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Position:  RN/LPN 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. FT2 32+ hours per week
Location:  Gainesville, FL
Job Id:  446
# of Openings:  2

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. FT2 32+ hours per week     
Oak Hammock at the University of Florida is no ordinary retirement community. We have totally reinvented the concept by creating an innovative community focused on lifelong learning, fitness and health. Situated in a picturesque, resort-style environment, enhanced by intellectual stimulation and interesting neighbors, and energized by our unique university affiliation, Oak Hammock is a retirement destination where life, learning and nature meet.
We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. Do you appreciate working with others as a team to provide the very best care in a fast-paced environment? Do you have a high level of energy? Are you flexible and reliable? If yes, then we need to talk! Our residents look forward to the best care and that starts with you! 

Our Full-Time Benefits Include:
  • Health, dental & vision
  • 401k with company match
  • LTD, STD & ADD insurance
  • Flexible Spending and Dependent Care accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Comprehensive Onboarding
  • Mentor and Preceptor Programs
  • Floating & paid holidays
  • Employee recognition incentives
  • Gator 1 card for special discounts
  • EAP assistance
As an organization poised for additional growth, we offer many different career paths to help you achieve your professional goals. We are seeking experienced LPN's and RN's to join our team. and you can help us!! 
We provide in-service trainings weekly and tuition reimbursement. As an organization poised for additional growth, we offer many different career paths to help you achieve your professional goals. So refer a friend and receive a referral bonus. We are seeking experienced LPN's to join our team. and you can help us!! 
Job Duties:
  • LPN/RN directs the day-to-day functions of the Certified Nurse Aides (CNA) to include but not limited to: ensure compliance with all current rules, regulations and guidelines that govern long term care facilities; ensure work assignments are performed within acceptable nursing standards; make reports/recommendations concerning the activities of CNA; assign CNA to specific Residents: ensure CNA is aware of the member care plans
  • LPN/RN receives telephone orders from physicians and record on the MAR
  • Assures that appropriate, informative and descriptive documentation/medical records are maintained to include but not limited to: chart all accident/incidents involving members and notify physician; chart member’s admission, transfer and/or discharge; transcribe physician’s orders to resident charts, medications sheets and treatment/care plans; document unauthorized discharges in accordance with established department procedures; report all discrepancies noted concerning established member care to DON to ensure that the nurses' notes reflect that the care plan is being followed
  • LPN/RN coordinates nursing services portion of MDS and Member Care Plans/Discharge Plans with other involved department
  • Ensures that narcotic records are accurate and notify DON of any discrepancies
  • As required administer professional nursing services to include but not limited to: obtain sputum, urine and other lab tests as ordered; take and record TPR and blood pressure; tube feeding; suction; apply and change dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy and drainage bags; Range of motion exercises; care of dying
  • LPN/RN participates in the orientation of new member/family members to the Health Care Center; continue to meet with members/family members as necessary
  • Monitors seriously ill members as necessary; notify the member’s attending physician and next of kin when there is an acute change in the member’s condition
  • LPN/RN assists employees in solving day to day questions and issues as they arise
  • Immediately upon hire, train and/or orient employees in all aspects of their position to include but not limited to: job description/essential functions of the job; minimum acceptable levels of performance; risks and prevention to infectious disease; proper and safe use of work tools, equipment and other procedures; proper hand washing techniques; safety procedures, proper use of personal protective equipment and hazard communications program; universal precautions/blood borne pathogens program
  • Assists other employees in lifting and/or carrying unusually large or heavy objects each shift in a manner that complies with company safety procedures
  • LPN/RN effectively communicates with members, families and Health Pavilion Staff
  • Recognizes changes in a resident’s condition, acts appropriately to these changes, facilitating needed care. Reports all changes to the Director of Nursing
  • Sets up and passes medications, observing the 5 rights of medication administration
  • Greets all new members, completes admission paperwork, including admissions intake form
  • LPN/RN facilitates timely discharges from the Skilled Nursing, providing written and verbal information to receiving facility or home care as needed
  • Attends and participate in continuing education programs designed to keep you abreast of changes as well as to maintain your license on a current status. Attend department, in-service and company meetings as scheduled
  • LPN/RN maintains confidentiality of members’ PHI (Protected Health Information) and medical records information as well.  This position is classified as a level 4 in the ePhi Access Group levels
  • This position is considered to be an essential role and the incumbent may be required to work during emergency situations including natural disasters.
  • Completion of a nursing program at an accredited school of nursing
  • Two years of nursing experience in similar setting is preferred
  • Possession of a current Florida nursing license
  • LPN must be able to work with geriatric members and with memory impaired individuals and groups
  • Ability to work closely with professional and non-professional staff members
  • Demonstrates effective supervisory, communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • LPN demonstrates skills and abilities in clinical and administrative areas including ability to work with limited supervision and to make decisions based on established policies and procedures
  • This individual will need to be empathetic, energetic and have an affinity for working with a diverse senior population
  • All applicants must successfully pass a drug screen and Level II background check

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