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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Company: Varenita of Westlake
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

SolvereLiving is expanding witha BRAND-NEW assisted living & memory care communitylocated in the beautiful Westlake Village, California market!We are now hiring for this gorgeous new community! Varenita ofWestlake is a vibrant, modern approach to luxury senior living with an impressive mixof resort-style amenities, fine dining and innovative health and wellnessprograms. This is an exciting opportunity to join our amazing team, apply today! As acertified Great Place to Work for five years in a row, Solvere Living proudly offers: Medical, Dental and Vision benefits Company-paid Life Insurance and Voluntary Disability Paid Time off and Holidays 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan At Solvere Living we value Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. To learn more about our philosophy click on the link below: Our Declaration for Diversity, Equity, and InclusionSolvere Living has adopted a policy that requires all team members to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions based on medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, or applicable state laws and regulations.Job SummaryResponsible for carrying out the instructions of the Director of Wellness. Supervise and monitor nursing staff to obtain highest quality care by performing routine nursing duties. Accountable to Director of Wellness/Executive Director for all nursing department activities and maintaining the corporate philosophy of quality care.Duties and Responsibilities:Supervise HHAs, CNAs and the facility staffMake daily rounds of all Assisted Living residents and retirement residents if neededObserves and reports symptoms and conditions of patients to Director of Wellness "DOW" /Delegating R.N./PhysicianAdministers medications and treatments per signed doctor's orders in an accurate, safe manner, observes effectiveness and reports to physician if neededInforms DOW of when supplies and equipment are neededOrders medication from pharmacy when neededSupervises the Home Health Aide to ensure that all nursing care is given properly, safely and of the up most qualityAdministers emergency first aidAssures that daily assignments for patient care, incidental duties, performed by nurse and HHA as outlined by DOW are carried out. Re: Nurse/HHA documentation, Ex: V/S, weights, nurse's notes, medication, kardex, etcMake daily rounds of all patients and area. Recognize, interpret and report conditions to the DOW/RN/ED as neededMaintain cleanliness and neatness of nurse's station, med room and cartAssist in the orientation of new staffComplete admission and discharge evaluations as necessaryCheck equipment for cleanliness and conditionProvide guidance for nursing assistantsPromote and maintain good interpersonal relationships with residents, visitors and personnelPerform related work as required per assignment. Understands duties and responsibilities are carried out for both assisted living and independent residents throughout the facilityNote:The above duties include many of the tasks for LVN. At times it may be necessary to perform other duties as requested by the Assisted Living Manager. Refusal to perform any task as directed by the General Manager will be cause for disciplinary action.Qualifications:Graduate of an accredited professional nursing program, currently licensed to practice per stateWork experience in the geriatric fieldAbility to communicate well and in writingAbility to deal with visitors, staff and residents in a courteous mannerStrong organizational skillsMust be able to work under pressure at timesMust be able to perform good grooming practices, personal hygiene and be punctual and regular in attendanceMust have warm, friendly, congenial personality. Must present a professional appearance and possess an empathetic attitude towards seniorsAbility to assess a resident's condition and intervene when neededCPR certified, or obtained within 90 days of hire and yearly thereafterMay have their picture taken and image used in social media or community advertisingMay be video recorded from devices installed by families in residents' apartments

Keywords: Varenita of Westlake, Simi Valley , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Healthcare , Simi Valley, California

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