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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) -PM

Location : Woodland Hills, CA
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : Weekdays and some w/e
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services

Job Description :

Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN/LPN) provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles.  




Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 



  • Provides basic bedside care 

  • Maintains comfortable, orderly, safe and clean environment for patients 

  • Measures & records patients’ vital signs (such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration) 

  • Assists with bathing, dressing, and personal hygiene of patient 

  • Prepares and gives injections and enemas 

  • Monitors catheters 

  • Records food/fluid input/output 

  • Dresses wounds 

  • Assists with bed positioning, standing and walking of patients 

  • Collects samples for testing 

  • Performs routine laboratory tests as directed by supervisor 

  • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. 

  • Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed practical nurse 

  • Assists in relevant health teaching for patient and family/significant other 

  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms 

  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting


 

Required Qualifications :
Position Requirements:


  • Graduate of an accredited LVN/LPN program 

  • Current LVN/LPN license, in good standing with the State licensing board 

  • Minimum of one (1) year LVN/LPN experience, in area of specialty preferred 

  • Federal, State, and GHR required credentials current and on file 

  • Cognitive skills as related to the position

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