Loma Linda University Health LVN Family Care* in Loma Linda, California
Home Care Nursing: Family Care Services, Private Duty Nursing - (Per Diem, Variable Shifts) -
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness.
The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)-Family Care Services, works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) to coordinate, organize, and monitor the developmentally appropriate and age-specific (infant, toddler, preschooler, school-age, adolescent, young adult, middle adult, later adult) direct nursing care to patients in the home environment. Serves patient population requiring constant attendance and care during assigned shift, e.g., tracheotomy, complex ventilator management, high risk to fall or choke. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize customer excellence in customer service, safe patient care, and professionalism. Performs other duties as needed.
Graduate of a school of vocational nursing required. Minimum one year of experience as an LVN required. Minimum one year of clinical experience in medical/surgical nursing preferred. Active California Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) license required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required; California intravenous (IV) certification for designated areas preferred. Other certifications as identified in department-specific Plan for Providing Care. Valid driver’s license required at time of hire.
Demonstrates competencies in clinical nursing patient care and knowledge of scope of practice for LVNs. Familiar with Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) standards. Able to read, write legibly, and speak in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position, e.g., Word, Outlook, organization electronic medical record; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment; perform basic patient care activities; relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; collaborate; accept direction; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; compose written material; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.
- Organization: Loma Linda Univ Medical Center
- Employee Status: Regular
- Schedule: Unscheduled
- Shift: Variable