Providence LVN II - Pediatrics Tarzana in Tarzana, California
Providence is calling a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II (Full time/Variable shift) to the Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Tarzana, CA.
We are seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II, who will provide direct, professional nursing care to patients who present urgent, emergency or potential health problems utilizing basic nursing principles.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected
Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients.
Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards. Reports any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline
Basic patient care skills -- vitals, BP, history taking, IM/Sub Q injections, EKG, treadmill, catheterization, PTSs, Accu check, sterile technique procedure set-ups, assist in minor surgeries, pulse oximetry, phlebotomy, autoclaving, controlled substance count
Administer routine immunizations, therapeutic injections and skin tests. Document appropriately
Perform blood pressure checks. Informs practitioner of unusual changes
Assist with emergencies as needed
Establish IV lines and monitors IV therapy of standard solutions
Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all nursing procedures in the medical record
Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of nursing procedures
Communicate clinically significant information to the physician, including but not limited to, abnormal test results, patient concerns and changes in the patient’s condition
Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous infectious waste
Perform daily and weekly environmental cleaning and equipment quality control and maintenance
Order and maintain current inventories of medication and supplies
Check for outdated medication on a monthly basis
Comply with all applicable infection control and safety procedures.
Demonstrate awareness of current state, federal and local laws governing the delivery of care:
Use appropriate reporting mechanisms as required by state laws
Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients
Obtain appropriate authorizations and consents for treatment
Provide sufficient information to allow patients and their significant others to participate in the patient's care
Provide educational resources to the patient/family as appropriate
Assist in the orientation of new personnel to the office
Obtain ongoing education consistent with level and area of practice
Maintain current American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers and other appropriate licensure/certifications
Completion of an 8-hour preceptor class
Orient and train new personnel or assist in re-orienting / re-training existing personnel
Review appropriate checklist and monitor completion of specific areas
Help the orientee seek learning opportunities with a review of pertinent Policy and Procedure, observation skills, and checklist completion
Provide feedback to supervisor on areas completed and areas needing additional training
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited LVN school of nursing.
Two years current medical office experience with references.
Verified skill sets defined by department usage.
Current California LVN license.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Health Care Providers from the American Heart Association.
UR/QA and surgery scheduling knowledge.
Knowledge and patient education skills.
About the organization you will serve:
Facey Medical Group is a multi-specialty medical group with over 160 physicians providing care to the growing population in the North & East regions of Los Angeles & Ventura Counties. Twelve medical clinics, including two urgent care centers and dedicated women's centers, are located across the San Fernando, Santa Clarita, and Simi Valleys. The group began as a single medical practice over 90 years ago.
Facey is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit 5-state network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, affiliated services and educational facilities spanning from California to Alaska.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: LPN/LVN
Req ID: 267168