The Licensed Vocational Nurse, in the Emergency Department, is a licensed professional who provides patient care to Emergency Department patients under the supervision of the licensed Registered Nurse. The LVN contributes their service to the education and physical and emotional care of the patient and family in accordance with the philosophy and standards of the medical plan of care.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Six months experience in an acute care setting or one year experience in a non-acute care setting.
Previous Emergency Department experience as an LVN, ED tech, EMT, or aide
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Current licensure with the California Board of Vocational Nursing
Current CPR certification
Current IV/Blood withdrawal Certification for State of California
ACLS Certification (within 6 months of hire)
PALS Certification (within 6 months of hire)
Basic arrhythmia or equivalent (within 6 months of hire) (dept tracks)
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
Must demonstrate technical competence, professional clinical judgment, communication skills and sensitivity for the patient and family in crisis. Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality at all times. Must be able to follow instructions, work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment. Analytical and grammatical skills are necessary to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Will utilize clerical and computer skills for a variety of support functions. Furthers education and clinical skills by attending classes and workshops. Must be able to fulfill the essential functions of the position. Behavior should be reflective of Enloe Medical Center core values.Minimum Education and Experience
About Enloe Medical Center
Enloe Medical Center is a 298-bed, level II trauma center located in the vibrant Northern Californian city of Chico. Serving more than 400,000 residents in a six-county region in Northern California, we provide quality, compassionate, cost-effective care to our patients. Enloe Medical Center is the largest medical center in the region, and is the only acute care facility in a city with a metropolitan population of over 100,000 people.