(Per Diem) LPN - UMHC/SCCC - OPD 1 & Spine Clinic

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-12
Req: R100034678
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The University of Miami UMHC/SCCC OPD 1 & Spine Clinic an exciting opportunity for a Per Diem LPN. The LPN will perform patient interviews and obtains vital signs.
Assists with admissions, discharges and transferring patients within the facility.
Administers medication and therapies within the scope of safe nursing practice following nursing and hospital policies and procedures. Perform skilled nursing procedures within the scope of safe nursing practice following nursing and hospital policies and procedures. Arrange for tests and procedures. Documents appropriate information and in a timely manner according to nursing and hospital policies and procedures. Perform daily checks in each unit covered by the team to ensure all the equipments to be used for the safety of patients and personnel. Monitor availability of supplies and order replacement of necessary items to assure efficient operation. Respond and assist team members and other personnel in any patient emergency situations. Coordinate patient’s necessary preparations for certain procedures to others: charge nurses, unit nurses, nurse liaisons, ARNPs, technologists, and physicians. Reports daily to Clinic Nurse Supervisor unit concern/issues. Valid LPN License, and a minimum of one year relevant work experience, ACLS, BLS certifications.
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Posted: 9/13/2019
Application Due: 10/8/2019
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