Providence LVN - Cancer Center in Santa Monica, California
Providence is calling a Licensed Vocational Nurse for Full-Time Day Shift to Saint John's Ambulatory Cancer Center in Santa Monica , CA
We are seeking a 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
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.
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Job Category: LPN/LVN
Location: California-Santa Monica
Req ID: 271249