(LVN) Sr. Licensed Vocational Nurse - Per Diem - 126302
#126302 (LVN) Sr. Licensed Vocational Nurse - Per DiemInitial Review Date: Wed 11/8/2023
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Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse in Urgent Care, performs a wide variety of patient care activities in support of patient care. This includes prioritizing and assisting in patient triage processing, preparation and assistance with patient examinations, administering medications, drawing blood, collecting and preparing laboratory tests, and patient education. Position requires initiative, able to prioritize critical demands and the ability to work in a team environment.
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) issued by the state of California.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Two (2) years demonstrated LVN experience in direct patient care.
Strong skills in accurately taking and recording vital signs, height and weight; administering medication including injections; interviewing patients; and collecting and/or testing specimens.
Requires knowledge of universal precautions and proper use of body mechanics.
Able to care for medically complex acute patients in collaboration with registered nurses.
Excellent communication skills.
- ACLS and/or ART.
- Registration Experience.
- Urgent care experience.
- IV Cert.
- Must be able to work based on business needs which includes float to other locations, work weekends, week days and Holidays. Minimum 4 - 6 shifts a month ( once a week availability including weekdays, weekends and Holidays ).
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $80,200 - $80,200 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $38.41 - $38.41
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