Description
STARTING RATE $25 BUT NEGOTIABLE

General Purpose of the Job
The purpose of this position is to supervise, provide and coordinate nursing care in compliance with facility policies and procedures and to assess residents’ care needs and take appropriate action.

Job Functions
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the positions if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.
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Requirements/Responsibilities
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
* . Interpret existing policies and procedures to nursing assistants, restorative nursing assistants, residents, families and physicians.
* . Supervise and evaluate all direct resident care and initiate corrective action as necessary.
* . Obtain report from nurse being relieved and record sufficient information to implement appropriate follow-up action as necessary.
* . Provide report to nurse coming on duty, including sufficient information for follow-up action as necessary.
* . Take appropriate action to assure adequate staffing to meet residents’ needs.
* . Conduct resident rounds daily, reporting problems to nursing supervisor and initiating corrective action.
* . Provide supervision to Nursing Assistant providing direct resident care.
* . Follow staffing guidelines and make nursing assignments according to qualifications of staff and characteristics of the resident population.
* . Assume responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local regulations within the assigned unit.
* . Counsel Nursing Assistants and recommend disciplinary action to the Director of Nursing Service, when necessary.
* . Participate in the employee evaluation process by providing information on the performance of Nursing Assistants.
* . Administer and document direct resident care, medications and treatments per physicians’ orders and accurately record all care provided.
* . Provide instruction for appropriate nursing care to licensed nurses and Nursing Assistants.
* . Perform comprehensive assessment of residents as assigned.
* . Document comprehensive assessment of residents as assigned.
* . Develop and implement an accurate comprehensive care plan based on each resident’s needs and his/her comprehensive assessment.
* . Promptly report changes in residents’ conditions to the physician, Director of Nursing Service and responsible party, and take follow-up action as necessary.
* . Follow facility admission procedures and communicate resident admission to other departments, physicians and ancillary service providers.
* . Competently perform basic nursing skills.
* . Follow facility discharge /transfer procedure and coordinate discharge/transfer with other departments, physicians and ancillary service providers.
* . Complete documentation related to the resident’s discharge/transfer.
* . Supervise response to resident’s call for assistance.

General Duties and Responsibilities
* . Demonstrate Core Values and Non-Negotiable Behaviors as defined by the Artesia Christian Home
* . Observe all facility policies and procedures, including safety and infection control policies and procedures.
* . Perform other related duties as directed by his/her supervisor in a cooperative manner.
* . Perform all duties assigned in an effective, timely and professional manner
* . Follow Residents’ Rights policies at all times.
* . Assume accountability for all data contained in the employees’ handbook.

Qualifications

1. Must possess a valid license as a Vocational Nurse in the State of California.
2. Any combination of training and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited Vocational school and one year experience.
3. Experience: Two years LVN, or non-professional experience working with the elderly.
4. Must be computer literate and able to learn new software as needed.
5. Must be in good physical and mental condition, capable of performing assigned tasks
* . Good health must be verified by a health screening performed by a licensed physician, including a chest X-ray or intradermal test for TB
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Artesia Christian Home
11614 183rd St
Artesia, CA 90701
(562) 865-5218
achome.org
Hours of operation
  • Mon: Various Shifts
  • Tue: Various Shifts
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  • Sun: Various Shifts