Dignity Health LVN in SAN ANDREAS, California

Overview

Mark Twain Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. Mark Twain Medical Center opened on August 26, 1951 and is located in beautiful San Andreas California. Since opening, Mark Twain has provided the highest quality health care for all those needing medical care in Calaveras County. We offer care, expert staff and state-of-the-art equipment to meet the growing needs of our community and are committed to the values of dignity, collaboration, justice, stewardship and excellence.

Responsibilities

Join our team of professional and passionate health care professionals who are committed to the well-being of our patients and provide patient care based on competence, professional expertise, knowledge and evidence based practice.

Our LVN – I Is responsible for, and performs those duties consistent with the recognized scope of practice for Licensed Vocational Nursing.

LVN-I- position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values.

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS :

  • Graduation from an accredited school of licensed vocational nursing

  • CPR required

  • Current California LVN license with I.V. Certification

  • Knowledge of professional skills within scope of practice for licensed vocational nursing

  • Knowledge of appropriate organizational policies, regulations, and procedures to administer patient care

  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care

  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment

  • Skill in recording medical and other pertinent information provided by the patient

  • Experienced LVN's act as preceptors for new LVN's hired into the clinic system

  • Skill in preparing and maintaining medical records

  • Skill in maintaining effective working relations with patients, clinical staff, and public

  • Skill in training of unlicensed nursing /medical assistants

  • Ability to maintain quality control standards

  • Ability to react calmly and provide effective medical care in emergency situations

  • Ability to communicate clearly

  • Adaptability to change in procedures

  • Able to work with frequent interruptions

  • Requires working under stress in emergency situations Irregular hours

  • Frequent interruptions

  • Periodic travel to clinics and/or hospital

  • During environmental disaster or mass casualty events, the employee may be required to work in outside weather conditions and become exposed to a cold, wet and/or humid environment

PREFERRED :

  • Previous experience in a hospital or acute care setting

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Job ID 2018-54613

Employment Type Per Diem

Department General Medical Clinic

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility Mark Twain Medical Center

Shift Varied

Location SAN ANDREAS

State/Province CA

Standard Hours As defined by the CBA and business needs.

Work Schedule 8 Hour