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Caring Joy Providers

Fulltime
Los Angeles, Orange County
Posted 11 months ago

Job Title/Position: Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse

Reports To: Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor

Supervised By: Registered Nurse

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act, including specialized duties related to end of life care.
  • Implements current nursing practice following a comprehensive assessment and the plan of care.
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care.
  • Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and self plan of care.
  • Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to the interdisciplinary group. Examples include hospice aide, OT, PT, SW, ST, Dietician or Clinical Supervisor.
  • Uses and prepares equipment and supplies effectively, adhering to aseptic technique.
  • Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient’s response to treatments/medications.
  • Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also participates in organization’s quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

Job Features

Job CategoryMedical

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