Licensed Vocational Nurse, Per Diem, Varied Shift, SNF, 8hours
Company: Alameda Health System
Location: San Bruno
Posted on: June 22, 2022
SUMMARY: Under general supervision, to provide para-professional
nursing care patients in a County hospital or clinic; to administer
prescribed medications and treatments to patients; to provide
bedside care for patients; to assist physicians in physical
examinations; and to perform other related duties as required
Qualifications License: Possession of a current license to practice
as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of California.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the
duties performed by employees in this classification. However,
employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level.
Not all duties listed are performed by each individual in the
1. Reads patient charts and records to note condition of patients
and treatments; medications, special diets, and procedures ordered
by physicians; prepares, administers and records prescribed
medications, injections and treatments under the supervision of a
physician or registered nurse; observes and reports any deviation
in patient's condition from the normal to a physician or registered
2. Obtains patient histories; takes patients' vital signs, tests
urine; draws blood samples from patients; keeps accurate patient
3. Assists physicians in examinations and medical procedures; may
assist in a variety of medical/specialty clinics; prepares patient
for examinations and positions them as required; instructs and
counsels patients regarding tests and collection of specimens;
assures proper handling and transporting of laboratory
4. Administers care according to designated instructions and
nursing care plans; irrigates eyes, ears, nose, and other areas;
applies dressings to wounds; gives enemas; catheterizes patients;
gives tracheotomy care and maintains sterile techniques.
5. Provides bedside care including bathing, changing patients'
clothing and other patient hygiene procedures; turns patients to
prevent bed sores; assists patients in special equipment such as
respirators and rocking beds; transfers patients from one piece of
equipment to another; assists patients in motion exercises and
other prescribed treatment; participates in maintaining a safe and
therapeutic environment for patients and their families.
6. May maintain a treatment, utility or equipment room; prepares
sterile dressings and treatment sets; may supervise a small group
of Nursing Assistants; in absence of a Registered Nurse, may have
responsibility for a shift on a ward.
7. If assigned to a telemetry unit, monitors telemetry units and
alerts primary nurse staff of changes in underlying rhythms and of
any life threatening arrhythmias that may develop; interprets and
posts telemetry strips at the hours specified; admits and
discharges patients with telemetry units as appropriate.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: License: Possession of a current license to
practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of State
California. As required by assigned unit, requires Advanced Cardiac
Life Support certification. Must pass cardiac monitoring/EKG test
with 90% proficiency or greater. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession
of a valid IV certification for Licensed Vocational Nurse-IV
Certified, not all LVN's Certain positions require possession of a
current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) verification. To be
eligible for positions at Hospital candidates must also have
graduated from a school of vocational nursing within the past
twelve months OR have had recent vocational nursing refresher
courses OR have had recent experience in an acute care facility. (A
combination of education and appropriate experience would be
Additional InformationMust have SNF experience
FMT Skilled Nursing Facility
Services As Needed / Per Diem
Keywords: Alameda Health System, San Bruno , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Per Diem, Varied Shift, SNF, 8hours, Healthcare , San Bruno, California
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