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Orange County Health Care Agency: Comprehensive Care Licensed Vocational Nurse (CHS)

This Comprehensive Care Licensed Vocational Nurse (CCLVN) position is in the Adult Correctional Health Services division, which is responsible for basic and emergency medical services for approximately 6,000 inmates per day, and over 60,000 inmates per year. The Comprehensive Care Licensed Vocational Nurse responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Administration of regular and PRN medication

  • Use of electronic health records (EHR) to accurately enter and document patient data, administer medications including insulin

  • Prepare and collect lab specimens, including blood, urine, saliva, stool and nasal/pharyngeal samples

  • Perform EKG (electrocardiogram), visual acuity, vital signs, PPD (tuberculosis test) placement, blood glucose testing, basic wound care, ambulatory clinic procedures and screening exams

  • Perform skills of emergency first responder

  • Recognize normal vs. abnormal findings and report such findings to on duty registered nurses

  • Conduct and maintain inventory adequate stock of medication and supplies for assigned work area

  • Maintain assigned work area on a daily basis and ensure that work areas are inspection ready at all times

  • Assist onsite and telemedicine/telepsychiatry providers

  • Participate in conferences, committee meetings, staff development and education programs to increase or maintain professional competency

  • May perform other job related duties as needed

Location: Orange County, CA

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