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Job Title Licensed Vocational Nurse
Location Anaheim, CA
Department Nursing
FLSA Status Non-Exempt


POSITION SUMMARY 

The purpose of your job position is to provide each resident with routine daily nursing care in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards that govern the facility and as directed by your supervisors.

The Licensed Vocational Nurse will treat each resident with kindness, dignity and respect. They will knock before entering each resident’s room. They will refer to each resident by their name. They will be courteous to families and visitors. They will maintain a positive and calm disposition. They will communicate clearly, empathetically, and effectively when speaking to residents, family members, visitors, staff and any governmental agency personnel. They will make sound independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. They will work cooperatively with all departments and multidisciplinary teams. They will demonstrate patience, initiative and willingness to assist residents that may be difficult. They will relate all pertinent information concerning a resident’s condition to a charge nurse when required. They will be committed to always doing the right thing.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring that all nursing care is provided in privacy
  • Checking vital signs  
  • Dressing wounds
  • Inserting catheters
  • Listening to residents and their families
  • Addressing questions/concerns of residents
  • Performing accurate and detailed charting of resident progress notes
  • Timely reporting of change in resident’s condition to the nurse supervisor
  • Assisting and supervising CNAs
  • Ensuring equipment is in good operating order
  • Monitoring residents that are at risk for falls
  • Collecting lab samples
  • Abiding with all facility policies and procedures including not disclosing user ID codes and passwords
  • Following Infection and Control policies
  • Reporting any occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, or other hazardous materials to a supervisor immediately
  • Attending annual facility in-service training programs
  • Completing other assignments when requested by management  

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform as directed by management. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Education / Licensure

Completion of LVN training from accredited school or college

Valid LVN license in good standing

Valid CPR and BLS card

IV Certification is a plus

 

Qualifications / Experience

Minimum of 1 year of skilled nursing experience preferred

Must be able to speak, read, write and comprehend the English language

Ability to use computer or tablet to enter resident data  

 

Working Conditions

May encounter frequent interruptions

May be involved with residents, family and government agencies

May be requested to work beyond scheduled working hours at times

Is subject to call‑back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post‑disaster, etc.)

May be subjected to odors, dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoking or air contaminants

May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses

May be exposed to or handle hazardous chemicals

 

Physical Requirements

Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day

Working throughout the nursing areas

Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds. Lifting more weight up to 100 pounds requires assistance

Ability to read fine print on tablet, progress notes and/or medical labels

 


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