Capistrano Beach Care Center LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse in Capistrano Beach, California
Shift differentials available!
We are offering $3,000 sign on bonus for FT employment. We are hiring for all shifts; days, eve, noc and Part Time too.
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
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.
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
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
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
Per California state mandate, the Covid 19 vaccine is required for this position.