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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: Power Personnel
Location: Gilroy
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:


LVN – Immediate – Small Setting 2 Licensed staff to 6 Residents


The needs are ASAP and will last 3 months and has a potential for permanent hire.


JOB DESCRIPTION

Position:
Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse (LVN/LPN)

Reports to:
Director of Nursing (DON) Supervises: Certified Nursing Assistants

Position Summary:
The primary role of the LVN/LPN is to provide nursing care, within their scope of practice, to residents in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care, regulatory guidelines, CareMeridian’ s Policies and Procedures and under the general supervision of the Director of Nursing. Emphasis is placed on CareMeridian’ s mission and values.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Perform and document resident assessments upon admission and on an on-going basis through discharge.
2. Complete all required nursing documentation accurately and timely.
3. Participate in “ hand off” report.
4. Observe, record and report to supervisor or physician in a timely manner, any changes in the resident’ s condition.
5. Participates in the development and updating of the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care within the required timeframes.
6. Implement the plan of care, using appropriate nursing interventions according to CareMeridian’ s Policies and Procedures and regulatory guidelines.
7. Administer and document medications and treatments as ordered, and observe and document the resident’ s response.
8. Transcribe and carry out physicians’ orders.
9. Initiate emergency procedures per CareMeridian’ s Policy and Procedure, if needed.
10. Assist physicians as necessary.
11.Actively participate in Infection Prevention Program.
12. Maintain accurate infection tracking records.
13. Participate in Interdisciplinary Team Conferences, as required.
14. Provide resident and/or caregiver education.
15. Communicate and cooperate with the interdisciplinary team to ensure that all therapeutic interventions are carried out timely.
16. Attend and participate in continuing education programs per CareMeridian’ s policies and regulatory guidelines.
17. Complete and submit Incident and Accident Reports as needed.
18. Follow Safety Policies and Procedures at all times to include participation in fire and emergency management drills.
19. Maintain the confidentiality of all residents’ data, per HIPAA requirements.
20. Participate in the Performance Improvement Program.
21. Use equipment per manufacturers’ instructions.
22. Participates in coaching and supervising CNA’ s daily duties and responsibilities.

  SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervisory decisions are executed using independent judgment and discretion in maintaining the delivery of quality resident care by ensuring that the nursing care plan is followed.

REQUIREMENTS
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required to perform the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education:

  •   A current and active LVN/LPN license issued by this state.



Experience:

  • Preferably one (1) year’ s experience working with medically complex individuals.CareMeridian
  • Trach and vent required!



Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

  • Current LVN/LPN license issued by this state.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Health Care Providers.
  • Valid driver’ s license. Language Skills:
  • Able to effectively communicate (verbally and in writing) with physicians, supervisor, staff, residents, and their families and/or authorized representative.



Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to work with and relate to behaviorally challenged residents.

Keywords: Power Personnel, Gilroy , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Other , Gilroy, California

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