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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Relocate to Santa Cruz Charge Nurse at Skilled Nursing

Company: Hearts & Hands
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Hearts & Hands - This role is for a skilled nursing facility charge nurse. The shifts available are for AM and PM. The facility is offering temporary housing for this assignment via a shared 2-bedroom apartment. The assignment will be a minimum of 4 days on and 2 days off but extra shifts and double shifts are available as needed. This assignment can be started earlier than February but must begin by February 1, 2023. This role has the potential to turn into a long term position if the right candidate is found and shows great work ethic. -
Responsibilities
Record a patient's medical history accurately
Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate etc.
Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications etc.
Monitor patients' condition including fluid intake and output and compose patient charts
Assist ailing patients in daily necessary activities such as eating, bathing etc.
Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc., clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks
Collect samples for lab testing as assigned
Provide emotional and psychological support when needed
Communicate with patients' family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructions
Requirements and skills
Proven experience as LVN or similar role
Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team
Familiarity with hospital health, safety and sanitation standards and procedures
Understanding of confidentiality obligations and nursing best practices
Excellent knowledge of medical and hospital terminology
Good knowledge of MS Office and data entry
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Compassionate and able to handle stress
Successful completion of LVN license program is a must

Keywords: Hearts & Hands, Oakland , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Relocate to Santa Cruz Charge Nurse at Skilled Nursing, Healthcare , Oakland, California

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