Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Progressive Care in Tampa, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida South Tampa Hospital

Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Progressive Care

Tampa, FL, United States
Full-time • Days > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Nursing Support   Job ID: 189151
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**$5,000 Sign On Bonus for Eligible Applicants** (Must have 1+ year of LPN experience to qualify)

At HCA Healthcare, we are all caregivers. Your ability to make a difference with our patients is at the foundation of all that we do. For over 50 years, HCA has been committed to our patients and to our employees. If you are interested in joining a team where patient focus is number one, apply now!

Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our PCU team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!

At HCA, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a customizable plan. You have the ability to enroll in several medical coverage plans including vision and dental. You can even select additional al la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k, and flex spending accounts for medical and childcare needs, and participate in our tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment programs.  

Progressive Care Unit

South Tampa Hospital’s Progressive Care Unit is a 20 bed unit specializing in Cardiac Care and other Transitional type care.  Our staff takes pride in our unit and lives the motto “Excellent Patient Care through Outstanding Teamwork” every day.  Each of our nurses are ACLS certified, NIH stroke Scale Certified, Advanced Cardiac Rhythm Recognition certified, and many have other PCU specific specialty certifications.  Our staff is known for providing the most individualized, exceptional, quality care possible.  We work in a fast-paced but noticeably friendly area, where fantastic staff is the key to our success.

  • Bed count: 20
  • Types of Cases Commonly Seen: Post cardiac cath, Cardiac diagnosis, Stroke, Sepsis
  • RN to patient ratio: 1:4-5
  • Skill Mix: Registered Nurses, LPNs, Patient Care Technicians, Unit Secretary
  • Schedules:  12-hour shifts
  • Dress code:  Scrubs (individual provides their own)
  • Complete computerized charting ("Electronic Health Record") for patient assessment and care documentation via Meditech
  • Electronic medication administration record (eMAR) is used for the delivery of all medications provided to patients and has significantly reduced errors associated with the  administration of medication hospital-wide
Position Description

The Progressive Care Licensed Practical Nurse, under the direction of Unit Director/Charge Clinical Coordinator and in coordination with Registered Nurses, is responsible and accountable for patient assessment and evaluation and delivery of patient care through the utilization of the nursing process in accordance with physicians’ orders, established policies and procedures, established professional standards, and administrative hospital-wide policies.

Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data. 

South Tampa Hospital, 183 beds, has been providing comprehensive healthcare services for residents of south Tampa for more than 40 years. Recent renovations and the addition of state-of-the-art technology has kept the hospital modernized to provide high-quality medical care, including emergency medicine, diagnostic procedures, surgery, outpatient therapies and acute care for hospitalized patients. With a high caliber medical staff and a team of caring, skilled employees, it’s no wonder South Tampa Hospital has a long-standing reputation for excellence.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified, you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 


Requirements

  • Graduate of Vocational Nursing School
  • Minimum 1 year LPN experience preferred.
  • Currently licensed as a vocational nurse or practice nurse in the state of Florida, in accordance with law and regulation
  • Current American Red Cross or American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS required & ACLS preferred)
  • IV certification required
  • NIHSS preferred; obtained within 30 days of hire.
  • Lifting 50 lbs maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
  • Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills.

 

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Nursing Support
Full-time • Days > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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