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LVN Home Health - LA/San Gabriel, Resource Pool, Days

Apply Now Hospital Name PIH Health Whittier Hospital Location Whittier, California Job Type PRN Job ID 20684-977 Date posted 10/28/2023

Home Health:

The Home Health Licensed Vocational Nurse provides direct patient care in a patient’s place of residence under the direction/supervision of a Registered Nurse.  Provides nursing care within the scope of practice for licensed vocational nursing and accepts responsibility of individual nursing actions, competence, decisions and behavior in the course of vocational nursing practice. Demonstrates performance consistent with the PIH Health vision of Patients First.

Nursing Administration/Float Pool-Downey:

Provides direct patient care under the direction/supervision of a registered nurse. Practices within the legal boundaries for licensed vocational nursing and accepts responsibility of individual nursing actions, competence, decisions, and behavior in the course of vocational nursing practice.

Transitional Care Unit-Downey:

Provides direct patient care under the direction/supervision of a registered nurse. Practices within the legal boundaries for licensed vocational nursing and accepts responsibility of individual nursing actions, competence, decisions and behavior in the course of vocational nursing practice.

OPSC/PACU-Downey:

Provides direct patient care under the direction/supervision of a registered nurse. Practices within the legal boundaries for licensed vocational nursing and accepts responsibility of individual nursing actions, competence, decisions and behavior in the course of vocational nursing practice.

Nursing, GI Services-Whittier:

Provides direct patient care under the direction/supervision of a registered nurse. Practices within the legal boundaries for licensed vocational nursing and accepts responsibility of individual nursing actions, competence, decisions and behavior in the course of vocational nursing practice.

Hospice:

Under the guidance of the registered nurse, performs basic nursing procedures and skilled hospice care for patients certified as having a terminal illness who have elected the Hospice benefit.  The LVN also provides supportive care to patients families and/or significant others.

Emergency Department:

Provides direct patient care under the direction/supervision of a registered nurse. Practices within the legal boundaries for licensed vocational nursing and accepts responsibility of individual nursing actions, competence, decisions and behavior in the course of vocational nursing practice.

PHP:

Provides direct patient care under the direction/supervision of a registered nurse. Practices within the legal boundaries for licensed vocational nursing and accepts responsibility of individual nursing actions, competence, decisions and behavior in the course of vocational nursing practice.

PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Downey Hospital, PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, PIH Health Whittier Hospital, 37 outpatient medical office buildings, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care and patient experience, and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has identified PIH Health as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org or follow us on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.


Required Skills

Home Health:

  • Ability to work well with others, ability to organize and make effective use of time.
  • With consideration to age, utilizes the approved process to resolve biophysical, psychological, educational and environmental needs to patient/significant others when administering care.
  • Competent to complete basic nursing procedures.
  • Cognizant of home health standards and practices.
  • Computer skills and ability to navigate an electronic health record.

Nursing Administration/Float Pool-Downey:

  • Written and verbal communications, interpersonal skills.
  • Basic organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Demonstrated team member abilities.
  • Clinical education related to specialty.
  • Principles of patient/family teaching.
  • With consideration to age, employee utilizes the approved process to resolve biophysical, psychological, educational, and environmental needs of the patient/significant others when administering care.

Transitional Care Unit-Downey:

  • Written and verbal communications, interpersonal skills.
  • Basic organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Demonstrated team member abilities
  • Clinical education related to specialty
  • Principles of patient/family teaching
  • With consideration to age, employee utilizes the approved process to resolve biophysical, psychological, educational, and environmental needs of the patient/significant others when administering care
  • Ability to work well with people, ability to organize and make effective use of time
  • Competent to complete basic nursing procedures

OPSC/PACU-Downey:

  • Written and verbal communications, interpersonal skills.
  • Basic organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Demonstrated team member abilities.
  • Clinical education related to specialty.
  • Principles of patient/family teaching.
  • With consideration to age, employee utilizes the approved process to resolve biophysical, psychological, educational, and environmental needs of the patient/significant others when administering care.

Nursing, GI Services-Whittier:

  • Written and verbal communications, interpersonal skills.
  • Basic organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Demonstrated team member abilities.
  • Clinical education related to specialty.
  • Principles of patient/family teaching.
  • With consideration to age, employee utilizes the approved process to resolve biophysical, psychological, educational, and environmental needs of the patient/significant others when administering care.

Hospice:

  • Ability to work well with people, ability to organize and make effective use of time.
  • Compassion and empathy coupled with clinical knowledge to assist patients with terminal care needs.
  • With consideration to age, employee utilizes the approved process to resolve biophysical, psychological, educational and environmental needs to patient/significant others when administering care.
  • Competent to complete basic nursing procedures.
  • Cognizant of home health standards and practices.
  • Basic computer knowledge and abilities.

Emergency Department:

  • Demonstrates fluency in English communication, to include reading, writing, and verbal communication.
  • Basic organizational skills to include ability to follow directions as outlined in policies or given by supervisor.
  • Written and verbal communications, interpersonal skills.
  • Basic organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Demonstrates team member abilities.
  • Clinical education related to specialty.
  • Principles of patient/family teaching.
  • With consideration to age, employee utilizes the approved process to resolve biophysical, psychological, educational, and environmental needs of the patient/significant others when administering care.

PHP:

  • Written and verbal communications, interpersonal skills.
  • Basic organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Demonstrated team member abilities.
  • Clinical education related to specialty.
  • Principles of patient/family teaching.
  • With consideration to age, employee utilizes the approved process to resolve biophysical, psychological, educational, and environmental needs of the patient/significant others when administering care.

Required Experience

Home Health:

Required:

  • Current California license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in good standing.
  • A minimum of one year nursing experience, preferably in an acute care facility with a medical-surgical background.
  • Current CPR card.
  • Current California driver's license and valid auto insurance.
  • Home Health experience preferred.

Nursing Administration/Float Pool-Downey:

Required:

  • Current California LVN license
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Prior experience in an acute care facility in Medical/Surgical, as appropriate for clinical specialty.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Card.
  • Intravenous Certification

Transitional Care Unit-Downey:

Required:

  • Current California LVN license
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Card.
  • Intravenous Certification

OPSC/PACU-Downey:

  • Current California LVN license
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Prior experience in an acute care facility or formal classroom education in Medical/Surgical as appropriate for clinical specialty.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Card.

Nursing, GI Services-Whittier:

Required:

  • Current California LVN license
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Prior experience in an acute care facility or formal classroom education in Medical/Surgical                       as appropriate for clinical specialty.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Card.
  • Intravenous Certification

Hospice:

Required:

  • Current California license as an LVN. Renewal every two years in good standing.
  • A minimum of one year prior professional nursing experience.
  • Experience with EMR system preferred
  • Current CPR card.
  • Current California driver's license and valid auto insurance.

Emergency Department:

Required:

  • Current California LVN license with Vocational Nurse IV Therapy Certification
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Prior experience in an acute care facility, urgent care or formal classroom education in Medical/Surgical as appropriate for clinical specialty.
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Minimum 2 years acute successful clinical experience preferred
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training annually
    * See additional competencies addendum for unit specific requirements


Preferred:

  • Basic windows and mouse skills preferred
  • Current ACLS certification

PHP:

  • Current California LVN license
  • Evidence of continuing education\
  • Prior experience in an acute care facility or formal classroom education in Medical/Surgical        as appropriate for clinical specialty.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Card.

Address
12401 Washington Blvd.

Salary
31.00-31.00

FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Zip Code
90602
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