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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) at Napa County Jail and Juvenile Hall

Company: Wellpath
Location: Napa
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Why Wellpath:Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"About this role: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.Additional Details: NOW is your moment to make a difference! Join our Wellpath family and make a difference everyday providing care to society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Our team has the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those of you whose calling it is to serve others, we get it, it is ours too. This is your moment not only to advance your career, but to join a mission that aligns with your own. We are Wellpath. We are the right people, striving to do the right thing. We will continue to create healthier communities - wherever we go, wherever we grow - one patient at a time. What you bring to the table: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 practiceCurrent (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHACurrent (and must maintain) security clearanceWhat you will do: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 changeso Isolation precautionso Administration of O2 therapy and nebulizer treatmentso Perform prescribed or routine skin testingo Collection of specimens for laboratory studies such as clean catch urine, venipuncture, straight catheterization for urine collection, throat culture, sputum specimens, and stool specimenso Laboratory testing: such as blood glucose with visual or meter interpretation, interpretation of skin testing results, dipsticks urine, guaiac/hemoculture studies, urine specific gravityo Collect patient database: vital signs, vision screening, height/weight, abdominal girtho Recognize and respond appropriately to emergency situations and effectively intervening with emergency equipment, supplies, and materialo Participate in patient and family health education as deemed necessary by health care providersMaintains 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 careTranscribes doctor's orders as necessary and ensure orders are processed and comprehended with pharmacy and non-licensed staffIn 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 psychiatristMaintain and manage accuracy of all medical records of persons served to include MARs, observations, interventions and plansKnow the use of all medical equipment including Trauma Bag/AED's and oxygen tanksKeep pharmacy and medication carts neat, clean and stocked at all timesMay assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process, orientation and training of new and potential staffResponsible for the performance evaluations and successful training of direct reportsPerform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability EmployerOur investment in you:Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan optionsTime off & leave benefits401KTuition ReimbursementParental benefitsPerks and discountsAnd more available here Compensation Range: $34 - $42 / hour

Keywords: Wellpath, Napa , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) at Napa County Jail and Juvenile Hall, Healthcare , Napa, California

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