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Home Health Licensed Vocational Nurse

Job ID SCH-1822269 Date Posted 12/31/2018 Location Crescent City, California
Position Overview:
Under the direction of the Registered Professional Nurse, utilizes the nursing process in the care of selected patients experiencing changes in the normal health processes ranging in age/developmental stages from infants (pediatrics) to geriatrics with the main focus on adults to geriatrics.
Reports directly to the Clinical Supervisor and to the CMRN/Visiting Nurse for day to day patient care issues.  The LVN/LPN receives direction from the RN Clinical Supervisor and RN Case Manager.  The LVN/LPN interacts with patients, families, Home Health Aide and other Home Medical Services staff members.  Essential Job Duties Include & Are Not Limited To:  THIS POSITION ACTS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A LICENSED PROFESSIONAL NURSE Provides individualized, goal-directed nursing care to patients on continuous basis utilizing a team nursing process from admission to discharge.  This includes employing skills of assessment by actively participating in information gathering so that the LVN can assist with the development of care consistent with the nursing team process. The LVN/LPN implements the team nursing process developed to provide skillful, efficient, safe individualized nursing care based on patient care standards.  Completes 6 visits per 8 hour day with all documentation completed timely.  The LVN/LPN is cognizant of the fact that the RN and LVN/LPN are the members of the nursing team legally accountable for the provision of nursing care.  This position is not authorized to sign any contracts or legal instruments which bind the company to any agreement for goods or services.  The position is not permitted to authorize any operating expenditures and further, may not formulate any policy. 


Qualifications:
Education:
Associates Degree Required
Graduate of an approved vocational nursing program.  Applicants who have successfully challenged and passed the LVN/LPN exam will be considered on an individual basis Required
License and Certifications:
Licensed Vocational Nurse – LVNrequired
Licensed Vocational Nurse - Blood & IV Certified - LVN-IV-O required
Basic Life Support Certification - HealthCare Provider - BLS-HCP required
Driver License, Valid and in State - DL NUMBER required
Automobile Insurance – INSURANCErequired
Experience:
One year experience as an LVN/LPN or Nursing Assistant in an acute health care setting within the last three years required


Organization: Sutter Coast Hospital, Crescent City, CA
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Rotating
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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