Position Summary The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for caring for patients in the ambulatory setting by assisting in the collection of subjective and objective data, recognize problems or abnormal conditions specific to the patient and perform a psychosocial assessment using active listening, verbal communication, and non-verbal communication. The LVN will contribute to the development of the patient plan of care and will implement, under the direction of a physician, AHP, or RN, only those parts of the plan of care that are within the LVN scope of practice.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Must have the ability, skill-set, qualifications, education, and licensure that are required for all the responsibilities this position must cover.
Must excel in communication (written & verbal), customer service and can work independently or as part of a team.
Must excel in prioritization, organization and multi-tasking while demonstrating attention to detail and follow through.
Can utilize critical thinking skills to identify issues, problem solve to logical conclusion, demonstrate initiative, and be responsible.
Assist in the data collection for the assessment of the patient.
Implement orders and treatment plan components as directed by RN or Provider.
Be at work and be on time.
Follow company policies, procedures and directives.
Interact in a positive and constructive manner.
Prioritize and multitask.
• Prior nursing experience in ambulatory care environment preferred.
• Current California LVN License with IV Certification required