GiaCare, Inc.

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

    Location US-FL-Tampa
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-3948
    # of Openings Remaining
    0
  • Overview

    Licensed Practical Nurse

    Are you an experienced  Licensed Practical Nurse? Would you like an opportunity to give back to our men and women in uniform?

    We are currently accepting resumes for Licensed Practical Nurse to provide medical services at the Department of Defense Military Health System (MHS), (MacDill AFB)Tampa, Florida area.

     

    Monday – Friday

    0700-1600 or 0730-1630

    No federal holidays 

    No weekends 

     

    For consideration please send resumes to: vramirez@giacare.com 

     

    GiaCare is committed to quality in everything we do. We carefully match our employees to the right opportunity. We have earned the Joint Comission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Healthcare Staffing Services

     

    Join a team whose business is built on a history of integrity, honesty, and reliability.

     

    As a GiaCare team member, you are eligible for the following benefits:

    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • Short and Long-term disability
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Federal Holidays
    • CEU Reimbursement
    • 401K

    Responsibilities

    Core Duties:
    • Serves as a Practical Nurse performing patient care and nursing administrative duties for outpatients in accordance with established policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
    • Initiate, perform and complete assigned duties in providing care to variable patient populations.
    • Complete assigned patient care based on the patients’ conditions, use judgment in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments, and accurately recognize, report and record relevant patient information.
    • Monitors and records age appropriate physiological measurements.
    • Observe, identify and respond to the patient’s needs for care, including medication, equipment-assisted care and patient/family education.
    • Prepare and administer prescribed medications (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular and/or intravenous) and perform treatments according to established policies/procedures.
    • Recognize urgent or emergent patient care situations, seek assistance of the RN and/or MD/DO, and initiate appropriate emergency interventions as directed.
    • Perform support duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized practices or procedures, which include preparing the patient, assisting in the diagnostic examination, preparing and handling specialized instruments or other specialized equipment, and monitoring the patient’s condition before, during, and following the procedure.
    • Assists with patient check-ins, admissions, discharges and transfers as directed. Provides individualized patient teaching on appropriate topics to include preventative healthcare and health maintenance.

    Qualifications

     

    • Certificate. Graduate from an accredited community college, junior college, college, university or vocational nursing program approved by the appropriate State agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
    • One year of practical or vocational nurse experience after graduation. Experience performing care and treatment of patients; operating and maintaining therapeutic equipment; properly administering oral and parenteral medications; conducting paraprofessional portions of physical examinations; or assisting in medical treatment of patients in accordance with established procedures and protocols, within the LPN scope of practice. Must have understanding of and ability to correctly utilize and/or apply; medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, psychology, pharmacology, medical ethics and legal concepts, clinical procedures, patient care; emergency medical treatment to include cardiopulmonary resuscitation, aseptic technique, specimen collection, diagnostic testing, prepare and administer oral and parenteral (excluding IV) medications, vaccination procedures, mechanisms of anaphylax.is and shock and their treatment; prescription drugs and their administration; operating and maintaining therapeutic equipment, risk management, medical contingency operations, computer operations in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records
    • Board eligible or board certified
    • Current, full, active and unrestricted license as a practical or vocational nurse. Must have and maintain throughout course of contract, a current, active, valid, unrestricted license (with no limitations. stipulations or pending adverse actions) to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) from a US jurisdiction. License must he recognized and accepted by the State of practice in. accordance with governing regulations
    • Basic Life Support

    Gaicare is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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