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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: GrandCare Health Services
Location: Coachella
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Are You Ready To Join GrandCare Health Services? Join our team of recognized leaders in the provision of in-home healthcare in Southern California. Our commitment to excellence and clinical innovation has enabled us to ensure our patients receive the highest quality medical care in the comfort of their homes since 2003. GrandCare Health Services specializes in post-surgical orthopedic programs. Our agencies have consistently earned 5-Star ratings in quality-of-care and patient satisfaction scores from Medicare. Why Choose GrandCare Health Services? We have been certified for 3 years in a row as one of America's "Great Places to Work" in healthcare by organizations like Forbes Magazine Click here to see whyWe are leaders in the growing Orthopedic Rehabilitation marketWe are a growing company with the opportunity for top talent to growWe offer flexible scheduling and travel reimbursementExcellent medical, dental, and vision coverage with low cost to FT employees401(k) retirement plan with company matchingFree company-paid life insurance policy for FT employeesPaid Time Off for FT and PT employeesThe Team Member We Are Searching For The ideal Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is passionate about delivering superior, patient-centered care and is an excellent communicator with all types of patients. Under the direction of the Director of Patient Care, the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) provides services to patients in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act, agency policies, and accepted professional standards of practice utilizing a comprehensive base of nursing theory and nursing process and communicates and documents observations and assessments. What you'll need to accomplish: Ensure quality and safe delivery of home health services to patients/clients and families/caregiversImplement a plan of care initiated by the case managerProvide accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of careAssess and provide patient/client and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of careNotify the patient's attending physician, dentist or podiatrist, and other professional persons and responsible staff of significant changes in the patient's conditionPrepare clinical and progress notesAssume responsibility and accountability for the practice of professional nursing in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act, and standards for home health nursingConsistently demonstrate competency with technical nursing skills according to the personal and legal scope of practiceAssessment skills as applied to the patient, family/support system, and environmentTeaching skills according to the patient's needs and within the context of the patient's environment, value system, and physical/emotional statusMedication administrationsInitiate actions to improve the quality of patient careTake appropriate actions independently and responsively in-home care situations.Initiate referrals as needed to other health team members when delegated by the Case ManagerPromote personal safety and a safe environment for patients and coworkersDemonstrate knowledge of safety and infection control practices by compliance with established policies and proceduresDemonstrate safe practice in the use of equipmentAssess the safety of the environment and take initiative to help prevent accidents and promote safetyParticipate in ongoing, professional self-development.Participate in all mandatory education per agency guidelines.Identify needs for personal professional growth.Demonstrates competency in areas of assignment or identifies the need for additional training (pediatrics, infusion, specialized equipment, etc.)Perform related duties as assignedWhat do we require from you? Minimum Qualifications Licenses/Certifications: Current license as a Licensed Vocational or Practical Nurse in the State of California requiredCurrent CPR requiredCurrent driver's license, good driving record, and reliable transportationExperience: Minimum of one (1) year of nursing experience requiredHome health care experience is strongly preferredSkills and Abilities Excellent communications, both written and verbal, organizational, presentation and facilitation skillsAbility to speak, read, and write EnglishBilingual (English/Spanish) a plusSelf-directed with the ability to work with little supervisionExcellent observation skillsFlexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligationMaintains confidentiality in all aspects of the jobRespects the confidentiality of information in patient and employee recordsProficient in Microsoft OfficeSchedule flexibility is necessary to meet the needs of patients as well as the leadership teamDisclaimer: GrandCare Health Services is dedicated to encouraging a supportive and inclusive culture amongst the whole workforce. We aim is to ensure that all employees and job applicants are given equal opportunity and that our organization is representative of all sections of society. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, or citizenship.

Keywords: GrandCare Health Services, Coachella , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Other , Coachella, California

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