Licensed Vocational Nurse

  • Aviara Healthcare Center
  • Encinitas, CA, USA
  • Nov 21, 2021

Job Description

LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) in 5-star facility!

($34/hr -$35/hr)

POSITION SUMMARY: The LVN implements the established plan of care for each assigned group of resident's. Responsibilities include total care for ill and dependent residents, administration of medications, performance of treatments, provision of resident/family education as directed, and maintenance of a record of the care provided.


RESPONSIBLE TO: This position reports to the Director of Nursing


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Assists the DON with any tasks that are assigned

Perform assigned resident care duties in a manner that provides for the physical, psycho-social, and spiritual needs of the residents

Assist the Wellness Director to complete assessments by gathering data in a timely manner, incorporating functional/development age factors into the assessment process

Work collaboratively with the resident/family and department heads to develop an individualized plan of care for each resident

Demonstrate sound clinical judgment in the implementation, and evaluation of the nursing aspects of resident care

Proficiently and accurately monitor and report resident condition changes to the Wellness Director

Follow through on resident care services needed to meet the individualized needs of each resident

Administer medications in a proficient manner, if needed

Participate in the identification of resident/family educational needs and provide individualized teaching which considers the needs of the resident, including monitoring and documenting the effectiveness of the education provided

JOB FUNCTIONS:


Demonstrate knowledge of, and respect for, the rights, dignity and individuality of each resident in all interactions

Appreciates the importance of maintaining confidentiality of resident and community information

Demonstrate honesty and integrity at all times in the care and use of resident and facility property

Must be able to key information into computer systems

Proficiently provides care in emergency situations and follows established emergency procedures and practices

Maintain knowledge of, and implement resident care activities to promote, maintain, and/or restore health for assigned residents * Assure that the rights of residents are respected and maintained by allowing for privacy and dignity in the provision of care 2

Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills with residents, families, physicians, additional healthcare providers, and co-workers

Timely, accurately, and thoroughly prepare documentation in a manner that conforms to prescribed style and format, and to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business facility

Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:


Education: LVN graduate from an accredited School of Nursing

License: Current, valid LVN licensure to practice in the state Current BCLS certification

Work Experience: Minimum 6 months prior LVN experience in the past 2 years.


Language Skills:


Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical information, and to be easily understood through verbal communication in the English language.

Mathematical Skills:


Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, and volume.

Communication Skills:


Must have exceptional communication and customer service skills, and be empathetic.

Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, responsible parties, staff and outside resources and agencies.

PHYSICAL CAPACITIES: (With or Without the Aid of Mechanical Devices) § Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.

§ Continuous bending, squatting, twisting and reaching.

§ Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

§ Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility which includes an annual TB screening and physical examination.

§ Must be able to stand for and walk for extended periods of time.

§ Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

§ Requires infrequent lifting of weight up to 100 pounds with assistance.

§ Frequent pushing and pulling of carts and transporting residents.

§ Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.


ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Inside work, normal temperatures, some noise, occasional fumes/odors, chemical exposure and potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens.


Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


Pay: $34-35 per hour


Benefits:


401(k)

401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Flexible spending account

Free parking

Health insurance

Life insurance

Paid time off

Referral program

Retirement plan

Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:


Geriatrics

Medical-Surgical

Surgery

Wound Care

Schedule:


8 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:


Bonus pay

Differential pay

Overtime pay

Signing bonus

License/Certification:


LVN (Preferred)

LPN (Preferred)

Work Location:


One location

Hours per week:


30-39

Qualifications:


Current State Nursing License

Relocation Assistance Provided:


No

This Job Is:


A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education

A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Company's website:


Work Remotely:


No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):


Personal protective equipment provided or required

Plastic shield at work stations

Temperature screenings

Social distancing guidelines in place

Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place'