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UCLA Health Sr. LVN- Liver Transplant 8N in Los Angeles, California

Responsibilities

The

LVN on the Liver Transplant Unit, under RN supervision performs the following

responsibilities: Clinical: the assessment of basic & complex patient care

problems both actual and potential. Collaborates with the RN and MD to

formulate a patient plan of care; updates the care plan with input from all

team members, assumes an active role in the actual planning of patient care

goals. Assists in providing and maintaining a safe patient care environment.

Prepares and administers medications according to policy. Keeps self-current

with orders written for assigned patients. Performs other specific functions

according to specific protocols. Assists in emergency situations. Documents

records. Teaching: Participates in developing, implementing and evaluating the

patient and family teaching plan for effectiveness. Assists in assessing

learning needs of students, new LVNs and floats. Orients LVN staff, students,

and floats. Professional Standards: support institutional standards and systems

operations. Fulfillment of work schedule commitments. Completion of health

courses and requirements per policy, maintains appearance, conduct and attitude

of the LVN role model.Qualifications

Graduation from an

accredited LVN school

Current active licensure as an LVN in the State of California.

Knowledgeable in university, hospital, and departmental policies and

procedures. Be able to communicate effectively. Must be able to perform basic

nursing functions in the care of patients.

Must be able to organize work, set priorities and work under stress. Must be

able to accept direction, be flexible, and work scheduled hours as needed.

Keyboard

literacy skills to access and input data in computerized logging systems.

Blood and IV withdrawal required.

Minimum of 6 months of LVN experience required.

Experience in inpatient acute care setting experience and EKG

certification preferred

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person’s unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.

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