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Providence Health & Services LVN in Santa Monica, California

Description:

Providence is calling a LVN (Full Time/Day Shift) to the Ambulatory Cancer Clinic at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica , CA.

We are seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) who will give patient care with the full range of licensure, hospital policy and within the parameters of JCAHO, Title XXII, under the direction and delegation of a Registered Nurse. Delegate specific duties to NA/AA.

In this position you will:

  • Perform physical assessment/data collection

  • Participate in goal directed plan of care based on patient outcomes

  • Implement care based on department and hospital standards:

  • Follow established protocols and procedures

  • Participate in evaluating effectiveness of care

  • Participate in identifying patient/significant other learning needs and demonstrates measures to meet these

  • Delegate to appropriate patient care team members

  • Demonstrate applied knowledge when caring for selected patient populations including care appropriate to the age of patients served on the unit

  • Demonstrate competency in selected skills including, but not limited to:

  • Performing physical assessment, IV therapy, and GI/GU intubation

  • Administering PO, IM, SQ, and topical medications

  • Measuring vital signs, intake and output

  • Using equipment such as IV infusion pump, glucometer, restraints and computer.

  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own professional practice in regards to:

  • Attendance, punctuality, and confidentiality

  • Positive public relation image and working relationships

  • Obtaining necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competence

  • Completing all mandatory requirements, including annual safety films, CPR, infection control and annual physical

  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, department and hospital goals including:

  • Attending and participating in team meetings

  • Volunteering or accepting assignment for projects

  • Mission, vision and team ground rules

  • Demonstrate documentation on patient care records and unit forms

  • Administer and control narcotics

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current California LVN license

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people

  • Must be able to prioritize, organize, and coordinate

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in a staff position

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines. The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

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.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 244023

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