LVN II - Moreno Valley Hospital - Emergency-Day - Full Time
Location: Moreno Valley
Posted on: March 17, 2023
Provides nursing care to patients under the direction of a
Registered Nurse utilizes observational skills to assess nursing
intervention and assists medical staff to insure optimal care
within established policies, procedures and standard.
- Exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors,
physicians, and co-workers; shows courtesy compassion, and respect;
conforms to the critical service standards established for the
department and the hospital. Provides therapeutic patient care in
accordance with the patients established by the physician and a
registered nurse within scope of practice. Transcribes physicians
orders as directed by policy. Communicated directly within
registered nurse to institute change in plan of care; assist with
and contributes to development of nursing care plan
(Interdisciplinary Care Plan). Gives specified medication orally,
hypodermically, intramuscularly and topically. Executes treatment
such as urinary catheterizations, bladder irrigations and
installations, suctioning procedures, throat irrigations and
enemas; utilizing equipment as required; provides nursing care for
patients in isolation. Performs related patient care functions such
as taking temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure
readings; applying and removing dressings, and bathing; may
instruct patients in various self-administered treatments or
procedures; obtains specimens; assures correct culture
- Assists physician or other medical staff personnel with
examinations and treatments by selecting and passing instruments,
providing support and restraint to patient, draping and other
assistance as directed or requested. Within scope, evaluates
patients condition by observing signs, symptoms, and reactions to
therapy, to identify unexpected and/or significant findings,
initiates appropriate emergency procedures as necessary and reports
unusual conditions to the registered nurse as established policy
and procedure in a timely manner; maintains intravenous flow rate,
notifies R.N. of any problems and discontinues needles, except
intra-cath and CVP lines. Identifies learning and discharge
barriers. Provides non-complicated teaching following the
registered nurses plan for education. Documents patients signs,
symptoms, observations and therapeutic treatments to patients
medical record. Ensures cleanliness of nursing station, patient
room, and unit environment and proper functioning of patient care
equipment by visual inspection, routine testing, and other related
methods. Provides a safe therapeutic environment for patients and
staff. Utilizes effective verbal and non-verbal forms of
communication. Performs in other areas or units to which assigned
as required by nursing administration to provide and maintain the
established standards of care and safety. Participates in staff
meetings and in-service programs. Assists in ordering and
distribution of unit supplies and equipment. Accepts verbal and
telephone orders from physician. Administers pulse oximetry,
humidification therapy, spirometer, oxygen therapy via mask or
nasal cannula, oral nasal and trach suctioning and sputum
induction. Documents care in chart. Performs other related duties
as required. Assists in coordinating the discharge process.
Promotes, ensures, and improves customer service to
internal/external customers by demonstrating skills which are
consistent with the organizations philosophy of providing
extraordinary customer relations and quality service. Pay Grade:
- Six months recent acute care, convalescent or skilled nursing
facility LVN experience. Must pass LVN Medication test.
- Proof of completion for a course in the management of
assaultive/aggressive behavior required if hired to work in CBM
(Center of Behavioral Medicine).
- If unable to fill: Current LVN license, BCLS Certification IV
Certification and successful completion of internal Kaiser New
Graduate LVN program.
- Must pass LVN Medication test.
- Age Related Competencies: Skills assessment and validations are
utilized to ensure that employees providing patient care to
specific age groups (i.e. infants, adolescents, elderly, etc.) are
proficient in identifying the special needs and behaviors
associated with a particular patient population.
- Note: Education/License/Certification and Qualifications
required for Moreno Valley Community Hospital employees acquired
through Kaiser Permanentes purchase of Valley Health Systems Moreno
Valley Community Hospital:
- Employees shall meet the minimum position qualifications as
listed on their previous Valley Health System job description.
- Current LVN license, BLS and IV Certification required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Vocational Nurse License (California)
- Basic Life Support
- I.V. Certification
- Rotating weekends
- May be filled by LVN I or LVN II.
- If twelve (12) hour option chosen, shift will be 7:00 am-7:30
pm, back up 8 hour shift will be 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners
Keywords: Kaiser, Moreno Valley , LVN II - Moreno Valley Hospital - Emergency-Day - Full Time, Healthcare , Moreno Valley, California
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