Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. Weï¿½re proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager/RN, performs the primary function of LPN/LVN in the care of patients in the Advanced Wound Center (AWC). The Wound Center Nurse, LVN/LPN, is responsible for collaborating with the Clinical Manager, Physician and/or Program Director to coordinate services in providing quality care to patients with chronic non-healing wounds through the use of hospital and nursing standards.
Essential Job Functions:
Performs follow-up nursing assessment of patient's condition and reports findings to Clinical Manager/RN.
Ability to cover in HBO supervision 3-4 days per week if needed
Records wound assessment data accurately and communicates pertinent information.
Assess compliance to the Clinical Pathway and communicate to Physician and Clinical Manager/RN.
Identifies patient care situations that require intervention; implements and evaluates actions with Clinical Manager/RN.
Identifies patient/family education and discharge needs and implements a teaching plan of care with Clinical Manager/RN.
Collaborates with Physician and Clinical Manager/RN to develop a Multidisciplinary Plan of Care. Revise the plan of care and continuously reassess and evaluate until desired outcome is obtained.
Formulates with Clinical Manager/RN the desired outcomes that are specific and measurable within a certain time frame and consistent with expectations.
Complete a 5 day- 40 hour Introductory Course in Hyperbaric Medicine for certification
Current CA licensure, Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN).
Preferred Wound Care Experience
Preferred HBO experience
Minimum of 2 years medical/surgical experience; wound care experience
The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 1905032865
About Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.