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Employment Type:
Part time
Posted:
4/30/2018
Job Category:
Nursing
Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN Part Time Days Kindred...
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Kindred Healthcare | Santa Ana, CA
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Job 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, the 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, the Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN administers medication, performs treatments and patient care responsibilities as prescribed.
* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN consults 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 provides appropriate pain management techniques and educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN administers medication following the five rights of medication administration within scope of practice.
* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists 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 assists 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 treats 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 interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN assists with admitting, discharging and transferring of patients.
* The Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse / LPN / LVN identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Services/Discharge Planner regarding both in-hospital and post discharge needs.

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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.

If you are a current Kindred/RehabCare employee Click Here.

About Kindred Healthcare

At Kindred, we provide care and support in the most appropriate care setting for those recovering from illness or injury. Whether you’re receiving care in our hospital, one of our rehab facilities, or even at home, we’re here to ensure you recover to the fullest extent possible.

Our clinical care consistently exceeds national benchmarks, and addresses not only your clinical needs, but your emotional needs as well. We understand that you are more than your illness or condition—you’re a mom, a son or a grandfather. You are unique, so we provide care tailored to your specific needs.