The Licensed Vocational Nurse assumes responsibility for routine to increasingly more complex and comprehensive patient care procedures and processes under the regulatory scope of the California PTLVN nurse practice act, and the floating component contained in the duties. LVN's practice their duties in various clinical settings, and some areas require advanced levels and types of technical certifications, independence of judgment and decision making; and, skills and abilities to provide physician support and patient education, carry out established procedures, development and updating of operational protocols, liaison and recordkeeping requirements and conditions, and preparation of data, information and/or reports through use of computer applications.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited LVN school of nursing or have completed coursework allowing candidate to challenge the VN Board of Nursing and attain LVN designation. LVN I - new graduate; over one year experience along with additional experience in acute care or ambulatory care nursing preferred. LVN II – Two years of experience as a practicing LVN; over two years of experience in acute or ambulatory care nursing preferred. Current State of California licensure, BLS certification (American Heart Association) and IV Phlebotomy certification required. ACLS certifications must be obtained within 90 days from date of hire. PALS must be obtained with 6 months of hire.
Applications must be complete and demonstrate that the minimum qualifications are met. Resumes may be attached to completed application form as supplemental information, but will not be accepted in lieu of an official application form. Applications will be screened and the most qualified candidates who best match the needs of the position will be invited to compete further in the recruitment process. Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to track for individual applications or discuss the application process.
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