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LVN - Pediatric Sub-Acute - Per Diem in Foothill at Foothill Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    14662 Newport Avenue
    Foothill
  • Job Type:
    Health Care, Nurse
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/6/2018
  • Job ID:
    9642

Job Description



LVN - Pediatric Sub-Acute

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Licensed Vocational Nurse, Pediatric Sub-Acute is responsible for assisting the professional Registered Nurse with the care of patients who have acute medical or surgical conditions. The Licensed Vocational Nurse works within the scope and regulations of the Board of Vocational Nursing to meet the nursing care needs of patients for an assigned shift.



Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • The LVN is responsible for assisting the Registered Nurse with the care of  the pediatric patients by assessing, coordinating and delegating the nursing care needs of the patients for the assigned shift.
  • Assesses pediatric lung sounds.
  • Evaluates for age appropriate behavior, motor skills and physiological norms. 
  • Evaluates for appropriate awareness for suspected abuse / neglect to pediatric patients and takes measures to report them according to protocol.
  • Identifies the patient and plans for appropriate safety precautions to be taken to present injury to the pediatric patient.


Qualifications

Minimum Education: Graduate from an Accredited Vocational Nursing School. Bachelor of Science (BS) or Arts (BA) degree. 

Minimum Experience: Six (6) months experience in a pediatric setting. One (1) year recent experience as an LVN in a pediatric setting preferred. 

Req. Certification/Licensure: Current California LVN license, IV Certified, Current American Heart Association (BLS), (PALS) Certification required with (ACLS) Certification preferred. 



Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance


How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit http://pmh.com/careers/ and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

EEOC is the Law: https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Keywords: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Vocational Nurse Peds, Vital signs, Hygiene, Basic Medical Care, Peds, Infants, Children, Adolescent Care, Patient Care, Patient Care Planning, Patient Monitoring, Patient Recording, Patient Recovery, Monitor, Administer Medicine, Rehab, Rehabilitation, Subacute, Sub Acute, Short Term Care, Acute Illness, Acute Treatment.

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