Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direction of a registered nurse, provides care within
the scope of the Vocational Nurse Practice Act and regulatory
standards. Assists in the assessment, planning, implementation and
evaluation of patient care. Participates in maintaining a safe
patient care environment. Assist with the care and maintenance of
department equipment. Complete and accurate charting of patient
records. Complete and accurate record keeping of equipment and
quality measures. Assist team in direct and indirect patient care
as assigned by department. The LVN must collaborate with other
disciplines of the health care team to ensure the delivery of care
across the continuum, providing timely, safe and quality care.
Responsible for providing a safe, HIPAA compliant environment for
the patient and the staff. Demonstrates competence and sensitivity
in caring for multicultural patients/families by adapting the plan
of care based on cultural needs identified. Demonstrates an ability
to work in a multicultural team environment and is respectful of
the cultural diversity of the workforce and the patients served.
Participates in continuous quality improvement process.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies
Diversity - Demonstrates ability to work with a diverse group of
people in a manner that enables them to reach their full potential,
in pursuit of organizational objectives.
Technology & Equipment Skills - Maintains knowledge of
technology, tools, equipment and other devices in work area.
Demonstrates competence in technology skills required for the role,
as well as ability to learn and master new skills. For clinical
position this includes equipment and devices pertinent to
treatment, procedures and practice.
Infection Control - Follows all policies and procedures in place
within the department and organization to minimize the risk of
Interpersonal Skills - Listens to and understands what others
are saying. Establishes effective working relationships with
others, contributing to a climate of mutual respect and
cooperation. Uses language to the situation. Demonstrates
sensitivity and tact, understanding own effect on the motivation,
attitudes and actions of others. Makes favorable first
Job Knowledge - Demonstrates full knowledge and understanding of
concepts and procedures needed to be successful in the role,
including knowledge of applicable department, organization and
external rules and regulations impacting day to day processes. For
clinical positions, this includes clinical procedures required by
department and unit, as demonstrated by unit-based competency
Oral/Written Communication - Ability to speak and write
effectively, demonstrates fundamental command of language,
communicates well using all mediums.
Patient Documentation - Prepares and delivers patient
information in a manner that is consistent with the requirements of
the role. Includes what happens during a clinical visit with
patients, why a procedure or service is being performed and/or why
a particulardevice is being used.
Patient Safety - Embraces the principle of keeping patients safe
by following safety policies and procedures, treating people with
respect, and speaking up in Patient Safety related situations.
Travel - Position may require local travel between various
Education and Experience
One or more years of experience in a healthcare care
Basic keyboarding skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
Suite, including Outlook, Word and Excel
Basic knowledge of medical terminology
Current LVN License to practice in the State of California
Current BLS Certification