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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Company: AvaMed Workforce
Location: Susanville
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

AvaMed Workforce has secured a contract to provide Licensed Vocational Nurses to a correctional facility (High Desert State Prison) and is in urgent need of LVNs to work an assignment at the Susanville, CA facility.

$47 / hr

Weekly Pay via Direct Deposit

Tues - Sat (10pm - 6am)

  • Various Schedules Available

    Under the direction of the Institution's CEO/CNE or designee, Temporary/Relief LVN shall provide services as permitted within the scope of practice for Licensed Vocational Nurse services in accordance with Institution/Facility policies and procedures. Duties/Responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to:
    • Organize, provide, and maintain necessary healthcare services consistent with CCHCS policies and procedures;
    • Conduct basic hygiene and nursing care, including administration of prescribed medications and the therapeutic effects, treatments, and disease prevention, as ordered by the physician;
    • Collect information regarding patient status and report the results to the Primary Care Provider (PCP) or RN in a timely manner;
    • Provide patient/youth education and accurately document care in the approved format, noting and carrying out physician's orders;
    • Administer/assist with therapeutic measures and treatments;
    • Clean and maintain equipment;
    • Obtain specimens for diagnostic testing as ordered;
    • Assist the RN and PCP with clinic appointments; e.g., physical exams, minor surgeries, casting, identifying minor illnesses;
    • Assist mental health professionals by contributing to the treatment planning process and the formal evaluation of patient/youth progress by monitoring and recording observed patient behavior;
    • Participate in the training of patient/youth in activities of daily living and assist in routine treatments; and
    • Document in the patient/youth health record the nursing care and treatment provided and the patient/youth response to facilitate the continuity of care and communicate to other healthcare providers.

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Keywords: AvaMed Workforce, Reno , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Healthcare , Susanville, Nevada

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