Under the direct supervision of Registered Nurse, the LVN provides direct nursing care in accordance with the laws governing nursing practice.
Take and record vital signs, such as blood pressure. Administer medications as ordered and report adverse reactions to medications or treatments. Dress wounds, give alcohol rubs, apply compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles, bathe and dress patients, and collect blood and urine samples. Monitor patients and chart medical records accurately. Report the condition of a patient back to RNs. Communicate openly and effectively with patients and families, while demonstrating compassion and friendly behavior.
- Must be a graduate of an accredited LPN nursing program
- Must have a valid LVN license (CA)
- Ability to demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills