LVN-FLU Clinic TEMP (40 hours) San Jose
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Provides nursing care, under the direct supervision of a Registered
Nurse or physician, in accordance with the legal scope of practice
and within established standards of care, policies, and procedures.
Demonstrates performance consistent with the Medical Center Vision,
Mission, and Strategic Plan of the organization. Remains flexible
to changing systems; is expected to demonstrate 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.
The Licensed Vocational Nurse demonstrates proficiency by
exhibiting the following skills, competencies, and behaviors:
Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of
Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal and local laws.
Demonstrates a professional, supportive attitude.
Identifies and supports new ideas.
Utilizes effective communication strategies, including chain of
command and issue escalation, which result in intended
Participates in problem identification and resolution.
Mentors and orients others in skill and behavioral learning.
Demonstrates ability to problem solve with other departments in
order to assist member problem resolution.
Prioritizes and delegates work assignments appropriately to ensure
completion of patient care activities.
Complies with regulatory requirements, policies, procedures, and
standards of practice.
Performs patient care activities, within the scope of practice,
considering age-related needs of the patient as assigned.
Reports unusual findings to the Registered Nurse and contributes
recommendations for revision to the plan of care.
Adheres to hospital standards, which customize care for age-related
needs of the population served.
Keeps health care team members' informed regarding patient's
responses to interventions.
Collaborates with registered Nurse to develop individualized plan
of care that reflects clinical findings, planning, implementing,
and evaluating the outcomes of that plan.
Monitors patients' progress based on the plan.
Assures care meets standards of practice.
Collaborates with Registered Nurse to assure completion of the
discharge plan including discharge barriers and patient/family
Charting is legible, dated, and timed.
Documentation reflects thorough data collection within the scope of
practice, incorporates physical and psychosocial findings,
diagnostic tests, learning needs, discharge barriers,
multi-disciplinary education plans, and age appropriate care from
admission through discharge.
Documentation reflects that the individualized teaching plan is
followed; appropriate Multidisciplinary Patient Education Plans are
implemented within the scope of practice.
Applies standard precautions; maintains a safe environment for self
Discusses patient findings and progress toward outcomes with
Registered Nurse, physicians, and other members of the health care
Demonstrates competencies during the probationary period and
ongoing by completion of departmental competency validation.
Participates in departmental performance improvement activities,
i.e., planning, and measuring/monitoring, assessing and
Utilizes computer systems effectively and efficiently.
Practices customer service standards as defined by the Service
Area, Medical Center, and specified department.
Anticipates the customer's desires, takes proactive steps to meet
those needs, by listening and taking responsibility within scope to
ensure issues are resolved.
Assists members who are less than satisfied with their experience
by listening and taking responsibility within their scope to ensure
that the issue is resolved.
Promptly answers call lights, alarms, and patient requests.
Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, gives patients and
their significant others the information needed within their scope
Makes appropriate referrals under the direction of the Registered
Nurse and facilitates the customer's ability to utilize
Maintains and protects patient confidentiality.
Assures a clean, orderly, and functional work environment.
Viewed by others to be an effective team member who is flexible,
cooperative, and willing to assist others.
Confronts difficult or conflict situations constructively and seeks
Takes accountability for own actions and accepts constructive
Acts as a resource, preceptor, and mentor to new employees,
registry, students, and other team members.
Attends all mandatory meetings and in services, a minimum of 50% of
staff meetings, and actively participates in other departmental
professional development. (Requirement may vary for per diem
Participates with the assessment of current and future unit
learning needs and development of an annual education plan.
Keeps self-informed of activities on the unit and makes
recommendations for change.
Adheres to Attendance Policy. Reports to assigned area promptly,
being present and available for report at beginning of assigned
Minimizes personal phone call time.
Supports a collaborative labor-management partnership
Organizes work to minimize the use of overtime.
Identifies and assists in systems improvement that need
simplification or correction.
Utilizes payroll and non-payroll resources to their maximum
Collaborates with physician and/or Registered Nurse to develop
individualized plan of care that reflects clinical findings,
planning, implementing, and evaluating the outcomes of
tCollaborates with physician and/or Registered Nurse to assure
Documentation reflects thorough data collection and care
Utilizes computer systems effectively and efficiently.
Complies with Patient Safety Standards.
Maintains a safe work environment.
Basic Qualifications: Experience
Minimum of six (6) months acute care and/or related outpatient
experience within past four years.
Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have
this experience requirement waived.
High School Diploma/GED
License, Certification, Registration
Vocational Nurse License (California)
Basic Life Support Additional Requirements:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short
correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small
group situations to customers, clients, and other incumbents of the
Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership
Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate
collective bargaining agreement.
Experience requirements may be waived or modified when an
appropriate program or course is available and successfully
completed for New Graduate LVNs or for area of specialization
Additional certification maybe required based upon department needs
within six (6) months of hire (PALS, ACLS, NALS). Preferred
Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners
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