Providence Health & Services LVN - Chemical Dependency Unit in San Pedro, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Per Diem, Day shift Licensed Vocational Nurse to our Recovery Center at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro in San Pedro, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Implement delegated patient care functions under the direction of the Professional Registered Nurse.

  • Perform these functions according to established hospital standards of nursing care, standards of nursing practice and within the Vocational Nurse Practice Act.

  • Respond appropriately to patients and families with knowledge of age-specific needs based on scope of service of unit/department where assigned.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of program for Licensed Vocational Nurse and current licensure in good standing in California.

  • Prefer at least one year of acute care institutional experience.

  • Fluent ability to understand oral and written English directives, including English text.

  • Ability to perform all physical requirements pertaining to delegated tasks.

  • Satisfactory completion of BLS.

  • Ability to accurately and efficiently complete assigned tasks.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work to complete assignments in a timely manner.

  • Ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers.

  • Demonstrate competency in medication administration.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Prefer recent, hospital direct patient care experience on an acute, sub-acute unit or skilled nursing facility.

  • Completion of course in Intravenous Therapy approved by the LVN Board.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 356-bed nonprofit hospital serving the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. We are proud of providing the South Bay with high-quality medical care and compassionate service by offering a comprehensive array of medical services distinguished by innovation, quality, and excellence.

Our accomplishments include the California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Taskforce (CHART) “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART, as well as, ranking in the top 10% of over 240 hospitals compared by California Healthcare Foundation. In addition, we were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence, and stewardship. Today, Providence Health & Services celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged, and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: PACU/Recovery

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 200887