Licensed Vocational Nurse- Emergency-FT/Nights in Huntington Park, CA at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 8/8/2022

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Job Description
Job Title: LVN / LPT 

Job Summary:
LVN / LPT  functions under LVN Scope of Practice. Works under supervision as needed by a Registered Nurse, carry’s out the established plan of care for an assigned group of patients. Uses observation, planning, and implementation skills to ensure the performance of direct care activities required to provide and maintain individualized quality patient care. Specific areas of responsibilities include: administration of medications under scope of practice, performance of treatments, gathering of data of patient assigned. Contributing to an individualized plan of care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, provision of patient education as directed, maintenance of a record of care provided and insuring that hygiene and comfort measures are provided. Reports to RN, Charge RN, Nursing Director

Essential Job Duties:

Current experience in an Emergency Room preferred

Current BLS, ACLS, PALS 

 Demonstrates competency in the collection of data (within Scope of Practice) in the patient population served including but not limited to the following :
o Risk Behaviors
o Reinforcement of EDU needs
o Psychosocial needs
o Clinical care
 Coordinates care under the direction of the RN for the patient/ significant others as well as other members of the health care team
 Demonstrates ability to prioritize patient care and determine nursing interventions utilizing critical thinking in compliance with hospital policies and procedures, acceptable standards of practice, regulatory standards within Scope of LVN Practice.
 Provides patient care throughout the continuum
 Serves as a role model for the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization and fulfills other job duties as requested within Scope of Practice
 Maintains current competencies as well as updated knowledge in specific area of practice

Behavioral Standards:
 Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.
 Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external