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Licensed Vocational Nurse - Full Time Nights - $8k bonus

Company: Kindred Hospitals
Location: Torrance
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Description

Interested in a career with Kindred Hospitals ' a place where you can put your heart into and make a real difference in our patient's lives.

Come and grow your career with Kindred Hospitals, a division of Kindred Healthcare. Our culture of caring for our patients and residents begin with our core values ' our employees. - We are committed to fostering professional growth and dedicated healthcare teams that make us the provider of choice. - We embrace a diverse workforce and understand that hiring outstanding people is the key to providing quality care ' and quality care is what we do every day! - Join us!

Summary:

Under direct supervision of Registered Nurse, t he Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN job provides nursing care within the scope of licensure for assigned patients according to established nursing standards and hospital policies and procedures.

' - - - - - - - - Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, t he Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN -administers medication, performs treatments and patient care responsibilities as prescribed.

' - - - - - - - - The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN c onsults with and keeps Registered Nurse informed of activities, symptoms, reactions, and changes in the patient's condition with regard to assigned patients.

' - - - - - - - - The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN p rovides appropriate pain management techniques and educates the patient and family regarding pain management.

' - - - - - - - - The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN a dministers medication following the five rights of medication administration within scope of practice.

' - - - - - - - - The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN a ssists with the rehabilitation and treatment of patients in accordance with the medical plan of care, updates, and revises plan of care under the supervision of Registered Nurse.

' - - - - - - - - The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN a ssists physicians with examinations, treatments and special procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills as directed by the Registered Nurse.

' - - - - - - - - The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN t reats patients and their families with respect and dignity. - Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.

' - - - - - - - - The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN i nteracts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.

' - - - - - - - - The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN a ssists with admitting, discharging and transferring of patients.

' - - - - - - - - The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN i dentifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Services/Discharge Planner regarding both in-hospital and post discharge needs.

Qualifications
Education:

Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurses.

Licenses/Certification:

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse License.

BCLS Certification.

Intravenous Blood Certification preferred.

Experience:

Minimum six months prior experience in an acute care setting preferred.

Keywords: Kindred Hospitals, Torrance , Licensed Vocational Nurse - Full Time Nights - $8k bonus, Healthcare , Torrance, California

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