Oct 14, 2021

LVN - Skilled Nursing

  • Providence
  • North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full-time

Job Description

Description:

Providence is calling a Licensed Vocational Nurse (Full time 40 hours a week/Night shift) to Providence Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in North Hollywood, CA.

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We are seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) who will provide skilled nursing care within the scope of the LVN/LPN Nurse Practice Act. Provide patient care in the home environment primarily to young, middle, and older adults.

In this position you will:

  • Evaluate Home Health patient each visit for chief complaint, health care status, and other pertinent information, including cultural, psychosocial and spiritual considerations and communicates findings to MD, RN, Nursing Supervisor as appropriate.
  • Provide patient/family/caretaker instruction regarding nursing care, medications, diet, treatments and appropriate instruction to optimize self-care and to ensure safety.
  • Patient advocate: listen to, evaluate and act on complaints, needs, problems, and suggestions of patients, families, physicians and others. Provide patient/family/caregiver with DHS Complaint Hot Line number 100% of the time.
  • Practice according to LVN Nurse Practice Act and utilizes the code for nurses established by the American Nurses’ Association as a guide for ethical decision making process.
  • Continually evaluate the clients and family’s responses to intervention in order to determine progress toward goal attainment and to provide those services requiring substantial specialized nursing care.
  • Initiate and maintain a liaison relationship with all appropriate health care providers to assure that all efforts effectively compliment one another. Assist with coordination of all services.
  • Documentation/Information Management:
  • All applicable paperwork will be turned in within 48 hours.
  • Time card is correct, complete and signed when turned in every two weeks.
  • Leadership/Supervision:
  • As assigned, assist with orientation of new LVN staff.
  • In conjunction with RN, manage and coordinate care for assigned patients with other disciplines as appropriate.
  • Development:
  • Assume responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and practice. This includes maintaining current licensure and completing all required in-service education.
  • Attend all assigned staff development activities for department including a minimum attendance of 75% at all scheduled work time staff meetings.
  • Participate in/conducts in-service education, as requested.
  • Performance Improvement:
  • Participate as requested in agency Improving Organizational Performance activities.
  • Promote use of the agency C.A.R.E. methodology in problem solving.
  • Budgetary:
  • Follows Core Value for being Financially Prudent.
  • Meets productivity standards.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • California Licensed Vocational Nurse.
  • Current Basic Life Support certification.
  • Requires the ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year Long term care experience as an LVN.
  • Six (6) Months of experience in home care.

About the hospital You will serve.

As a skilled nursing facility, Providence Saint Elizabeth is staffed 24 hours a day by licensed professionals specially trained in geriatric medicine. Our nursing staff is highly proficient, and is trained and licensed to provide intravenous medications and therapies. We also provide for respiratory services as needed.

Each resident is treated as a special person, giving careful attention to his or her total well-being. In our eyes, this means trying to keep the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of an individual in balance and harmony.We offer an array of health care services for residents to enjoy themselves with family and friends. To complement our reputation for caring, our specially trained staff works in partnership with residents, families, doctors, referring hospitals, and health professionals to make sure residents' needs are met.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Night

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: California-North Hollywood

Req ID: 302365