Licensed Vocational Nurse

US-CA-San Diego
# of Openings
1
Promontory Home Health
Category
Licensed Practical Nurse

Overview

Vocational Nurses of San Diego: Promontory Home Health is searching for a Full-time nurse to join our team. This is a great opportunity to be a part of an extremely talented team of health care professionals.

 

Job Summary:

The Licensed Practical /Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Provides direct patient care as defined in the CA Nurse Practice Act and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse
  • Assists the physician and registered nurse in performing specialized procedures in accordance with physician orders and the plan of care
  • Provides accurate and timely documentation of clinical/progress notes consistent with the plan of Ensures that documentation is completed in the Home Care Home Base system within the time parameters established by the agency
  • Assesses and provides patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care
  • Participates in coordination of home health services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines (HHA, OT, PT, MSW, ST, and Dietitian) to the registered nurse and/or Clinical Coordinator, Director
  • Participate in interdisciplinary patient care conferences each week and maintains ongoing communication with all disciplines involved in patient plan of ca re
  • Prepares equipment and materials for treatments observing aseptic techniques as required
  • Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently
  • Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques
  • Participates in personal and professional growth and development
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited vocational nursing program
  • Preferred two (2) years nursing experience. Community/home health or medical/surgical experience is preferred
  • Currently licensed as a licensed practical nurse or licensed vocational nurse in the agency state of operation
  • Complies with accepted professional standards and
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication
  • Licensed driver with automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with agency
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Products
  • Ability to develop demonstrated proficiency in utilization of the Home Care Home Base health record system

 

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