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SUBSTITUTE LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE

at Neighborhood House Association

Pay: $17.39/hour
$17.39-$17.39
Posted: 7/7/2020
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: F5884642E4FADAEBDE4FC479DEDB59FC
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Job Description

Neighborhood House Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). To read more about this, view the EEO is the Law poster and this EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

ABOUT NHA:
The Neighborhood House Association is a non-profit organization. Head Start positions are funded in whole or in part by money provided through the State and Federal Government. Additionally, some Social Service Program positions may be funded in whole or in part through grant funds. Because positions and salaries may be funded through grants, and State and Federal funds ongoing employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these funds.

BENEFITS:
Eligible employees receive the following benefits:
Vacation 401K Retirement Plan Account (FSA)
Sick Leave Medical Life & Disability Insurance
Two (2) personal days Dental Supplemental Life & Voluntary Products
Four (4) days annual bereavement Flexible Spending Account Social Security
**Medical and dental benefits are provided to regular employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week**

INTRODUCTORY PERIOD:
All regular appointees serve a six (6) month introductory period.

CITIZENSHIP/IMMIGRATION STATUS:
In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Neighborhood House Association hires only U.S. citizens and others lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

This Job Announcement is not an offer of employment. The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any of the provisions contained in this job announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Any person who is hired may voluntarily leave their employment upon giving proper notice, and may be terminated by the Agency at any time and for any reason. Any oral or written statements to the contrary are hereby expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon by any prospective or existing employee.

Please note that offers of employment are only valid if they are made by the Human Resources Department

All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteranstatus.






SUBSTITUTE LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE
Req. No.:RFP-05018
Starting Pay Range:$17.39-$17.39
Status/Hours:
Location:Adult Day Health Care
Dept./Program:Adult Day Health Care

Basic Job Assignment:

Under direction of the Charge Registered Nurse at the Adult Day Health Care (ADHC), the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) performs nursing care services for adult patients who have chronic cognitive and physical health problems, and performs related work as required.

Location:
851 S. 35th Street
San Diego, CA 92113


Employment Requirements:

Knowledge of:

  • Vocational nursing principles, procedures and techniques used in the care and treatment of long-term rehabilitation, geriatric and/or psychiatric patients, including first aid, vital signs, charting, medications, treatments and patient hygiene.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

Ability to:

  • Maintain accurate written records, charts and reports of patient activities and progress.
  • In a computer environment - Ability to utilize word and excel and other electronic records software
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with patients, care givers and fellow staff members.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Evaluate patients and assist in development of care plans.
  • Respond appropriately to medical emergencies.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Instruct patient and families on patient care techniques.
  • Administer medications and treatments.

Qualifications:

Experience and Training:

A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is at least two years of full-time vocational nursing experience in a psychiatric and/or geriatric facility or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

A valid Vocational Nurse License issued by the state of California. Failure to maintain such license will be cause for termination; current CPR certification; must pass a physical examination relevant to the position and obtain a TB clearance which must be maintained every four years.


Example of Major Functions:
  • Provides nursing care to adult patients who have chronic cognitive and physical health problems in a person-centered care environment;
  • Performs ADL assessment on new patients;
  • Administers medication under doctor’s orders, monitors the correct use of drugs and other medications and identifies any side-effects or reactions;
  • Consults and communicates with doctors and other professional staff in designing and/or revising appropriate treatment plans for clients, in ongoing treatment of patients and in changes in patient status (i.e., notifying doctor of hyperglycemia);
  • Checks vital signs;
  • Ensures that special and regular diet meals are served per doctor’s orders;
  • Documents food intake for each patient;
  • Monitors blood glucose levels as necessary;
  • Informs and/or instructs the patient about the medications prescribed and the possible side effects, etc.;
  • Monitors patient hygiene and coordinates with patient and care giver to ensure proper hygiene.
  • Performs various administrative functions involved in client care;
  • Transcribes doctor orders;
  • Updates diet orders in treatment plan and bulletin board;
  • Prepares diet cards and other CACFP duties
  • Maintains patient charts, files and the treatment book;
  • Makes progress notes;
  • Assists with bus boarding and unloading; Creates necessary sheets (e.g., treatment schedule, vital sign, progress note, etc.) on a monthly basis.

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