Job Details

Position : Licensed Vocational Nurse

CPR required, ACLS preferred.

Maintains nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training nurses and auxiliary staff.

Completes patient care requirements by scheduling and assigning nursing and staff; following up on work results.

Maintains nursing staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.

Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patient, friends, and family and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills.

Provides information to patients and health care team by answering questions and requests.

Resolves patient needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.

Maintains safe and clean working environment by designing and implementing procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from other health care professionals.

Protects patients and employees by developing and interpreting infection-control policies and protocols; enforcing medication administration, storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.

Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by monitoring confidential information processing.

Maintains documentation of patient care services by auditing patient and department records.

Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.

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