Sep 16, 2021

LVN-Dialysis Adult Outpt*

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Loma Linda, CA, USA

Job Description

Dialysis Adult OP (Part-time, Evening Shift) -

Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Dialysis-Outpatient Adult, works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) to coordinate, organize, and monitor the developmentally appropriate and age-specific (adolescent, young adult, middle adult, later adult) direct nursing care to dialysis patients; performs designated procedures and treatments which require knowledge and technical expertise within the LVN scope of practice and in accordance with established policies, procedures, protocols, techniques, and guidelines. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize excellence in customer service, safe patient care, and professionalism. Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. Performs other duties as needed.

Education to meet requirements for California Licensed Vocational Nurse licensure. Graduate of a school of vocational nursing required. Minimum six months LVN experience or three years direct patient care in a hospital setting required. California Vocational Nursing (LVN) license required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. California LVN intravenous (IV) Therapy and blood withdrawal certification required. Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT) certification required within eighteen (18) months of hire date.

Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment; perform technical hemodialysis activities. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English (and Spanish preferred) in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; work independently with minimal supervision. Able to distinguish colors as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position.

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