Why are so many talented nursing professionals flocking to Lee Health?
Stability: Nearly 100 years of quality service.
Growth: Expanding services to meet the needs of the community, with the new Golisano Children’s Hospital opened in May 2017, and Gulf Coast Medical Center plans to double in size by 2020.
Location: Beautiful Fort Myers/Cape Coral on the Southwest Florida coastline.
Reputation: HealthPark Medical Center and Lee Memorial Hospital have been ranked among America’s 50 Best Hospitals, placing these hospitals in the Top 1% of more than 4,500 hospitals in the nation!
Shift differential for 7:00 pm - 7:30 am is $6.00 for entire 12 hour shift.
Hiring Incentive for RN with 2 years or more of experience.
Want to CHAT? Copy and paste the appropriate URL address to register:
Open Tuesdays from 8:30a - 9:30a EST: https://tinyurl.com/yajrc6lw
OR Tuesday's from 12:30p - 1:30p EST: http://tinyurl.com/y8jpcpyl
The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing an excellent customer experience while ensuring patient care is delivered safely, effectively and efficiently. This position is responsible for the collection of patient health data and the safe delivery and documentation of selected acts such as administration of treatments and medications. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for collecting data in a systematic and ongoing manner which is based on patient response to treatments, medications and changes in condition. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for implementing patient care which follows physician orders or falls under the guidance and discretion of the registered nurse, while incorporating knowledge of patient’s age and cultural diversity. This position ensures care delivered is safe and meets the requirements of the Florida Nurse Practice Act, license, regulatory agencies and LMHS policies and procedures. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for professional communication and collaboration with other health care team members to ensure the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Other responsibilities include; assisting with procedures, performing phlebotomy, processing lab specimens and the safe operation of medical equipment. This position provides patient education as directed by the physician.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent.
Graduate of accredited Practical/Vocational Nursing program.
Experience: 3 years recent clinical experience in a multi-physician office, urgent care or ambulatory/outpatient setting preferred. Must be able to draw labs.
Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) LPN is preferred.
License: Florida Licensed Practical Nurse.
Other: Above average communication skills. Adaptable and participative with technology changes. Basic to intermediate knowledge of Electronic Health Record (EHR) preferred.
Specialty Areas: AHA BLS required. Must obtain within first 90 days of hire.
Lee Health is the leading provider of health care in Southwest Florida and has served the citizens of Lee County and surrounding communities since 1916. Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals and comprehensive health care services in facilities and office locations throughout Southwest Florida. With more than 1 million patient contacts each year, Lee Health is the fourth largest public health system in the United States and one of the largest in Florida. Lee Health is a progressive, financially sound health care provider with over 11,800 employees, 1,300 community physicians and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians.