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Overview

This position is per-diem, requiring at least 2 shifts per month, with on-call 2 days per month with pay. Day and night shifts with some weekends and holidays are possible.

All persons working in a healthcare setting in California are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine. We offer the vaccine free of charge as part of your new hire process.

Responsibilites:

Position responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  •  Assesses the patients on admission and reassesses as per unit protocol as well as when conditions change. Documents appropriately including EMR documentation and paper charting under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Assesses the patient’s condition and nursing needs, initiates care plans appropriately based on the assessment.
  • Assess and reassess pain and pain management techniques utilized. Educates the resident and family regarding pain management.
  • Documents changes in patient’s condition and nursing care on progress notes and care plan.
  • Cares for patients in a manner that is conducive to their safety and comfort
  • Meets current documentation standards and policies.
  • Notifies physician of changes in patient’s condition and follows through until appropriate action is taken.
  • Notes and carries out physician’s orders in a timely manner.
  • Adheres to the instructions issued by the Acute and ER RNs
  •  Gives a thorough report to oncoming shift informing them of all changes in conditions and follow-up needed.
  • Follows through as needed on information given by shift report, patient or family regarding resident concerns.
  • Implements plan of care of the patient based on assessments and goals established by the interdisciplinary care team.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethic and religious/spiritual needs of residents and their families. Cares for patients in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort.
  • Supervises CNAs as needed to accomplish the plan of care which has been developed.
  • Demonstrates competence in technical and manual skills according to scope of practice for LVNs.
  • Functions as a patient advocate by protecting the resident’s rights.
  • Administers medications using the six “rights” and performs treatments safely.
  • Records all vital signs, I&O and hourly rounding on EMR
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills in solving problems and looking at situations in new and innovative ways.
  • Passes dietary trays, ensures correct diet orders being followed and feeds ill patients as needed.
  • Assists in ER as needed, after paramedics have left, under the supervision and direction of the ER RN.
  • Provides care of patients on isolation unit following all IC procedures.
  • Interacts with patients, families, co-workers, managers and other departmental personnel in an empathetic, knowledgeable and friendly manner.
  • Participates in orientation of new personnel and assists in performance evaluations when needed.
  • Follows proper infection control procedures and supervises supportive staff in infection control procedures.
  • Attends in-service training programs related to the job. Attends 100% of Licensed Staff Meetings.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Keeps in confidence any information learned concerning patients and hospital personnel.
  • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean. Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time. Wears identification while on duty. EOE

Additional Application:

The following education or combination of education and experience are required for the position: Must be currently licensed as a RN or LVN in the State of California. Must be CPR certified. At least 1-2 years related experience SKILLS: Excellent patient care experience Reliability and dependability Ability to work as a team Professional demeanor is a must

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: No
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes