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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Location : Walnut Creek, CA
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : Wand-9283441
Start Date : 09/01/2019
End Date : 12/31/2019
Hours : Full Time
Job Category : Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Job Description :
Source=Wand;ID=0;SourceID=9283441;Status=;Client=UCSF Benioff Childrens Hospital Oakland ( CA);City=Walnut Creek;State=CA;Start=9/1/2019;End=12/31/2019;Duration=121;Cert=Clinical - Nursing - Travel;Specialty=LVN-Travel;Unit=WALNUT CREEK SAT : 10*7181;Shift=This position is in the Walnut Creek Satellite Clinic;# of Postions=1;Guaranteed Hours=40.00;Type=Travel;BillRate=$1.00;OTRate= ;OTRules= ;ChargeRate= ;CallbackRate= ;CallbackRate= ;HolidayRate= ;OnCallRateDescription= ;Orientation= ;Description=1. Customer Service a. Utilizes innovative approaches to improve service delivery. b. Maintains a culture that improves teamwork and values diversity. c. Accepts personal responsibility and accountability for customer service excellence. d. Creates an environment in which customers feel respected and diversity is valued. e. Communicates and listens effectively; reliable and professional. f. Exhibits a flexible and proactive approach to change; solves problems and resolves complaints. g. Demonstrates an understanding of the organization s values and mission statement. h. Acknowledges the presence of customers and responds appropriately to their needs. i. Properly applies technical knowledge and skills. 2. Knowledge/Adherence to Standards a. Assumes responsibility for knowledge of pediatric pathophysiology, injuries, growth and development and adherence to Structure and Process Standards for select patient population. b. Collects data on assigned patients as directed by the unit based Performance Standards, CPG s, Patient Management Protocols, Standards of Care, and policy and procedures. c. Performs accurate documentation duties in patient records as directed by the Structure Standards and Guidelines. d. Demonstrates competency in selected psychomotor skills as allowed with the LVN scope of practice. 3. Implements Plan of Care developed by Registered Nurse (RN) a. Assist the RN in evaluation of effectiveness of care given via CPG s, Patient Management Protocols, Standards of Care, Structure Standards, Procedures, and Guidelines. b. Participates in discharge and patient/family teaching as directed by the RN, CPG s, Patient Management Protocols, Standards of Care and Teaching Care Plans. c. Demonstrates an understanding of emergency response and effectively intervenes and responds appropriately. d. Communicates all pertinent information including findings, problems, concerns or ideas to assign RN, utilizing appropriate lines of authority in a timely manner. 4. Team Collaboration a. Promotes a constructive and positive atmosphere within the work area by demonstrating the ability to cooperate with and assist fellow health team members as well as patients and their families. b. Demonstrates effective problem solving through active problem identification and in collaboration with the RN implements strategies of resolution. c. Remains flexible in staffing patterns and resolution of staffing conflict. Participates in temporary assignment measures for provision of care in all departments of nursing. 5. Responsibility for Practice a. Demonstrates awareness of and assumes responsibility for nursing practice which falls within the prescribed scope of practice for LVN as defined in the state s Nurse Practice Act. Participates in peer review. b. Assumes responsibility for professional growth development by participating in interdisciplinary team rounds, patient cares conferences, inservice programs, competency and continual education classes/modulars. c. Seeks guidance and validation of knowledge base, skill level and decision making as necessary, especially in areas of question, from assigned RN. d. Functions with an awareness and application of safety issues as identified by the hospital/DON Structure of Standards. 6. Department Goals and Objectives a. Participates in development and attainment of self, unit and nursing department goals and objectives. IM injections-this position is to provide flu vaccinations for flu season;Buyer= ;VMSPositionType= AvgHoursPerWeek= InterviewRequired=False;
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