1+ months

LVN Med Surg Full Time Varied

Hi-Desert Medical Center
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Welcome to Hi-Desert Medical Center, where you ll benefit from:

A 59-bed acute primary care facility offering you and your family first-rate health care close to home
A wide range of quality inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services, home health and hospice services, and a variety of community outreach programs
A dedicated team of quality, caring, health care professionals

Position Overview:
Evaluates patients on admission and initiates appropriate intervention for patients of all ages.
Procedures and interventions are appropriately prioritized and completed within 20 minutes. Care is delivered within the structure of the job description.
Care is given in collaboration with patient, family and other team members. Demonstrates understanding of team approach to patient care.
Effectively identifies predictable problems, assess patient s response to care and takes appropriate, timely actions.
Assists with exams and procedures without prompting demonstrating knowledge of department policy and procedure.
Participates in PI program meeting deadlines for studies. Verbalizes understanding of department and district PI plan. Changes practices in response to PI actions.
All documentation is on correct forms, is complete, legible, correct and current.
Cleans and prepares treatment areas between patients. Assures supplies and equipment are in working order.
Identifies and intervenes on issues of patient, visitor, and staff safety.
Takes and gives directions effectively. Communicates problems effectively in the appropriate forum
All evaluations and interventions reflect knowledge of department policy, procedure and are in tandem with job description
Attends staff meetings, reads email and other key documents. Responds to inquiries promptly.
Has department project. Gives 2 department specific in-services/year and attends 12.
Accepts professional responsibility and accountability for professional actions. Uses critical thinking skills in daily practice.
Promotes teamwork by participating with the healthcare team. Communicates appropriately and effectively.
Keeps families informed appropriately. Complaints are investigated and reported.


Position Qualifications:
Post high school vocational/specialized training
Current California Vocational Nurse license
California IV Certification
Current BLS certification
2-4 years experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in acute care preferred
1 year experience in an emergency department preferred


Job: Med/Surg
Primary Location: Joshua Tree, California
Facility: Hi-Desert Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate


Posted: 2019-12-09 Expires: 2020-02-05

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