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LVN Full Time Days Wound Care EL Mirador

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Desert Regional Medical Center Jobs

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5/15/2022

GENERAL DUTIES:

The Vocational Nurse-Licensed performs under the direction of the Registered Nurse in providing for the care of patients to whom he/she is directly assigned. A basic understanding of medical and surgical problems is necessary, in addition to knowledge of appropriate nursing interventions related to the patients the care for. Access to all Patient Health Information for treatment purposes only.

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Participates in chart audit duties as assigned
  • Proficient in EMR and Batch Charge entry
  • Understands the range of treatment needed as appropriate to the ages of patients served
  • Works in conjunction with and under the supervision of an RN in performing assigned nursing tasks.
  • Administers medications within the scope of practice and nursing policy.
  • Assists wound care and hyperbaric physicians with examinations and treatments.
  • Demonstrates competency in minor treatment and evaluation of wound care and hyperbaric patients.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development
  • Provides education to patients and families based on their identified needs and physician order.
  • Re-enforces importance of medication compliance.
  • Remove any unsafe condition and report and follow up as necessary to the appropriate personnel
  • Utilizes universal precautions.
  • Assures patients are adequately oriented to the area.
  • Monitors unit activities and encourages staff participation in safety issues.
  • Uses self as a role model to promote health communication and safe work practices.
  • Reports potential crisis situations to the Clinical Manager.
  • Monitors patients for changes in condition or status and intervenes appropriately in a timely fashion.
  • Participates in report at the beginning of the shift and assumes responsibility for assigned area.
  • Participates in orientation of all new staff as assigned.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement Plan of Unit.
  • Demonstrates guest relations in communication, cooperation and in giving assistance to patients, physicians, co-workers and visitors in a prompt and courteous manner.
  • Acts as the patients advocate and assures that patient rights are upheld.
  • Communicates professionally with coworkers and physicians.
  • Asks for assistance and guidance as needed.
  • Implements appropriate interventions based on patient need and unit guidelines.
  • Follows the chain of command in problem resolution.
  • Performs general nursing procedures.
  • Registers daily patients charges treated in the wound center
  • Ensures documentation in WoundExpert is accurate
  • Enters corrections or additions in a timely fashion
  • Reports trends in nursing charge inaccuracies to director


Qualifications:

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Current license as an LVN, issued by the State of California
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification (maintain current at all times)
  • Minimum two (2) years in an acute care setting.

Preferred:

  • One year wound care experience preferred. Experience in ambulatory care setting desirable. Hyperbaric experience a plus.
Job: NursingPrimary Location: Palm Springs, CaliforniaFacility: Desert Regional Medical CenterJob Type: Full-timeShift Type: Days

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PDN-TH2205019151

Job ID: 7142645708022282681

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