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Nurse

Company: VNA Health
Location: Ventura
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

$3,000 Sign On Bonus

Job Description Summary

The Licensed Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes. Respects and promotes the mission, vision, and values of VNA Health.

Essential Job DUTIES AND Responsibilities

  1. Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act.
  2. Implements plan of care initiated by the clinician.
  3. Provides accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care.
  4. Assesses and provides patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care.
  5. Participates in coordination of home health services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines (HHA, OT, PT, MSW, ST, Dietician) to the clinician and/or Clinical Supervisor.
  6. Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
  7. Actively participates in Quality Management program.
  8. Participates in personal and professional growth and development.
  9. Meets the average daily productivity standards as set by the agency.
  10. Knowledge of state, federal, local and accreditation regulations pertaining to the delivery of home health services.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned by the Registered Nurse.

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description. All clinical staff are expected to participate as needed in variable shifts, including weekend rotation per staffing needs and departmental holiday rotation.

Position Qualifications

  1. Current and active California Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) license.
  2. Minimum one year experience required. Community/home health or medical/surgical experience is preferred.
  3. Current CPR certification.
  4. Licensed driver with insured automobile - in accordance with state and/or organization requirements.
  5. Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.
  6. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  2. Ability to push/pull 50 lbs.
  3. Ability to stoop, bend, and squat.
  4. Ability to walk up one flight of stairs.
  5. Ability to walk one mile.
  6. Ability to sit for one hour, minimum.
  7. Visual and audio acuity.

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Keywords: VNA Health, Ventura , Nurse, Other , Ventura, California

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