Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN)

  • Maxim Healthcare Services (Home Care)
  • Huntington Beach
  • Nov 02, 2022
Contract Licensed Practical Nurses/Vocational Nurses(LVN)/(LPN)

Job Description

Maxim Healthcare Services (Home Health) in Orange County, CA islooking for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) to assume responsibility andaccountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery ofpatient care. The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) will consistently performaccording to nursing standards and is accountable in managing patient care andassisting others in the management of patient care.

We are currently looking to fill multiple cases including: mornings, afternoons, overnights, and weekends.If this position interests you, please feel free to contact Alizen Rodriguezdirectly at (714) 542-2400 to discuss further details.

Responsibilities

  • Administer supplemental feeding, hydration, or medication viagastrostomy tube.
  • Maintain tracheostomy tube by suctioning periodically andminimizing risk of infection by cleansing the skin around the stoma, providingoral hygiene, and assessing for complications.
  • Connect patient to ventilator via tracheostomy circuit androutinely monitor the machines, responding to any alarms or malfunctions ifapplicable.
  • Lift and transfer the patient to and from the bed.
  • Assist patient in transferring to and from the wheelchair.
  • Monitor medical equipment consistently to ensure properfunctionality.
  • Utilize the nursing process to assess, plan, implement andevaluate patient care.
  • Perform focused interview to identify specific patient needs.
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocialchanges in the patient’s condition.
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret data and information from healthcare members
  • Document daily actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses viaElectronic Medical Records (EMR) on company-provided Chromebook.
  • Assist patient with activities of daily living (ADLs).
  • Other Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Current Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) license in the state inwhich the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) practices.
  • Current Health Certificate (per facility).
  • Current Tuberculosis PPD or Chest X-Ray within the last 6 months.
  • Current Basic Life Support card.
  • One year prior Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) experiencepreferred.
  • Experience with gastrostomy, tracheostomy, and ventilatorpreferred.
Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
**CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays

Specialty

LVN/LPN