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LVN - Kern River

Company: Clinica Sierra Vista
Location: Wofford Heights
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Clinica Sierra Vista is excited to be one of the largest Federally Qualified Health Centers in the Nation! We're honored to serve the men and women of the fields. We also offer care and support to the inner city, the rural and isolated, those of low, moderate, and fixed incomes, and families from an array of cultural backgrounds who speak several languages. We don't inquire about immigration status because we simply don't need to know. If you come to us, we will treat you like any other patient.

As we grow our team, we are looking for individuals who believe the patient is always #1.

Why work for us?

  • Competitive pay which matches your abilities and experience
  • Health coverage for you and your family
  • Generous number of vacation days per year
  • A robust wellness plan and health club discounts
  • Continuing education assistance to grow and further your talents
  • 403(B) plan with company matching
    Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you! Please review the job details below and then click "apply."

    We're looking for someone to join our team as a LVN- CHC who:

    Licensed Vocation Nurse are licensed health professionals who perform patient care, technical and supportive services under general supervision in the clinical setting. The LVN supports the philosophy and complies with the protocols, policies and procedures of the Organization.

    Essential Functions:

    • Perform patient care functions as prescribed by provider following established protocols, policies, and procedures within their scope of education, training and responsibilities.
    • Assist medical personnel with special procedures, minor surgical procedures and/or diagnostic exams.
    • Assess and monitor patients' conditions and notify provider for disposition.
    • Prepare and administer medications as directed by provider order or standing orders, following established protocols.
    • If, State certified, initiate and maintain Intravenous solutions as prescribed by provider, following established protocols.
    • Maintain equipment and supplies. Identify and arrange for equipment needing repair.
    • Apply principles of aseptic technique and infection control.
    • Monitor patient flow and assign/direct other personnel as needed.
    • Provide medical information and education to patients, following established protocols and policies.
    • Document pertinent patient information, assessment and nursing procedures, following established protocols. Maintain patient confidentiality.
    • Documentation must be dated, legible and with the appropriate signature to all entries (first initial, last name and title). All pre-printed prompts are to be answered.
    • On a temporary basis, may be required to work at any satellite facility.
    • Demonstrates clinical knowledge and skill in the care of the newborn, infant, toddler, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients ranging from 0-100+ years of age.
    • Facilitate the practice of the assigned providers.
    • Perform routine clerical functions as assigned (making appointments, telephone calls, etc.
    • Other duties as required. Please see attachment for full job description.
      You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

      • Graduation from an accredited School of Vocational Nursing.
      • Current California Vocational Nurse license required.
      • Current I.V. certification preferred.
      • Current Basic Life Support card issued through the American Heart Association required.
      • Supervisory experience preferred.
      • Must adhere to Clinica Sierra Vista's employee health/immunization requirements or provide a valid exemption request for subsequent approval.
        Clinica Sierra Vista values human rights, goodwill, respect, inclusivity, equality, and recognizes that the organization derives its strength from a rich diversity of thoughts, ideas, and contributions. As leaders in healthcare industry, we aspire to be an employer of choice by promoting an organizational culture that reflects these core values. We seek to attract, develop, and retain a talented and dedicated workforce where people of diverse races, genders, religions, cultures, political affiliations and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers our employees to provide the highest level of service to our community of residents and businesses; they're counting on us.

        Clinica Sierra Vista is an equal opportunity employer and strives to attract qualified applicants from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create an environment that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our workforce. We welcome you to join our team!

Keywords: Clinica Sierra Vista, Bakersfield , LVN - Kern River, Other , Wofford Heights, California

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