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Licensed Vocational Nurse Emergency Room Full Time Evenings

Company: Desert Regional Medical Center
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

, html: $component.getFieldValue($data)" formfieldid="descriptionExt" id="descriptionExt-value" style="padding-bottom:5px; margin-bottom:4px"> Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative, patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation, joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics. GENERAL DUTIES:The LVN II 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. IV certification and knowledge additionally required. Access to all Patient Health Information for treatment purposes only. DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:Participates in chart audit duties as assignedProficient in EMR and Batch Charge entryUnderstands the range of treatment needed as appropriate to the ages of patients servedWorks 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 physicians with examinations and treatments.Demonstrates competency in minor treatment and evaluation of Emergency Department patients.Demonstrates knowledge of growth and developmentProvides 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

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