Find LVN Jobs in San Jose

Job Description

Join our growing network of dedicated and experienced licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) finding high-paying per diem job opportunities in

San Jose

,

California

.

Licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) are critical in providing primary healthcare to patients of all ages. They work under the supervision of registered nurses (RNs) and physicians and are responsible for providing basic medical care and monitoring patients' overall health. LVNs can connect with jobs in a range of healthcare work environments, including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, long-term care centers, assisted living residences, home healthcare, and more.

LVN Responsibilities:

Although specific job duties will vary depending on your work location, the responsibilities of an LVN in any healthcare setting generally include the following:

  • Patient Care: Administering medications, dressing wounds, and providing basic patient care, such as helping with bathing, grooming, and feeding
  • Vital Sign Monitoring: Monitoring and recording patients' vital signs, including temperature, heart rate, and blood pressure, and communicating any significant changes to the rest of the healthcare team
  • Assistance with Procedures: Assisting physicians and registered nurses with procedures such as extracting blood samples, inserting catheters, and administering injections
  • Documentation: Keeping accurate and detailed records of patients' medical histories and treatments
  • Patient Education: Educating patients and their families about various health conditions, medications, and homecare techniques
  • Professional Collaboration: Working closely with physicians, registered nurses, and healthcare professionals of other disciplines to develop and implement patient care plans
  • Monitoring Equipment: Ensuring that medical equipment is in proper working condition and reporting any malfunctioning equipment
  • Compliance with safety and hygiene standards: Maintaining cleanliness and infection control protocols in patient care areas and ensuring compliance with all safety and hygiene standards

LVN Qualifications:

The following are typical requirements to become an LVN and other essential qualifications:

  • Education: An aspiring LVN must have a high school or equivalent diploma and complete a state-approved vocational nursing program. They must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) to obtain a license.
  • License and Certification: An LVN must hold a valid license in the state where they practice and must maintain it by fulfilling continuing education requirements.
  • Clinical Skills: An LVN must have excellent clinical skills, including the ability to take accurate vital signs, administer medications, and perform basic medical procedures.
  • Attention to Detail: An LVN must be detail-oriented and have excellent observational skills to identify changes in a patient's health.
  • Communication Skills: An LVN must have effective verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with patients, families, and the rest of the healthcare team.
  • Physical Stamina: An LVN must be physically fit as they often must stand for long periods of time and have physically demanding tasks such as lifting and moving patients.
  • Time Management: An LVN must have excellent time management skills to handle multiple tasks and prioritize patient needs effectively.

LVN Benefits:

Licensed vocational nurses who work PRN LVN jobs with Nursa can enjoy the following advantages:

  • Autonomy to create their own work schedules
  • Competitive hourly pay rates
  • Quick and easy payments after submitting shift reports through the app
  • User-friendly platform that facilitates easy job booking via smartphone or desktop
  • Easily adjustable search filters to browse by location, facility type, pay rate, or date
Get Started in Minutes:
Nursa enables licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) to work when and where they want. Get started in three easy steps:
  • Set up an account
  • Upload your licenses/certifications
  • Request shifts

About Required LVN License:

Vocational nurse programs typically require one year to complete. Upon program completion and prior to active nursing practice, a candidate must pass the NCLEX-PN and fulfill any other requirements specific to their state of residence, including completing a licensure application and paying the respective fee. After obtaining licensure, in accordance with their state board of nursing, an LVN must renew licensure periodically following the rules and regulations of their state.

About Location:

Reaping the rewards of living as a nursing professional in San Jose, California offers a unique experience. San Jose provides an enviable quality of life for nurses and nursing assistants who want to pick up per diem shifts.

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Nursa isn't just about finding a job; it's about crafting your ideal work schedule by selecting shifts. Once you create a Nursa profile, you will experience the convenience of scheduling shifts in real-time.
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Skilled Nursing $51.35 per hour
LPN
Skilled Nursing
Est. Total
$
436.48
Date
Jul 4, 2024
Time
14:00 - 22:30
View Shift
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Skilled Nursing $51.35 per hour
LPN
Skilled Nursing
Est. Total
$
436.48
Date
Jul 4, 2024
Time
14:00 - 22:30
View Shift
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Skilled Nursing $51.35 per hour
LPN
Skilled Nursing
Est. Total
$
436.48
Date
Jul 4, 2024
Time
14:00 - 22:30
View Shift
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Skilled Nursing $44 per hour
LPN
Skilled Nursing
Est. Total
$
374
Date
Jun 18, 2024
Time
14:00 - 22:30
View Shift
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Skilled Nursing $44 per hour
LPN
Skilled Nursing
Est. Total
$
374
Date
Jun 19, 2024
Time
22:00 - 06:30
View Shift
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Skilled Nursing $44 per hour
LPN
Skilled Nursing
Est. Total
$
374
Date
Jun 20, 2024
Time
22:00 - 06:30
View Shift

San Jose

San Jose, California, is an exciting city with much to offer healthcare professionals in search of per diem jobs. From the warm Mediterranean climate to the thriving tech industry and culture, Registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, certified nursing assistants, and allied healthcare workers will find a plethora of job opportunities in this vibrant city.

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California

California is among the highest-paying states for nursing professionals, but pay is not all. Learn what it's like to work as a nurse or nursing assistant in this state.

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LVN

Licensed vocational nurses are essential to healthcare teams. Find an LVN job description, typical responsibilities and qualifications, and the advantages of picking up PRN jobs as a vocational nurse.

Facilities in 

San Jose

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License Type
LVN
Average Pay Per Hour
Pay Range Per Hour
$
34.12
$
-
$
Date posted
May 13, 2024
Valid Through
July 27, 2024
Type Of Shift
Per Diem
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