AHMC Healthcare

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse

    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/14/2019 4:34 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-CA-San Gabriel
  • Overview

    Under the direction of a Registered Nurse,assesses patient/family health problems and resources. Assists in the development, implementation, and outcomes evaluation of a plan for nursing care provided by the nursing team. Provides technical nursing care and interventions to designated patient populations. Requires providing care and/or service to a critically through acutely ill pediatric to geriatric patient population in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional and/or developmental age of the individual served. Correctly differentiates between normal/abnormal findings; refers abnormal findings to the Registered Nurse.

    • Follows appropriate Code Blue notification procedures.
    • Effectively prioritizes clinical interventions and care.Understands actions, side-effects, contra-indications of drugs.
    • Follows five “rights” of medication administration.
    • Adheres to medication policies, practices and standards.Performs peripheral venipuncture according to policy and procedure.
    • Administers intravenous therapy according to policy and procedure.
    • Basic hygiene and activity measures.
    • Routine pre/post-operative nursing care.Urinary catheterization.
    • Nasogastric tube insertion.Rectal tube insertion.
    • Oxygen administration.
    • Wound care.Use of restraints.
    • Cardiac monitoring.
    • Management of traction.
    • Mechanical ventilation.
    • Arterial blood gas analysis.
    • Care/management of chest tubes.
    • Management of tracheostomy.
    • Handheld nebulizers.Inhalant therapies.
    • IV management and care.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of a LVN School of Nursing.Hemodynamic monitoring and ventilator experience.
    • Current California LVN license.
    • Current BLS Card.
    • IV Therapy Certification within 90 days of hire.
    • Bilingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, or Chinese (preferred).

    Facility

    San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

    Req ID

    req4785

    Shift

    Variable

    Category

    Nursing

    Position Type

    PerDiem

    Department

    Sub-Acute Care

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