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LVN III Garden Grove MOB Urgent Care Full Time

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Garden Grove
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse or physician provides nursing care in accordance with the legal scope of practice and within established standards of care, policies and procedures. Demonstrates performance consistent with the Mission, Vision and Strategic Plan of the organization. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice and treats co-workers, patients, families and all members of the health care team with dignity and respect.Essential Responsibilities:Upholds Kaiser Permanentes Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.Performs patient care functions, within the scope of competency, considering age related needs of the patient as prescribed by physician/health care professional(s) following established protocols, policies and procedures.Assist medical personnel with special procedures, minor surgical procedures and/or diagnostic exams.Assess and monitor patients condition and notify physician/health care professional for disposition.Prepare and administer medications as directed by physician order following established protocols.Maintain equipment and supplies.Identify and arrange for equipment needing repair.Apply principles of aseptic technique and infection control as directed by the Infection Control Manual.Monitor patient flow and assign/direct other ancillary personnel as needed.Provide medical information and education to patients, following established protocols and guidelines.Document pertinent patient information, assessment and nursing procedures following established protocols.Maintain patient confidentiality.Perform other duties as directed.Patient/Care Procedures - Explain purpose and process of examinations, tests and medical procedures to patients, following established guidelines.Instruct patients on general health and basic self care procedures.Review, explain and clarify physician orders with patient.Instruct patient in use of home equipment.Administer patient first aid.Apply basic orthopedic devices, as ordered by physician.Apply and remove dressings.Execute treatments such as urinary catheterization, bladder irrigations, suction procedures and throat irrigations.Follow standard infection control procedures.Administer enemas.Initiate emergency procedures (including basic CPR) and provide emergency patient treatments.Lift patients.Monitor patient vital signs.Monitor patients for bleeding.Observe machine monitors.Administer inhalation therapy.Participate in development of nursing care plans.Perform surgical preps.Prepare and position patients for procedures.Prepare patients for physical examinations.Provide therapeutic care as ordered by physician.Rinse and clean instruments and equipment.Sterilize instrum

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Garden Grove , LVN III Garden Grove MOB Urgent Care Full Time, Healthcare , Garden Grove, California

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