License Vocational Nurse
LVN

Job description

 

Description:

Follows established standards and procedures provides supervision, care, support, and training to individuals with Developmental Disabilities in a home setting.


Assist individuals with dining, toileting skills, grooming, and appearance.

Analyze situations accurately, take effective action, follow directions and communicate effectively in English.

Know state and federal laws, Regional Centers, Department of Social Services, Department of Developmental Services, and State Council on Developmental Disabilities. Know Title 17 and 22.
Know dual diagnosis, Individual Program Plans, residents’ service needs, emergency disaster protocol, and behavior plans.

May be asked to work extended hours and/or varying shifts.

Responsible for attending training and participating in Continental Post Acute meetings.

May be required to drive on community outings and escort individuals in a company-owned vehicle.

A motivated, independent individual can organize workload so that all functions are completed appropriately.

Is a mandated reporter of observed or suspected neglect or abuse and reports per regulations.

Assess signs and symptoms indicating changes in the patient’s condition
Collects, analyzes, and interprets information from resident members and documents.

Other LVN duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administering Injections and IV Fluids

  • Assisting During Examinations

  • Changing Dressings

  • Cleaning and Dressing Wounds

  • Cleaning Medical Equipment and Exam Rooms

  • Drawing Blood and Collecting Other Samples

  • Monitoring Patients

  • Performing Routine Lab Tests

  • Taking and Recording Vital Signs

  • Watching for Adverse Reactions to Medications

  • Weighing Patients

  • Transporting Patients to Treatment Rooms

  • Assisting Patients with Such Personal Needs as Dressing, Bathing and Grooming

  • Helping Patients Eat and Drink

  • Helping Patients to and from the Bathroom

  • Assisting Patients with Bedpans and Urinals

  • Educating Patients and Relatives on At-home Care

 

Education and Experience:

  • Completion of state approved training program (generally in the form of a diploma, certificate, or associate degree)

  • LPN license (pass NCLEX-PN exam)

  • BLS certification

  • 3-5 years recent nursing experience in a skilled nursing facility

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical Knowledge

  • Patience

  • Compassion

  • Kindness

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Knowledge of infection control practices

  • Stamina and physical endurance

  • Observational skills

  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety rules

  • Communication skills

  • Leadership

  • Empathy

Registry (Per Diem) available in these locations

 

 

Southern California

Los Angeles County 

Orange County

Northern California

San Mateo County

Marin County 

Contact HR Christine Dupaquier and fill out entry form to the right.

careers@shrsgrp.com

714.831.0868

Direct Hire available in these locations

 

 

Location:

Arcadia, CA

LVN:

  • (3) Full-Time, AM / PM / NOC

 

Treatment Nurses:

  • (1) Full-Time, Mon-Fri 8AM-4:30PM

  • (2) Part-Time, Sat & Sun 8AM-4:30PM

MDS Nurse:

  • (2) Full-Time, assistant to the coordinator

DSD:

  • (2) Full-Time, salaried

Contact HR Diana Guzman, DO NOT fill out entry form to the right.

dguzman@sachemail.com

626.579.0310 ext. 232

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