Registered Nurse (RN) / Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)- Pediatric Home Health Nurse in Santa Barbara, CA at NurseCore

Date Posted: 8/26/2019

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Registered Nurse (RN) / Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Pediatric Nurse-Day Shifts Available

Join us at the HEART of Healthcare! NurseCore of Santa Barbara is an industry leader in Home Health and Medical Staffing. We are currently seeking Registered Nurses (RN's) and Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN's) with a minimum of one year experience in pediatrics to care for patients in Santa Barbara, CA and the surrounding areas. Qualified caregivers will focus on the medical needs and treatment of infants, children, and/or adolescents primarily in their home according to the active plan of care. The caregiver must possess critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.  

Benefits:

  • Top Pay w/ Daily or Weekly Pay Options
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Friendly, accessible office staff ready to help you get the assignments that you want

Apply today to be rewarded with the great opportunities NurseCore has to offer!

Responsibilities

Registered Nurse Routine functions include:

  • Performs routine nursing duties including, but not limited to
  • client assessment, development and revision of Plans of Care, implements nursing procedures, evaluates client progress, accurate, timely, and complete documentation of client care.
  • Notifies physician and Clinical Director of any changes in client’s condition or any unusual symptoms.
  • Performs the following nursing procedures where training, and the state Nurse Practice Act permits, including but not limited to:
    • Medication administration per physician orders.
    • Nursing procedures per physician orders and agency policy and procedure.Administering blood and blood products.
    • Obtaining laboratory specimens.
    • Starting IV’s and administration of IV medications.
    • Inserting and irrigating NG tubes and Foley catheters.
    • Administering respiratory medications.
    • Changing dressings (sterile or clean).
    • Supervising nursing and other health care staff members.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Routine Functions include: 

  • Performs routine nursing duties including but not limited to:
    • Assistance with ADL’s and IADL’s.
    • Client and caregiver health instruction.
    • Notifies the Registered Nurse or Clinical Director of any changes in client’s condition.
  • Performs the following where training or demonstrated skills and the state nurse practice act permits:
    • Inserting and irrigating tubes and Foley catheters.
    • Administering oxygen by mask or cannula.
    • Ventilator, Tracheostomy care and suctioning endotracheally.
    • Supervision of aides and other health care team members.
Qualifications
  • Must be willing to provide in home nursing care to infants, children, and adolescents
  • Current LVN or RN licensure with the State Board of Nursing in the State of California
  • One year experience as a pediatric LVN/ RN in the last three years in a supervised setting
  • Current CPR card accredited by the American Heart Association
  • Proof of current Physical within the past year
  • Copy of updated TB results/Chest x-rays within the past year
  • Successful completion of the skills assessment specific to the areas of experience including any specialty areas. 

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