All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Student Loan Repayment Program
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Schedule: Full Time 12 Hour Day or Night
Shift: 12 Hour Day, Every Other Weekend
Location: 2450 North orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee, FL
The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Hospice Care
The role you’ll contribute:
The IPU LPN is responsible for identifying patient/family/caregiver needs and providing skilled nursing and supportive care to patients in residence at the Hospice of the Comforter Inpatient Unit in accordance with the plan of care, and policies and procedures.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Provides patient care in the IPU.
Provides skilled nursing care to an assigned group of patients in the Inpatient Unit and applies palliative nursing principles and techniques in the treatment of patients.
Ensures that patient is as comfortable as possible and provides nursing care, emotional support and education to the patient/family/caregiver.
Assesses patient condition and reports change to RN. Administers medications to patients within the patient care plan and physician’s plan of treatment in compliances with the Florida Nurses Practices Act.
Answers patient’s call bell in a timely manner.
Orders medications for assigned patients.
Provides all required documentation required for maintaining patient records, including shift assessments, medication administration and treatments. Complete required documentation in prescribed manner, to include assessments, chronological flow, medications and treatments.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Training: Graduation from an accredited nursing school program is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted at the discretion of the Administrator.
Experience: A minimum of 3 years nursing experience in a Hospital, Inpatient Unit or nursing facility environment is required. Hospice experience is preferred.
Certificates and Licenses Required: A clear/active Florida LPN License, Basic Life Support (BLS) and IV certification are required. Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN) certification, preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) required
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.