Licensed Vocational Nurse in Modesto, CA at ResCare

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Modesto, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/29/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.

About this Line of Business

We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.

As a(n) Licensed Vocational Nurse you will: 

  • Provide 1:1 care for client following client's plan of care at all times while maintaining client's dignity and independence. 
  • Monitor clients vital statistics and report abnormal findings to the case manager and physician assessments.
  • Administer of medications, feedings, oxygen, ostomy care as needed per client's plan of care and provided assessments of results.
  • Complete routines as established by other care professionals such as PT, OT, Speech Therapists.
  • Insure infection control policies are maintained at all times, report possible communicable diseases or infections and insure the overall implementation and practice of infection control procedures are implemented.
  • Accurately document nursing actions of all care given and communication with family, case manager, and physicians as well as documenting the progress and outcomes for established goals and informing physician, case manager, and families about changes in client's medical condition and needs.
  • Order supplies, medications, and feedings as needed to insure adequate amounts are on hand at all times.
  • Ensure all patient needs are being met in accordance with the instructions of the physician.
  • Monitor incidents involving individuals. Ensure incident reports are completed timely, accurately, and case managers are informed; examine the individual following the incident.
  • Ensure all medical equipment is maintained and report faulty equipment to DME for repair.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Proof of current license as an LPN or LVN in good standing from the state(s) of practice
  • Current CPR certification
  • Be able to bend stoop, push, pull, sit, and walk for periods of time
  • Able to utilize proper body mechanics while lifting 50 pounds
  • Knowledge of individual service plans, including understanding of client rights and health needs
  • Must have completed post secondary coursework to facilitate licensure as an LPN or LVN 

Additional Information



Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

Gatewood Drive , Modesto, CA 95355-1550 USA 

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