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*TEMP* LVN - Huntington Beach - Full Time/Days (8-hr)

MemorialCare Health System Huntington Beach Per Diem
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Description

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for caring for patients in the ambulatory setting by assisting in the collection of subjective and objective data, recognize problems or abnormal conditions specific to the patient and perform a psychosocial assessment using active listening, verbal communication, and non-verbal communication. The LVN will contribute to the development of the patient plan of care and will implement, under the direction of a physician, AHP, or RN, only those parts of the plan of care that are within the LVN scope of practice. The LVN will incorporate the five (5) Simply Better steps with every patient and team member interaction.

Support multiple specialties including urgent care, family medicine, internal medicine, sports medicine, pediatrics, occupational medicine.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job

1. Must have the ability, skill-set, qualifications, education, and licensure that are required for all the responsibilities this position must cover.

2. Must excel in communication (written & verbal), customer service and can work independently or as part of a team.

3. Must excel in prioritization, organization and multi-tasking while demonstrating attention to detail and follow through.

4. Can utilize critical thinking skills to identify issues, problem solve to logical conclusion, demonstrate initiative, and be responsible.

5. Assist in the data collection for the assessment of the patient.

6. Implement orders and treatment plan components as directed by RN or Provider.

7. Be at work and be on time.

8. Follow company policies, procedures and directives.

9. Interact in a positive and constructive manner.

10. Prioritize and multitask.


Essential Job Outcomes


1. Meet ambulatory nursing clinical competencies for LVN licensure.

2. Demonstrate understanding and adhere to the Scope of Practice based on role/licensure/education.

3. Identify improvement opportunities, implement countermeasures and escalate to appropriate management resource as needed.

 4. Maintain up-to-date knowledge. Capability to perform all assigned nursing functions and competencies to float to all clinical roles within scope of licensure.

5. Collaborate with all departments to coordinate patient care.

6. Ensure documentation is accurate, complete and timely; reflecting patients’ plan of care.

7. Provide clear direction to all members of the care team to support the plan of care while maintaining the responsibility and accountability for the delivery of ambulatory nursing care.

8. Demonstrate continued development of clinical expertise, current knowledge of healthcare trends and education related to ambulatory nursing practice.

9. Participate in processes that improve Standards of Care and practice in the delivery of ambulatory nursing care.

10. Implement a teaching plan with patient, family and/or caregiver(s) as necessary.

11. Perform any additional or miscellaneous duties as requested by the management team within the scope of knowledge and ability.

12. "Other duties as assigned".


Qualifications

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for caring for patients in the ambulatory setting by assisting in the collection of subjective and objective data, recognize problems or abnormal conditions specific to the patient and perform a psychosocial assessment using active listening, verbal communication, and non-verbal communication. The LVN will contribute to the development of the patient plan of care and will implement, under the direction of a physician, AHP, or RN, only those parts of the plan of care that are within the LVN scope of practice. The LVN will incorporate the five (5) Simply Better steps with every patient and team member interaction.

Support multiple specialties including urgent care, family medicine, internal medicine, sports medicine, pediatrics, occupational medicine.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job

1. Must have the ability, skill-set, qualifications, education, and licensure that are required for all the responsibilities this position must cover.

2. Must excel in communication (written & verbal), customer service and can work independently or as part of a team.

3. Must excel in prioritization, organization and multi-tasking while demonstrating attention to detail and follow through.

4. Can utilize critical thinking skills to identify issues, problem solve to logical conclusion, demonstrate initiative, and be responsible.

5. Assist in the data collection for the assessment of the patient.

6. Implement orders and treatment plan components as directed by RN or Provider.

7. Be at work and be on time.

8. Follow company policies, procedures and directives.

9. Interact in a positive and constructive manner.

10. Prioritize and multitask.


Essential Job Outcomes


1. Meet ambulatory nursing clinical competencies for LVN licensure.

2. Demonstrate understanding and adhere to the Scope of Practice based on role/licensure/education.

3. Identify improvement opportunities, implement countermeasures and escalate to appropriate management resource as needed.

 4. Maintain up-to-date knowledge. Capability to perform all assigned nursing functions and competencies to float to all clinical roles within scope of licensure.

5. Collaborate with all departments to coordinate patient care.

6. Ensure documentation is accurate, complete and timely; reflecting patients’ plan of care.

7. Provide clear direction to all members of the care team to support the plan of care while maintaining the responsibility and accountability for the delivery of ambulatory nursing care.

8. Demonstrate continued development of clinical expertise, current knowledge of healthcare trends and education related to ambulatory nursing practice.

9. Participate in processes that improve Standards of Care and practice in the delivery of ambulatory nursing care.

10. Implement a teaching plan with patient, family and/or caregiver(s) as necessary.

11. Perform any additional or miscellaneous duties as requested by the management team within the scope of knowledge and ability.

12. "Other duties as assigned".



Job: United States-California-Huntington Beach
Primary Location:
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: Regular
Job Posting: Staff
 

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Internal Medicine
Family Medicine
Urgent Care
Occupational Medicine
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MemorialCare Health System is a nonprofit integrated delivery system that includes five top hospitals – Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Community Hospital Long Beach, Orange Coast Memorial, and Saddleback Memorial; medical groups – MemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians; a health plan – Seaside Health Plan; and numerous outpatient health centers, imaging centers and surgery centers throughout the Southland (Orange County and Los Angeles County).

An innovator in health care delivery, MemorialCare focuses on evidence-based, best practice medicine. Our physicians and health care professionals study health care’s best practices and work to implement them at all our medical centers. The results are outcomes that frequently exceed state and national averages.

MemorialCare has gained widespread recognition for our unique approach to health care. In 2012 the organization was identified as one of the top 100 integrated healthcare networks nationwide and top 10 in the west region by IMS.

MemorialCare Health System owns a strategic investment company MemorialCare Innovation Fund.

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