LOCATION: Fountain Valley, CA, United States92708

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

We are currently seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) for both full and part-time positions providing medical treatment and personal services to individuals with disabilities in the Fountain Valley, CA area. Eligible candidates must have current LVN/LPN licensure in the state of California.

Qualifications:
  • Current CA LVN license.
  • Up-to-date clearances and training. 
  • Ability to give and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with the public.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of sterile technique.
  • Consistently demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to customers, contracted providers, and vendors.
Responsibilities:
  • May perform nursing care functions such as vital signs, removal and/or application of dressings for assessment by licensed provider.
  • Cleaning or irrigating wound after provider’s assessment and instructions, shaving and skin preparation, ear washes, NG insertion & lavage, urinary catheter insertion & irrigation.
  • Reinforce standardized self care procedures as directed by licensed provider.
  • Recognizes and responds to acute emergency situation following established procedures.
  • Orients patients to system policies and practices.
  • Provides appropriate instruction sheets based upon provider direction.
  • Reviews instruction sheet with patient.
  • Administers medications, excluding IV medications, as ordered by provider.
  • Observes and documents patients’ response to medications and therapy.
  • May perform tuberculin, coccidioidin and histoplasmin skin tests, provides such tests are part of a tuberculosis control program.
  • May perform immunizations provides they are based upon written protocols.
  • Completes necessary arrangements or organizes treatment rooms prior to surgical and/or examination procedures by setting up or laying out instruments, drapes and sponges contained in sterile trays and assembling equipment items as required for particular procedures as directed.
  • May assist licensed provider with patient examinations and treatments by positioning, restraining patients, and assisting as directed.
  • Provides assistance in treatment rooms during minor surgical procedures and/or various diagnostic examinations by positioning and draping.
  • May hold clamps or retractors, sponge vascular areas, and pass instruments as specifically directed by the physician.
  • Assures safety of patient during procedures.
  • May prepare and transport items such as medical equipment and laboratory specimens.
  • May clean and disinfect instruments/equipment according to standardized procedures.
  • Follows Universal Precautions. Reports incidents of failure to follow procedures to Department Administrator or designee.
  • Maintains departmental files, performing duties such as pulling file and assembling forms prior to appointment, and filing returned diagnostic reports as directed.
  • Initiates and/or completes diagnostic rest forms per provider order, telephones prescriptions to pharmacies, relays medical information from physician to patient, and relays information from patient to physician.
  • Charts in patient’s medical record as indicated.
  • May perform lab tests including urine dip-tests, acetone tests, hemoccult tests, tests to determine. PH, protein, PKU.
  • May perform hearing and vision tests, glaucoma tests and visual acuities.
  • Collects, by non-invasive and invasive techniques, and preserves specimens for testing, including urine, and sputum and stool.
  • Participates in Department Quality Assurance activities.
  • Performs other duties, as required, such as checking patients’ medical records for incomplete data and relaying message to staff personnel.

CATEGORY: Residential | JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Part-Time |

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