LPN/LVN

ADN Healthcare

NOW HIRING! Contract/Traveler LPN/LVN in Monterey, CA

  • 13 week assignment
  • Shift: Variable
General job duties:

• Overall 24/7 accountability for clinical care coordination for assisted living residents, ensuring all programs and services are delivered according to the philosophy and standards of the facility.
• Develops and implement the highest standards for assisted living services.
• Works directly with the residents to evaluate needs and services.
• Conducts and/or assist with electronic evaluation of incoming residents, and with periodic re-evaluation, to ensure services rendered are documented and charged for according to facility's policies.
• Implements services during new resident move-in; helps resident with orientation to and adjustment to the community.
• Provides direct care to residents as needed according to their identified service needs.
• Accurately assesses, communicates, and documents resident status. Observes and reports any significant changes in resident behavior and health to the GM, physician, and family per state regulations.
• Conducts regular meetings with residents and their families to ensure their needs are being met.
• Communicates with resident family members, physicians, and pharmacists as needed regarding residents and services provided.
• Ensures all Resident Rights and Responsibilities are protected and enforced. Recognizes and assists in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation and reports to the appropriate sources per state regulations.
• Addresses difficult resident behaviors with dignity and respect.
• Guarantees compliance of all State Rules and Regulations of assisted living.
• Provides team members with coaching, feedback, and developmental opportunities.
• Challenges and inspires team members to achieve results.
• Evaluates team members’ skills and competencies and ensures the completion of performance reviews
• Sets clear expectations and holds team members accountable for performance
• Oversees training and development of team members directly and indirectly managed; ensures training and certification of all AL staff is completed as required by the facility and state regulations.
• Provides coaching, direction, and leadership support to team members to achieve employee engagement and customer delight.
• Mentors team members using electronic care system.
• Builds effective teams by determining adequate staffing levels, identifying and recruiting top talent.
• Prepares staffing schedules to meet all community requirements for standards of care.
• Adheres to budgetary guidelines established by the facility.
• Coordinates with General Manager for financial stability of assisted living department from both census development and expense control.
• Provides General Manager with weekly status reports on all AL residents.
• Maintains all resident records and department documentation.
• Complies with state-mandated reporting as required.
• Audits AL services for regulatory compliance.
• Provides additional management reports as required.

Qualifications
  • 3-years’ related experience, training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in assisted living, geriatric nursing, or gerontology and dementia care.
  • Experience in medication administration and hands-on personal care preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability in budgeting and cost control.
  • Experience in operating an electronic care system.
  • Knowledge of how to develop and utilize service plans, medication management systems, infection control practices, and safety procedures.
  • Ability to operate evaluation, service plan, task sheets, and service recommendations on electronic system
  • Excellent written communication skills, including proper English grammar and professional writing.
  • Excellent English-language verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with a diverse group of Team Members, residents, and family members.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Skills in promoting teamwork, leadership, team member empowerment, and responsiveness to residents.
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations (i.e., staffing; OSHA; Fire; Nurse Practice Acts; Scope of Care).
  • Blood-borne pathogen training.
  • Solid computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and operate electronic care system).
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Criminal record clearance prior to presence in the community.
  • TB test results within 7 days of hire and a health screen within 30 days of hire (when transferring test results, TB or health screen may not be older than six months).
  • This position may require flexible scheduling and off-hours consulting to meet resident needs and ensure proper coverage.
  • Current LPN/LVN or RN licensure, as specified by state agency, preferred.
  • First Aid/CPR certification within 30 days of hire where required by state.
  • Completion of dementia training as required by state regulations within six months of hire date if applicable.
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