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FDVA # 50509408, OPS REGISTERED NURSE, PORT CHARLOTTE, CHARLOTTE COUNTY

Date: Nov 28, 2017

Location: PORT CHARLOTTE, FL, US, 33954

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Requisition No: 20947 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: FDVA # 50509408, OPS REGISTERED NURSE, PORT CHARLOTTE, CHARLOTTE COUNTY

Position Number: 50509408 

Salary:  $20.00 / HOUR 

Posting Closing Date: 12/11/2017 

Douglas Jacobson State Veterans' Nursing Home

Port Charlotte, Charlotte County 

Shift:  3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. (30 minute lunch)

Paid Hourly:  $20.00

May be eligible for benefits if time worked averages 30 hours or more per week

***Other vacant OPS Temporary Registered Nurse positions may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date*** 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be willing and able to work weekends and holidays
  • Must possess a current Florida Registered Nurse License
  • Must possess a current CPR certification
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Successful completion of a Level II Background test and Drug Screening

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Experience in long-term care or 120 bed skilled nursing facility
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Medication Administration 

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND EXPECTATIONS:

Provide quality professional care to the veteran residents to ensure their health, safety and security in accordance with established agency Standard Operating Procedures and Nurse Practice Act.  Provide initial and ongoing assessment of the resident population.   Perform assigned duties to include but not limited to administration of medications and treatments per MD order, monitoring and providing interventions to meet the needs of the resident, completing accurate clinical documentation reflective of resident’s current status and providing supervision and guidance to the LPN, CNA and other Allied Health Care Professionals.  Works under the direct supervision of the Senior Registered Nurse Supervisor.

Administer medications and perform treatments to assigned patients.  Complete documentation of needs and treatment as required by local, state, and federal requirements.  Assist team members in giving care to patients.  Administer direct care when professional nursing skills and judgment are needed.  Assess and document the patient's condition and nursing needs.  Set goals and prescribe appropriate nursing interventions to meet the physical, psychological, social rehabilitative and discharge planning.  Initiate and share in leadership of team conferences in development of individualized nursing care plans.

Assign nursing care to team members in accordance with the patients' needs and available staffing.  Coordinate other duties as needed.  Direct and evaluate nursing care provided to patients.  Assist with orientation of new personnel.  Coordinate nursing care of patients when scheduled for therapy or procedures by other departments/disciplines.  Establish and maintain communications and utilize teaching opportunities with patients and other significant individuals.

Report pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate person (i.e. physician, head nurse, charge nurse, and/or nursing supervisor and appropriate family member).  Record observations accurately and concisely.  Assist physicians with special tests and procedures within the scope of the Florida Nurse Practice Act.

Maintain the standards of nursing care and implement the policies and procedures of the facility and nursing department.  Follow all local, state, and federal rules and regulations.  Comply and perform within the scope of practice as defined by the Florida Nurse Practice Act.

Ensure economical utilization of supplies and ensure that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner.  Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients such as cardiac arrest.  Participate in the maintenance of a clean and safe environment.

Actively participate in continuing educational programs for self-development and in overall quality improvement programs.

Perform other related duties, including special projects, as assigned.

This is an Other Personnel Services (Temporary) position. 

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Myers