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Licensed Vocational Nurse (Night Shift Fixed Schedule)

Company: Hearts & Hands
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

Hearts & Hands - Shift
11pm - 7:30am
Thursday through Sunday -
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
Must have an active LVN license

Keywords: Hearts & Hands, Santa Cruz , Licensed Vocational Nurse (Night Shift Fixed Schedule), Healthcare , Santa Cruz, California

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