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Long Term Care

LVN - Per Diem - 2/08/19

Bargaining Unit: Licensed                             Rate of Pay:  $33.54 / HR + DOE

SUMMARY:  Performs the nursing process through data gathering, coordination of plan with RN, implementation and evaluation of safe therapeutic care for assigned residents. Assists with managing the resident care administered by other members of the nursing staff.


Supervises safety of residents and staff to assure staff is following proper safety mechanics and policies while performing job duties.

Reviews physical and psychosocial needs of resident.

Performs assessments as required by resident’s type, schedule or change in condition.

Coordinate individual care plan of resident with RN.

Implements and evaluates individual plan of care.

Identifies and provides education to resident and/or significant other.

Coordinates resources for complete timely and effective resident care.

Administers and documents medications per department policy.

Collaborates with peers to ensure that responsibilities and duties are completed.

Supervises delegated care.

Gives complete resident report to receiving/transferring staff.

Uses chain of command to address resident/department issues as needed.

Completes review of chart and implements orders.

Possesses effective communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Utilizes equipment properly.

Participates in departmental growth and development.

Pursues professional growth.

Follows resident care standards.

Responsible for self, facility, residents, and other members of staff by following security policies/procedures.

Assures that documentation of resident is complete and accurate.

Demonstrates System Values in performance and behavior.

Complies with System policies and procedures.

Other duties as may be assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS:  Required: LVN licenses in the State of California, CPR Certification required.