum Job Requirements

CPR: Healthcare Provider

Licensed to practice practical nursing in the state of Florida
Qualifications Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provides patient care in accordance with standards of practice, MCH nursing policies & procedures and provides basic care such as feeding, repositioning patient, bathing & changing diapers.

Completes all nursing assessment, reassessments and communicates with RN to provide updates on nursing interventions, and pertinent information related to the patient 's condition or care.

Administers medications, assists with IV Therapy according the hospital policies & procedures. Responsible for specimen collection.

Responsible for restocking of supplies such as gloves, gowns, linen, medical equipment, etc. Assists with room preparation and turnover.

Assists with transporting patients to medical exams, procedures and inpatient unit transfers.

Works collaboratively with all levels of the hospital interdisciplinary team and promotes the team concept within the department and hospital wide.

Completes hand off communication at shift change, transfers, and patient reassignments.

Assists with the discharge planning process and participates in patient and family teaching.

Interacts with patients and families to review plan of care, solicits input and communicate any patient and family concerns to physician.

Documents nursing interventions and patient response to care in the Electronic Health record according to nursing and hospital policies and procedures. per patient

Provides and documents patient/family education including discharge teaching/instructions.

Adheres to all regulatory requirements of the Joint Commission, CMS, DOH, and any other accrediting agencies and following hospital policies and procedures.

Promotes a safe "error free" working environment by consistently performing infection prevention are adhered to on their assigned shift. F: daily/T: ongoing

Provides beside report and patient information at shift change.

Responsible for specimen collection.


Successfully completed a 30-hours post-graduate course on IV Therapy.

Strong customer service, problem solving, critical thinking and conflict resolution skills.

Ability to manage multiple priorities and strong time management skills.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Computer literate.

Performs calculations for medication administration.

Nursing experience in a pediatrics hospital is preferred.

Ability to perform the duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act, ANA Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and Performance.

Work collaboratively and follow the direction of the Registered Nurse and/or Nursing Leader.

Dedicated to providing excellent customer service and meeting customer expectations.

Ability to interpret and analyze data.


Job : Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location : Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department : 3 NORTHEAST-2100-610005

Job Status
:Full Time

Keywords: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Fort Lauderdale , LPN- Medical Surgical/ 3NE (Full Time, Night shift), Healthcare , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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