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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - OB/Gyn in Eureka, California

We are looking for a Licensed Vocational Nurse with the HUM Walford OB-Gyn Department at Providence Medical Foundation.

Location: Eureka, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly hours

Shift: 8 hour Days

Job Summary:

Under general supervision of LVN Supervisor/ Clinical Manager, assists in providing patient care within the scope of practice outlined by the California Board of Vocational Nursing.

Essential Functions:

  • Administers medications and treatments (within scope of practice) per provider orders, adhering to medical group policy and procedures and accepted standards of care.

  • Collects and documents patient information, care and treatment provided in a clear and concise manner in EMR.

  • Communicates effectively with internal/external customers providing necessary information in a timely and concise manner to include but not limited to family/patient education, while adhering to HIPAA standards and safety.

  • Anticipates patient care needs and consults with provider as needed.

  • Supports non-licensed staff and other departments by providing licensed nursing care.

  • Responds to and participates in medical emergencies and codes.

  • Maintains current knowledge of SJHMG clinical policies and procedures.

  • Attends and participates in mandatory nursing/business department meetings/in-services.

  • Maintains current knowledge of medications, disposal of wastes, and sterile techniques while adhering to infection control, universal precautions and use of personal protective equipment.

  • Maintains CPR and other appropriate licensure/certifications.

Skills :

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served including knowledge of the principles of growth and development and psychosocial characteristics and interventions for infant (0-1 year), child (1-5 years), school age (6-12 years), adolescent (13-17 years), young adult (18-45 years), middle adult (46-60 years), older adult (60+ years).

  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, and Windows.

  • High level of customer services skills with a genuine caring approach to helping people.

  • Maintain a positive attitude with changing conditions.

  • Demonstrates organizational abilities.

  • Demonstrates dependability.

  • Requires good written and verbal communications skills to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Must be able to work under general supervision.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills, preferred.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • Graduate of a Vocational School or college.

Experience : 2 years of Recent experience in acute care facility or medical group practice.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Current LVN license in State of California.

  • Current CPR Certificate.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience : EMR or IDX experience

License/Certification : IV Certification

Providence Medical Foundation (formerly St. Joseph Heritage Health) includes seven medical groups throughout Northern California, Orange County, High Desert and Los Angeles County. With 175 locations and nearly 4,000 caregivers (employees), Providence Medical Foundation has been continually recognized as a leader in quality, receiving top honors from various organizations, including the Orange County Medical Association for Physicians of Excellence and the Integrated Healthcare Association with distinction in clinical quality. Providence Medical Foundation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence Medical Foundation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: Providence Medical Foundation

Category: LPN / LVN

Req ID: R353703