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LVN -Emergency Room -12Hr

Company: Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description NATIONAL LEADERS IN PEDIATRIC CARERanked among the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides the best care for kids in California. Here world-class experts in medicine, education and research work together to deliver family-centered care half a million times each year. From primary to complex critical care, more than 350 programs and services are offered, each one specially designed for children. The CHLA of the future is brighter than can be imagined. Investments in technology, research and innovation will create care that is personal, convenient and empowering. Our scientists will work with clinical experts to take laboratory discoveries and create treatments that are a perfect match for every patient. And together, CHLA team members will turn health care into health transformation. Join a hospital where the work you do will matter-to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. The work will be challenging, but always rewarding.It's Work That Matters. OverviewPurpose Statement/Position SummaryUnder general supervision, serves as a registered nurse, conducts patient assessments, participates in the development of the plan of care, implements and evaluates care according to patient specific age and/or developmental needs. Collaborates with other health care team members in the delivery of care. Employee will follow applicable policies and procedures in handling supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment. The Emergency Department is a 41-bed tertiary care facility with an annual volume of nearly 80,000 visits, a dedicated urgent care area and two trauma bays. The patient population ranges from neonates to adolescents and a large number of these patients have high acuity and complex medical conditions. Position Summary: The Licensed Vocational Nurse provides nursing assistance to the ambulatory programs of a division including management of patient flow, patient intake, and maintenance of clinic facilities. Employee will follow applicable policies and procedures in handling supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment.Minimum Qualifications: 1+ year pediatric nursing experience. Organizational skills.Education/Licensure/Certifications: Completed licensed vocational nurse program. Current license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of California. Current CPR card. IV certificate from the California state board required. Phlebotomy certification required. Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a leader in pediatric and adolescent health both here and across the globe. As a premier Magnet teaching hospital, you'll find an environment that's alive with learning, rooted in care and compassion, and home to thought leadership and unwavering support. CHLA is dedicated to creating hope and building healthier futures - for our patients, as well as for you and your career! CHLA has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932. At Children's Hospital Los Angeles, our work matters. And so do each and every one of our valued team members. Your race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation and ability make you uniquely you - and that is just who we are looking for! So, bring the best of yourself and contribute to our mission in your own unique way.Diversity inspires innovation. Our experiences, perspectives and backgrounds allow us to better serve our patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate the differences of our team members. - - - - - -

Our nurses at Children's Hospital Los Angeles are partners in the multidisciplinary care teams that form around each child we treat at our hospital. People come from across the country and beyond to enjoy our working environment. We are a regional referral center for children, providing care in a multitude of subspecialties. As a result, we receive patients with a wider variety of health disorders than most community hospitals. Children's Hospital Los Angeles is honored to have received Magnet Recognition for its quality patient care and nursing excellence on February 20, 2008. The nurses of our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) were honored with the 2009-2010 Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence.
Founded in 1901, Children's Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation's leading children's hospitals and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Children's Hospital Los Angeles is one of only seven children's hospitals in the nation - and the only children's hospitals on the West Coast - ranked for two consecutive years in all 10 pediatric specialties in the U.S. News and World Report rankings and named to the magazine's "Honor Roll" of children's hospitals.
Children's Hospital Los Angeles is a premier teaching hospital and has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.

Keywords: Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles , LVN -Emergency Room -12Hr, Other , Los Angeles, California

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