Licensed Vocational Nurse

Nursing Santa Rosa, California


Description

Spring Lake Village, Santa Rosa

LVN


Now offering a $3,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS!
1,000 paid at 30 days
1,000 paid at 180 days
1,000 paid at 1 year


Functions independently in performing the nursing process through ongoing assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of safe therapeutic care for patients overt and covert needs and/or complications of treatment during his or her assigned shift. Provides direction to ancillary members of the health care team. Works cooperatively with the Registered Nurse and other members of the health care team to complete and revise the Minimum Data Set.

Responsibilities

  • The Licensed Vocational Nurse demonstrates proficiency in performing all nursing skills, knowledge of procedures and protocols, safe and efficient use of specialized equipment, and accurate administration of medications.
  • Completes assignments in a timely fashion including maintenance of equipment and supplies necessary for provision of patient care, Medication stock, and Medical Surgical supplies
  • Coordinates patient care activities with other nursing staff and physicians
  • The Licensed Vocational Nurse identifies any changes in patient status and reports to the appropriate health care professional.
  • Handles all resident contacts in a courteous, professional manner and receives, places, and transfers calls using appropriate telephone etiquette
  • Assists in orientation of new staff by sharing knowledge, experiences and acting as a preceptor or mentor
  • The Licensed Vocational Nurse completes notification forms according to protocol and notifies appropriate personnel, and performs any other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to deal with patients from ages 55 to 120
  • Ability to work well with others and perform a variety of assigned duties

Education and Qualifications

  • Current license to practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of California
  • One year of experience in either acute care or long term care preferred
  • Current CPR certification

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