Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) PRN - Multiple Shifts

  • Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay
  • 700 John Ringling Blvd
  • Posted: Apr 15, 2019

Job Description

Plymouth Harbor opened in 1966. We are a lively community located on the Sarasota Bay and committed to an independent life in fellowship one with another. Our goal is to become the Regional Continuing Care Retirement community (CCRC) of choice in the United States and we are recognized as an employer of choice in the region. Our residents and staff share a love of water, a passion for helping others, and a sunset over Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

We are looking for a full time License Practical Nurse for morning, afternoon, and night shifts. This position is located in Sarasota, FL within walking distance to the shops and restaurants of St. Armands Circle and Lido Beach.

Core Responsibilities:
Assist in the planning, development, organization, implementation, evaluation, and direction of assigned shifts’ activities. Meet with administration, medical and nursing staff, and related departments in planning department services, programs, and activities. Assist in development, implementation, and maintenance of nursing objectives and standards. Assist in development, implementation, and coordination of departmental policies and procedures, resident care plans, nursing procedure manuals, and job descriptions. Ensure that departmental personnel, residents, and visitors follow established policies and procedures at all times. Make recommendations to the Director of Health Services regarding staffing, improvement of services, and potential problem areas. Participate in discharge planning, development and implementation of resident care plans and resident assessments. Perform administrative duties as required by departmental policies and procedures and report to the Director of Health Services. Assist in coordinating transportation to other health care facilities and individuals as indicated. Participate in departmental projects and studies as assigned. Coordinate health services, i.e., admissions, discharges, etc. Ensure that a stock level of medications, medical supplies, equipment, and other supplies is maintained. Inspect nursing care service areas and practices regularly to ensure compliance with current applicable regulations.
Basic Requirements:
Minimum one year in the field of Long-Term Care preferred. Must have valid CPR certification. Must have valid certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Florida. Work as a team player.
Physical Requirements:
Must be able to sit, stand, walk throughout the workday. Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability and socially acceptable behavior in order to cope with the physical and emotional demands of the position. Must be able to lift/push up to 100 pounds (with mechanical assistance if lifting)
Plymouth Harbor is a Tobacco free workplace. Our policy to provide a tobacco-free environment for all employees and visitors was established to keep a safe and healthy workplace environment. This policy covers the smoking of any tobacco product and the use of oral tobacco products, “spit" tobacco and e-cigarettes on Plymouth Harbor Property. The tobacco-free policy applies to both employees and non-employee visitors of Plymouth Harbor.

Note to all Agencies / Direct Placement: Plymouth Harbor a team of dedicated recruiters who are responsible for all hiring needs. Our practice is to partner and work with our approved vendors only and on an as needed basis. Plymouth Harbor has identified and finalized our list of preferred vendors and the review process has been closed. We do not accept resumes from recruiting agencies that are not a preferred vendor, have not been authorized or approved by Corporate Recruiting to partner on a position and have not signed Plymouth Harbor’s vendor agreement. Any resumes submitted from unapproved vendors will be considered unsolicited, and Plymouth Harbor will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.