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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: Eskaton Care Center Manzanita
Location: Carmichael
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

$1,500 Sign-On Bonus! Some restrictions apply Starting at $38.00/hour! Same-day pay option available Eskaton is a nonprofit senior services provider serving Northern California's older adults for over 50 years. With over 2,000 employees and 36+ properties in Northern California, Eskaton is a great company to join and build a solid career with.Certified in 2022 as "A Great Place to Work," Eskaton genuinely cares about the financial security, health and well-being of their staff members. In addition to competitive pay and comprehensive benefits that include a company-funded retirement program, Eskaton employees appreciate knowing their work makes a real difference in the community and in the lives they touch.Our Benefits include but are not limited to Wellness programs upon hireEmployee Assistance ProgramHealth Plan, including dental and vision coverageCompany paid life insuranceRetirement planPaid Time Off programsVoluntary benefits & supplemental insurance availableThis position is eligible for Eskaton's health benefits package the first of the month following 60 days of employment and Paid Time Off benefits program after 90 days of employment.Position Summary:The Licensed Vocational Nurse provides skilled nursing care to residents on the Village campus. This includes direct resident care, conferring with other disciplines, referring to community resources and/or utilizing resource materials as needed. This position participates in case conferences and staff meetings. Completes paperwork in a timely manner and confers and meets with physicians, discharge planners, and other community persons as needed or directed.The starting rate of pay for this position is $38.00/hour.Position Responsibilities include:--- Demonstrates appropriate physical assessment skills for initial and follow-up appraisal of resident status. Possesses an adequate knowledge of clinical disease entities.--- Demonstrates ability to perform nursing treatments and procedures as prescribed for assigned residents. Performs those treatments in an appropriate manner.--- Demonstrates adequate knowledge of specialized diets and medications commonly prescribed to residents and dispenses them.--- Demonstrates knowledge and awareness of rehabilitative and preventative aspects of care and ensures resident safety, comfort, and protection.--- Supervises and directs care given to resident by HCA's in an appropriate manner. Ensures continuity of care by appropriately directing, coaching, and counseling the support staff.--- Assists physicians in making rounds and assessments of residents.--- Coordinates resident care between disciplines.QualificationsEducation:Valid California Licensed Vocational Nursing certificate. CPR certification.Training and Experience:One year recent skilled nursing experience preferred.Job Knowledge:Possesses an in-depth knowledge of comprehensive nursing care which includes: clinical disease entities, the physical assessment skills required for initial and follow-up appraisal of all assigned residents, resident treatments, specialized diets, and medication regime for individuals. Must also be aware of the rehabilitative and preventative aspects concerning each resident, their safety, comfort, and protection of, the usual performances indicated for disease prevention and restorative measures, the ability to document professional nursing services provided with a realistic plan for reaching short and long term goals, and to be able to make decisions regarding safety needs of residents including adequate equipment.The final candidate must successfully pass Eskaton's post offer, pre-employment testing which includes a criminal background check, drug test, COVID test, TB screen test and health screen.Eskaton is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Eskaton Care Center Manzanita, Carmichael , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Other , Carmichael, California

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