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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Platinum Healthcare Staffing San Diego ,CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $33 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, medical, vision
Job Description

We are seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse to join our team! You will be responsible for delivering high quality care to assigned patients.

LVNs will be assigned to work in a Primary Care Setting in San Diego to administer COVID tests then will be part of the flu clinic team by September

Job duties/responsibilities:

  • After successful completion of the required training, to accurately collect specimens via nasopharyngeal or sputum for the testing of the COVID-19 virus
  • May be required to measure temperatures and gather *information from visitors/members/staff and physicians entering Kaiser Permanente (KP) medical office buildings per current CDC guidelines and KP policy and procedures
    • *Symptoms of COVID-19 (The list does not include all possible symptoms and is continuously being updated. Refer to CDC COVID-19 website).
      • Fever of chills
      • Cough
      • Sore throat
      • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
      • Muscle pain
      • Fatigue
      • New loss of taste or smell
        • Congestion or runny nose
        • Nausea or vomiting
        • Headache
        • Diarrhea
  • Proficient with administering vaccinations – including influenza, Tdap, Hep A or B, or pneumonia (during the influenza season)
  • Skills required for vaccine handling, preparation, transportation and storage (during the influenza season)
  • Must be knowledgeable of required regulations and comply with them.
  • Excellent customer service internally and externally.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow detailed procedures.
  • Basic computer skills necessary including access to internet /email and maintains accurate, complete, and legible records (may be required to enter vaccine administered during the influenza season)
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • ​Administer flu immunizations for pediatric members (as dictated by state regulations) (during the influenza season)
  • Complies with all designated safety policies and procedures in the work area, including the use of applicable protective equipment when necessary to prevent exposure to potentially infectious agents.
  • Adhere to current hand hygiene standards
  • Understands and complies with applicable federal, state and local laws. Adheres to quality assurance procedures and good manufacturing practices.
  • Maintain all HIPAA and OSHA standards while on events.

 

Company Description
Platinum Healthcare Staffing, established in 2005, started specializing in providing Allied Healthcare staffing solutions to both private and county facilities. As the goal of helping the hospitals meet their shortage in labor pool is reached, equally, the demands of hospitals for Nurses started to increase. Since then, however, we have greatly expanded our market and our healthcare agency services to include staffing of all nursing specialties and allied healthcare professionals to hospitals that has a need to increase their pool of workers.

At Platinum Healthcare we know your experience depends a lot on the company you chose to work with. That is why the foundation of our company is in placing the right professional into the right travel nurse assignment that not only meets your salary and location preferences, but that meets your career goals as well. Platinum Healthcare recognizes you as our most important asset and we make every effort to present you with the travel jobs that are tailored to your desires.

Platinum Healthcare Staffing

Why Work Here?

Competitive compensation & flexible job opportunities; Full Time, Part Time, Contract, Per Diem & Locum Tenens

Platinum Healthcare Staffing, established in 2005, started specializing in providing Allied Healthcare staffing solutions to both private and county facilities. As the goal of helping the hospitals meet their shortage in labor pool is reached, equally, the demands of hospitals for Nurses started to increase. Since then, however, we have greatly expanded our market and our healthcare agency services to include staffing of all nursing specialties and allied healthcare professionals to hospitals that has a need to increase their pool of workers. At Platinum Healthcare we know your experience depends a lot on the company you chose to work with. That is why the foundation of our company is in placing the right professional into the right travel nurse assignment that not only meets your salary and location preferences, but that meets your career goals as well. Platinum Healthcare recognizes you as our most important asset and we make every effort to present you with the travel jobs that are tailored to your desires.

Address

9455 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA
USA

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