Licensed Vocational Nurse
Job Type
Full-time
Description

General Summary:   

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) functions under the direct supervision of the Clinical Director. The LVN provides nursing care to patients of all ages; from pediatric to geriatric, within the LVN scope of practices


Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Administers prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts
  • Observes patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication      or treatment, and taking any necessary action
  • Answers patients' calls and determine how to assist them
  • Measures and records patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration
  • Provides basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating      bedsores, giving enemas or douches, rubbing with alcohol, massaging, or performing catheterizations
  • Works as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions
  • Supervises nurses' aides or assistants
  • Evaluates nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other healthcare team members as necessary
  • Assembles and use equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers
  • Records food and fluid intake and output
Requirements

Job Specifications: (Knowledge, skills, abilities and experience normally required for competent performance)


Education and Knowledge

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Require knowledge of medical equipment, and      medical terminology
  • Knowledge of quality assurance standards      preferred
  • Demonstrates knowledge of safety, infection      control & emergency policies and procedures

Experience

  • Must have minimum 1 years’ experience
  • · Nextgen User preferred

Skills and Abilities

  • Bilingual and Bi-literate Spanish/English preferred
  • Good written, oral and customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Natural at building relationships; empathetic, compassionate, trusting, flexible, good listeners and energetic.
  • Excellent logical reasoning and judgment skills; must be detail-oriented and organized
  • Demonstrates initiative, exertion, drive, desire for self-improvement, and learning ability for advancement

Licensure and Certificates:

  • Current California LVN license
  • BLS Certificate