Description: POSITION PURPOSE
The Licensed Vocational Nurse, under the direction of a Registered Nurse, is responsible for providing nursing care, health teaching, and health counseling of assigned patients during a given shift. The LVN assures the delivery of care by assisting in the implementation of the interdisciplinary and nursing plan of care.
. Requirements: POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Licenses or Certifications
Current license to practice vocational nursing in the state where currently practicing (LPN/LVN)
CPR required, ACLS preferred
Education, Training, and Experience
Graduate of an accredited school of professional vocational nursing.
Skills and Abilities, Proficiency and Productivity Standards
Promotes healing environment and utilizes resources for optimal patient outcomes.
Organizes and prioritizes tasks and projects; accurately completes job responsibilities within the specified time constraints
Adheres to ethical, regulatory and accreditation standards
Speaks and communicates English effectively, both in verbal and written format
Maintains confidentiality of patient information
Respects Patient Rights and promotes customer satisfaction
Works cooperatively with co-workers and other hospital employees
Adapts to changes necessitated by guest/staff situations
Seeks assistance as needed
Functions proficiently in a Microsoft Windows environment
Machines, Equipment Used
Clinical equipment used for patient care, i.e., glucometer, IV/enteral pumps, patient lift/transfer devices, bladder scanner, patient call light system, emergency equipment/defibrillator, and basic office equipment.
Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and transfer in excess of 100 pounds, which may require pushing, pulling, and utilizing full range of body movements. Ability to stand, sit, reach, push, pull, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl, grasp, use fine finger movement.
Indoors in climate controlled, well-lighted, and ventilated environment.
As a representative of Curahealth, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct affect on the hospital’s image and perceptions of quality care and service. Interaction with guests, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, physicians, contract staff, vendors, and affiliate schools is in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior supports an atmosphere of teamwork that is congruent with hospital standards and guidelines to promote positive relations. The LVN exhibits and promotes the hospital’s Standards of Behavior throughout the hospital community.
Job Type: Full-time
Work Location: Multiple Locations
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