LVN- Acute

Garberville, CA

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Summary/Objective: The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) employs intellectual, interpersonal and technical skills to perform basic patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. The LVN assists with routine, direct bedside care of patients of various ages. Such duties include, but are not limited to: personal hygiene, vital signs, I&O, use of equipment, ADLs, re-enforcement of teaching, documenting in the medical record, recognizing and responding to emergency situations and administering medication within the LVN scope of practice. The LVN reports to the Registered Nurse.   Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1.    Ability to be a role model in promoting quality care and adherence to the district Vision, Mission, and Values.  Ability to communicate clearly with team members, patients, families, and providers. Ability to display professionalism and diplomacy in the work environment.  Ability to use critical thinking skills to analyze issues, develop plans for improvement, implement those plans, and monitor their effectiveness. 2.    Adheres to all facility policies, including but not limited to; Attendance and reliability: Adheres to attendance, punctuality and absence reporting requirements. 3.    Maintains confidentiality of appropriate records per hospital policy and applicable law.   Competencies 1.    Is able to perform all nursing competencies as noted on the CNA and LVN job descriptions, including maintaining BCLS, ACLS and PALS. 2.    Satisfactory completion of annual employee in-service 3.    Mandatory training programs, Nursing Skills Day attendance. Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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