Job Posting Details
JobPostingID: 14202 StartDate: Start Now
PositionStatus: Contract-to-Hire Req. Education: Masters
HourlyWage: Salary: Unspecified
Industry: Healthcare LanguageSkills:
JobType: Health Care JobLocation: CA - Simi Valley

Job Posting

LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE

JobDescription:

Major Healthcare company in Simi Valley California, is looking for caring and talented Licensed Vocational Nurses LVNs or LICENSED PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN LPT to provide nursing care to individuals as prescribed by the physician and in accordance with standards of nursing practices and regulations, and as may be directed by the Administrator and RN Consultant.

Qualifications
• Must have completed post secondary education coursework to facilitate licensure as a Licensed Psychiatric Technician or Licensed Vocational Nurse.
• Must be a Licensed Psychiatric Technician or Licensed Vocational Nurse in good standing and currently licensed by the State of California
• Attainment of 18 years of age
• Will complete YSIS training within 1 month of hire or before working with individuals in the home.
• Fingerprint cleared prior to working with residents/facility.
• Back ground screened before working with individuals in the home.
• Must obtain and maintain current certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation CPR, including training of abdominal thrust technique prior to working with people in the home.
• LVNs-LPTs must be in good physical health which shall be verified by a health screening, including a test for tuberculosis, performed by or under the supervision of a physician not more than one year prior to or seven days after employment or licensure.
• Must complete medication administration training

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Regularly attends and actively participates in Interdisciplinary Team meetings.
• Makes recommendations for nursing objectives/criteria to address needs identified through comprehensive nursing assessment.
• Works closely with other health professionals/providers in planning, evaluating and implementing programs and services to address the health needs of persons served.
• Completes nursing assignments as assigned within 30 days of admission and annually thereafter to include: review of drug regime, physical exams, health status/condition, lab reports, immunizations, etc.
• Ensures the provisions of nursing/health services as outlined in the state and federal regulations and divisional directives.
• Ensures the provision of nursing/health services as ordered by physicians and other health professionals/consultants.
• Ensures the provision of nursing services/programs as outlined in the Service Plan.
• Monitors incidents involving individuals, ensures incident report is completed timely and accurately and examines the individual.
• Works closely with home/facility staff in consulting on psychotropic medications, side effects, and planning agenda for medication reviews.
• Monitors height and weight of persons served.
• Administers and/or oversees medication/physical treatments as ordered by the physician and provides assessment of adverse effects/results.
• Reports pertinent information and changes in individual health status to attending physician/ health professionals and to the Team as needed in a timely manner.
• Screens ill individuals and refers to a physician if needed.
• Orders, reviews, monitor, and discontinue medication as ordered by physician. Dispose of unused medication per policy, reporting adverse reactions.
• Assures that monthly Medication Administration Records are in each individual’s record.
• Reports possible communicable diseases or infections and works closely with nursing staff and/or other health care professionals, staff, and family in assessing and treating the situation.
• Arranges for and/or ensures completion of specialist, doctor, and follow-up appointments.
• Communicates health/nursing needs and/or recommendations to staff, other health providers and families.
• Coordinates hospital admissions, discharges, and follow-up.
• Checks program/service areas on a frequent but not less than a quarterly basis to ensure the necessary medical/nursing supplies are available and in ample supply.
• Attends medical/health appointments as needed.
• Works in conjunction with staff in other departments to ensure medical/nursing needs are communicated and monitored, medical appointments are scheduled and met.
• Maintains and updates nursing, pharmacy, infection control, health and safety policies and procedures.
• Ensures the routine documentation of individual health status in nurse’s notes.
• Transcribes or ensures the transcription of physician phone orders and other medically related reports, prior to filing in the individual’s chart.
• Writes or ensures completion of progress notes summarizing individual’s current health status for the month, including physician visits, dental hygiene and changes in health status.
• Ensures documentation of individual and employee if required TB skin test and Hepatitis B determination.
• Ensures accurate and timely documentation of nursing/health assessments and evaluations
• Ensures furnishings and equipment are maintained within guidelines established to prevent the spread of disease.
• Ensures the overall implementation and practice of infection control procedures is implemented.
• Ensures safety programs, policies, and procedures are developed, updated, and communicated as appropriate.
• Ensures homes and services provided meet guidelines for health, safety, and infection control.
• Actively participates in health, nursing, safety, pharmacy and infection control committees.
• Serves as a member of the assigned committees such as: Pre-Admission/Discharge, IDT, and Health/Safety/Infection Control.
• Provides in-service training in areas of health services, to include required OSHA training for blood Bourne pathogens.
• Trains staff on medications and side effects of medications.
• Completes any other medically related training during Orientation as needed.
• Other duties as assigned

Pay Rate/Schedule
$25.00
PM shifts Sun-Sat: 2 pm -10 pm
AM shifts Sat & Sun: 6 am - 2 pm

For immediate consideration please apply by following job link: http://www.resourceemployment.com/Jobs/ViewJob.aspx?OrderID=31846&EmployerID=72095

Resource is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability and a drug free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristics protected by law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Resource complies with the laws and regulations outlined in the following EEO is The Law poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.


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