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Providence Health & Services Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Redondo Beach, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - Family Medical Center (Full time, Day Shift) at our Providence Medical Institute in Redondo Beach, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Act as a resource to the patient care delivery staff

  • Demonstrate competency with all position related software programs

  • Actively participate in continuing education and meetings

  • Demonstrate the Providence Core Values including patient-centered care and service; respect, caring and compassion; teamwork and partnership; continuous learning and improvement

  • Promote the mission of Providence externally in a positive way.

  • Function as an ambassador for Providence when interfacing with anyone outside the organization

  • Develop and maintain effective and professional relationships with all patients, staff, and providers

  • Consistently use AIDET system for excellent service

  • Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and caregivers by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected

  • Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients

  • Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards Report any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or clinic manager

  • Provide basic patient care skills like vitals, history taking, EKG, catheterization, Accu check, sterile technique procedure set-ups, assists in minor procedures, pulse oximetry, phlebotomy, lab draws, autoclaving, controlled substance count, etc.

  • Protime testing and procedure set-ups

  • Arrhythmia monitor hook-up

  • Administer oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, topical, or intra-dermal medication after the mediation has been properly verified for the Rights of

  • Medication Administration

  • Administer routine immunizations, therapeutic injections and skin tests Document appropriately

  • Perform blood pressure checks

  • Inform provider of unusual changes

  • Assist with emergencies as needed

  • Establish IV lines and monitors IV therapy as appropriate to LVN scope of practice

  • Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all nursing procedures in the electronic medical record

  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of nursing procedures

  • Demonstrate effective nursing judgment

  • Communicate clinically significant information to the physician, including but not limited to, abnormal test results, patient concerns and changes in the patient’s condition

  • Perform call backs of test results as directed by the Provider and within LVN scope of practice

  • Take patient phone calls and asks clinically appropriate questions

  • Communicate this information to the physician and follows up according to physician direction

  • Report promptly any suspected or potential violations to laws, regulations, procedures, policies and practices, and cooperates in investigations

  • Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of bio hazardous infectious waste

  • Perform daily and weekly environmental cleaning and equipment quality control and maintenance

  • Order and maintain current inventories of medication and supplies

  • Check for outdated medication on a monthly basis

  • Seek guidance and direction as necessary, for the successful completion of job duties, asking appropriate questions when in doubt

  • Comply with all applicable infection control and safety procedures

  • Demonstrate knowledge of all applicable compliance and legal requirements of the job based on the scope of practice of the position

  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner in the community

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited LVN school of nursing

  • Current CA State LVN license

  • IV Certification

  • Current BLS-HCP-Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers from

  • American Heart Association (AHA)

  • 2 years current nursing experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing experience in an ambulatory clinic setting, or

  • Minimum of 1 year nursing experience in an acute care setting

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records, Windows, and Excel-based software

About the location you will serve:

Providence Health & Services Southern California is further developing its physician integration strategy. Historically, the largest asset has been Providence Medical Institute, a medical foundation that provides administrative and other support services to affiliated medical groups. Providence Medical Institute is expected to grow significantly in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.

Providence Health & Services Southern California is further developing its physician integration strategy. Historically, the largest asset has been Providence Medical Institute, a medical foundation that provides administrative and other support services to affiliated medical groups. Providence Medical Institute is expected to grow significantly in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.

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-Redondo Beach

Req ID: 241772

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