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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Unit Coordinator in Ocala, FL at Avante

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

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Job Description

Attention LPNs seeking additional growth and responsibility: Avante has LPN Unit Charge Nurse opportunities available

As an Avante Centers Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Unit Coordinator, the position is entrusted with the responsibility of caring for our residents, families, co-workers, visitor and all others, as well as doing so with the utmost integrity representing Avante as an organization.  The primary purpose of the position is for managing the staffing needs and providing supervision for the nursing staff providing direct resident care to ensure quality resident care on the assigned unit.  This position assists in staff development.  Such supervision is in accordance with current federal, State and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern our facility. The position is required to provide innovative, responsible healthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results. 

This position is delegated the administrative authority, responsibility and accountability necessary for carrying out assigned duties.  This position is responsible for providing direct resident care in according with established plans.  This position supervises other facility LPNs, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), and Unlicensed Personnel (UP) in accordance with all applicable Florida Statutes and Section 64B9-16.002, Florida Administrative Code. 

This opening is for Mon - Fri, shift 7 AM - 3 PM. 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in good standing and meet all applicable federal and state licensure requirements.  Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) must complete the LPN Supervisory Course within 90 days of hire and it is recommended that the LPN be in school/training to satisfactorily complete the requirements to become a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Completion of secondary education or otherwise show ability to read and write in a legible and understandable manner.
  • Must speak and understand English.
  • Must be able to supervise and instruct others.
  • Previous supervisory experience or completion of appropriate supervisory training program, or as required by state law.
  • Must maintain current CPR certification.
  • Positive attitude toward the elderly.

Education and Experience:

  • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in good standing and meet all applicable federal and state licensure requirements. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) must complete the LPN Supervisory Course within 90 days of hire and it is recommended that the LPN be in school/training to satisfactorily complete the requirements to become a Registered Nurse (RN);
  • Must be 18 years of age;
  • Completion of secondary education or otherwise show ability to read and write in a legible and understandable manner;
  • Must speak and understand English;
  • Previous experience in a supervisory capacity;
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures and laws, regulations and guidelines governing long-term care;
  • Must maintain current CPR certification.

 

 

Avante provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, Veterans' status, national origin, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender, genetic information or any other category protected by law.  In addition to federal requirements, Avante complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

 

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