LVN/LPT in National City, CA at ResCare

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

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Job Description

ResCare 

Title: LVN/LPT

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 LVN/LPT.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

LVN/LPT Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the RN Supervisor to administer prescribed medications and treatments and do related work as directed.

 Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and coordinate instructions to Direct Care Staff for nursing care needs or residents.
  • Coordinate instructions to Direct Care Staff with the QMRP to monitor programming and behavior goals.
  • Render general nursing care to residents assigned.
  • Administer prescribed medications, enteral feedings and treatments in accordance with the Physician's orders an in accordance with approved nursing techniques and facility procedures.
  • Asses and observe residents, record changes of condition and notify the RN Supervisor and/or Director of Nurses.
  • Monitor resident vital signs per facility policy.
  • Follow documentation policy and procedures.
  • Administer medical enemas, douches and suppositories as ordered by the Physician.
  • Perform catheterizations and obtain urine specimens as ordered by the Physician.
  • Responsible for cleaning and organizing medication rooms, nurses stations and medication carts.
  • Perform nursing summary and quarterly assessments and other documentation as directed by the Director of Nurses.
  • Ensure that all resident needs are being met in accordance with instructions of the Physician.
  • Order medications and refill from the Pharmacy per the Physician's orders.
  • Maintain and clean devices and equipment.
  • Perform routine checks of crash carts and oxygen tanks.
  • Promote positive working relations with staff, families, resident representatives, consultants, physicians and other outside agencies.
  • Consults with RN Supervisor or Director of Nurses on specific nursing issues and interpretation of policies to ensure resident needs are being met.
  • Conduct initial investigation on all reported incidents and obtain written statements as appropriate.
  • Coordinate with the Program Team (QMRPs, Program Coordinators) to ensure resident needs are being met.
  • Communicate and promote the ResCare Mission Statement and ResCare Quality Way Principles to Nursing Department.

Specific Requirements

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and hold valid current license issued by the state.
  • Must have knowledge of nursing principles, methods and procedures.
  • Knowledge of techniques, theory and practices of professional nursing.
  • Knowledge of, and ability to apply educational and training techniques, ability to plan, organize and direct a variety of nursing activities, ability to plan and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to establish effective relations with physicians, residents, families, consultants and co-workers.

Additional Information



Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

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.

2425 Hoover Avenue , National City, CA 91950-6619 USA