An LVN in Rehabilitation, DOU, and Med/Surg provides nursing care and support to patients undergoing rehabilitation for various medical conditions, injuries, or surgeries. Working in a rehabilitation setting, LVNs play a crucial role in helping patients regain their independence and improve their overall functional abilities.
- Conduct comprehensive assessments of patients in the rehabilitation program, including evaluating their physical, mental, and emotional status. Assess patients' functional abilities and limitations.
- Collaborate with the healthcare team to develop individualized care plans for patients, setting goals for rehabilitation and outlining specific interventions and treatments.
- Administer prescribed medications and treatments, monitoring patients for adverse reactions and therapeutic responses.
- Assist patients with various therapeutic activities, including exercises, mobility training, and activities of daily living (ADLs). Provide guidance and support to help patients regain independence.
- Perform wound care, dressing changes, and monitoring of surgical sites or injuries as necessary.
- Educate patients and their families about the rehabilitation process, including exercises, mobility aids, and strategies for managing activities at home.
- Continuously assess and document patients' progress toward rehabilitation goals. Adjust care plans as needed based on patient responses and evolving needs.
- Ensure that patients are properly fitted with and trained to use assistive devices such as wheelchairs, walkers, and prosthetics, if applicable.
- Provide emotional support and encouragement to patients as they navigate the challenges of rehabilitation. Foster a positive and motivating environment.
- Maintain accurate and detailed patient records, including assessments, interventions, and progress notes, in compliance with healthcare regulations.
- Follow safety protocols to prevent accidents and ensure patient safety during therapy sessions and transfers.
- Work closely with physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and other healthcare professionals to coordinate and optimize patient care.
- Valid LVN license in the state of California.
- Previous experience in rehabilitation nursing or a related field is preferred.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Compassion and empathy for patients undergoing rehabilitation.
- Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
- Attention to detail and strong documentation skills.
Salary: $42.00 - $45.00 per hour
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Inglewood, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
- LVN (Preferred)
- BLS Certification (Preferred)
- LPN (Preferred)
Work Location: In person
Edit jobOpenView public job page