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LPN in Jacksonville, FL at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Provide basic care and medical treatment to individuals served

  • Complete health assessments and provide input of health diagnosis to RN or physician for the development of nursing care plan

  • Follow-up on all physician orders and ensure follow-through on individual's medical/dental appointments

  • Monitor, administer, and record medications promptly, acting as a liaison to pharmacy

  • Review medication error forms, analyze errors, and make recommendations for procedural changes

  • Conduct quality assurance checks on health care records

  • Maintain confidentiality, respect human rights, and practice universal precautions in accordance with company policy and all external guidelines

  • Partner with external agencies to coordinate services and ensure consistent treatment

  • Administer, track, and maintain log for testing of staff members and individuals

  • Provide training to staff members on topics such as medication administration, universal precautions, and infection control

  • Provide training for individuals served on topics such as self-medication, prescribed treatments, sex education/STD prevention, and smoking cessation

  • On an as-needed basis, coordinate, organize, or assist with household activities such as light housekeeping and meal preparation; transport individuals to activities and appointments

  • Participate in the on-call system as needed; may be required to be accessible after hours for emergency coverage


Qualifications:


  • Associate Degree in Nursing or related field or a graduate of an accredited LPN program

  • One year of experience working with population served in a nursing capacity

  • Current state LPN License and other certifications as required by state licensing regulations such as CPR/FA, HIV/AIDS certification, BBP, and ACT training

  • Current driver's license, car registration and auto insurance if providing transportation to individuals receiving services

  • Strong communication skills with ability to build rapport with others

  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented with ability to multi-task