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LVN - 8N Transplant/Surgical Unit
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The LVN, under RN supervision performs the following responsibilities: Clinical: the assessment of basic & complex patient care problems both actual and potential. Formulates a patient plan of care; updates the care plan with input from the LVN, other team members, assumes an active role in the actual planning of patient care goals. Assists in providing and maintaining a safe patient care environment. Prepares and administers medications according to policy. Keeps self current with orders written for assigned patients. Accurately transcribes orders. Performs other specific functions according to specific protocols. Assists in emergency situations. Documents records. Teaching: Participates in developing, implementing and evaluating the patient and family teaching plan for effectiveness. Assists in assessing learning needs of students, new LVNs and floats. Orients LVN staff, students, and floats. Professional Standards: support institutional standards and systems operations. Fulfillment of work schedule commitments. Completion of health courses and requirements per policy, maintains appearance, conduct and attitude of the LVN role model.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, current active licensure as an LVN in the State of California. Knowledgeable in university, hospital, and departmental policies and procedures. Be able to communicate effectively. Must be able to perform basic nursing functions in the care of patients. Must be able to organize work, set priorities and work under stress. Must be able to accept direction, be flexible, and work scheduled hours as needed. New Grad LVNs able to apply as well as experienced LVNs who have worked in an inpatient or high acuity setting.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.