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Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse (LVN/LPN)

Company: WellPath
Location: Salinas
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Job Description:

Correctional Medicine opening in Salinas, California. This and other lpn/lvn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com Overview Under direct supervision of Assistant Program Manager, Health Services Administrator or higher licensed medical professional, the Licensed Vocational or Practical Nurse (LVN/LPN) participates in the patient plan of care by administering medications to patients, within scope, following written/oral instructions, and communicating and maintaining accurate patient records. Qualifications Education for Licensed Practical Nurse:

  • High school and specialized training for licensing/certification(s)Experience for Licensed Practical Nurse:
    • Basic knowledge of all medications being dispensedLicenses/Certifications for Licensed Practical Nurse:
      • Current (and must maintain) unrestricted LVN/LPN license, certification or registration in state of practice
      • Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHA
      • Current (and must maintain) security clearance Responsibilities
      • Perform nursing procedures according to standards of care and within scope of practice as dictated by the state LVN licensing board, such as: o Aseptic and sterile dressing changes o Isolation precautions o Administration of O2 therapy and nebulizer treatments o Perform prescribed or routine skin testing o Collection of specimens for laboratory studies such as clean catch urine, venipuncture, straight catheterization for urine collection, throat culture, sputum specimens, and stool specimens o Laboratory testing: such as blood glucose with visual or meter interpretation, interpretation of skin testing results, dipsticks urine, guaiac/hemoculture studies, urine specific gravity o Collect patient database: vital signs, vision screening, height/weight, abdominal girth o Recognize and respond appropriately to emergency situations and effectively intervening with emergency equipment, supplies, and material o Participate in patient and family health education as deemed necessary by health care providers
      • Maintains open lines of communication with RN, MD, or NP/PA as it relates to the persons served health needs with the medical and facility staff while maintaining confidentiality including any significant observations and patient response to care
      • Transcribes doctor's orders as necessary and ensure orders are processed and comprehended with pharmacy and non-licensed staff
      • In accordance with documented policies and procedures, prepare and administer (PO, Sub Q, IM, SL, PR, and topical) ordered medications to persons served housed in each facility and report significant findings and observations to the MD, PA/FNP, RN, or psychiatrist
      • Maintain and manage accuracy of all medical records of persons served to include MARs, observations, interventions and plans
      • Know the use of all medical equipment including Trauma Bag/AED's and oxygen tanks
      • Keep pharmacy and medication carts neat, clean and stocked at all times
      • May assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process, orientation and training of new and potential staff
      • Responsible for the performance evaluations and successful training of direct reports
      • Perform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer Keyphrases: correctional medical services jobs, correctional medicine jobs, correctional health services jobs, prison health services jobs

Keywords: WellPath, Salinas , Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse (LVN/LPN), Healthcare , Salinas, California

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