Licensed Vocational Nurse

  • Strategicarestaffing, LLC
  • Salinas, California

Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school degree or GED equivalent
  • Completion of state-approved Vocational Nurse program
  • Current LVN License
  • Strong knowledge of basic medicine and medical equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to keep patient information confidential
  • Basic computer and record keeping skills
  • Physical and mental stamina; ability to work long hours on ones feet
  • Consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implements and evaluates patient care while performing nursing procedures to treat and rehabilitate patients.
  • Assures that the safety and physical comfort of the patient are meet as well as the patients emotional and spiritual needs.
  • Performs nursing procedures for which his or her training has provided the necessary skills and judgment.
  • Assists with the rehabilitation of patients according to the care plan directed by the physician.
  • Observes and records all pertinent information and reporting to the appropriate supervisor and physician.
  • Teaches patients, family members, and auxiliary nursing personnel proper health maintenance care.
  • Performs med pass and treatment including wound & ostomy care, breathing treatments, post-op care, infusion therapies, urinary catheter insertion & care, and feeding tube care.
  • Performs documentation according to clients policy.
  • Monitors patients conditions and assess their vital signs, noting any physical or mental decline and reporting back to the doctor.
  • Answer and attend to patient calls for help; take necessary action according to protocol.
  • Follow state and federal mandated standards and procedures.

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