Dignity Health Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in MERCED, California

Overview

Mercy Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, has been building a rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus, offering the latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates Outpatient Centers, a Cancer Center and several rural clinics.

Wherever you work throughout our system, you will find faces of experience with dedication to high quality, personalized care. Joining our 1,300 employees, 230 physicians and many volunteers, you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical Center.

Responsibilities

Position Summary

Consistent with California Business & Professional Code, Vocational Nursing Practice Act and Mercy Medical Center (MMC) LVN’s render care to patients under the direction of a licensed physician or Registered Nurse. Collect data that allows the licensed physician or Registered Nurse to assess patients for further needs, establish and implement a problem oriented plan of nursing care. Implements the plan of nursing care, performs technical nursing procedures and provides direct nursing care.

Perform routine patient care and para-professional nursing services for adult, geriatric, adolescent, pediatric and neonatal patients in a Family Practice, Pediatric and Specialty Clinic. The specific competencies that comprise this job title are found in the “Department / Unit Orientation & Initial Assessment of Competency” checklists part of this job description. Performs other duties to support of the unit such as statistics, report preparation and other functions.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Possess and maintain a current LVN license with the state of California.

  • Possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Able to work various shifts an hours.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working in a doctor’s office or clinic

  • Bilingual

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Job ID 2018-55199

Employment Type Full Time

Department Adult Clinic

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Medical Center Merced

Shift Day

Location MERCED

State/Province CA

Standard Hours M-F 8-5