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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) On Call (2719812)

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Company: Mentor Network

Location: Fairfax, CA

Date Posted: January 5, 2015

Source: The Mentor Network

CareMeridian is currently seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse to improve and sustain superior performance of the facility as evidenced by quality outcomes and financial returns. Emphasis is placed on CareMeridian’s mission and values.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function

listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions.

1. Perform and document resident assessments upon admission and on

an going basis through discharge.

2. Complete all required nursing documentation accurately and timely.

3. Participate in “hand off” report.

4. Observe, record and report to supervisor or physician in a timely manner, any changes in the resident’s

condition.

5. Participates in the development and updating of the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care within the required

timeframes.

6. Implement the plan of care, using appropriate nursing interventions according to CareMeridian ...
CareMeridian is currently seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse to improve and sustain superior performance of the facility as evidenced by quality outcomes and financial returns. Emphasis is placed on CareMeridian’s mission and values.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function

listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions.

1. Perform and document resident assessments upon admission and on

an going basis through discharge.

2. Complete all required nursing documentation accurately and timely.

3. Participate in “hand off” report.

4. Observe, record and report to supervisor or physician in a timely manner, any changes in the resident’s

condition.

5. Participates in the development and updating of the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care within the required

timeframes.

6. Implement the plan of care, using appropriate nursing interventions according to CareMeridian’s

Policies and Procedures and regulatory guidelines.

7. Administer and document medications and treatments as ordered, and observe and document the

resident’s response.

8. Transcribe and carry out physicians’ orders.

9. Initiate emergency procedures per CareMeridian’s Policy and Procedure, if needed.

10. Assist physicians as necessary.

11. Participate in Interdisciplinary Team Conferences, as required.

12. Provide resident and/or caregiver education.

13. Communicate and cooperate with the interdisciplinary team to ensure that all therapeutic

interventions are carried out timely.

14. Attend and participate in continuing education programs per CareMeridian’s policies and regulatory

guidelines.

15. Complete and submit Incident and Accident Reports as needed.

16. Follow Safety Policies and Procedures at all times to include participation in fire and emergency

management drills.

17. Maintain the confidentiality of all residents’ data, per HIPAA requirements.

18. Participate in the Performance Improvement Program.

19. Use equipment per manufacturers’ instructions.

Qualifications

Requirements:

* Two year college degree in nursing or related field or state certificate
* One year of experience working with population served in a nursing capacity
* Current LPN/LVN licensure for state of residence
* Other education and experience plus licensure as required by state such as CPR/FA, HIV/AIDS certification, BBP and ACT training
* Two years in area of specialization of Pediatric Nursing
* Current state drivers license

Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.

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WHY WE WORK HERE

* Purpose

We are powered by purpose. Our passion, skills and experience make a positive difference in the lives of others, making our work meaningful, energizing and rewarding. Together, we are building relationships and enhancing lives in communities across the country every day as a leader in the field of health and human services.

* Culture

We are one community. We truly appreciate and enjoy being with the people we serve and those we work with. We value collaborative relationships and diverse contributions. Our environment is one of collective trust and shared respect.

* Rewards

In addition to the intrinsic value that comes with pursuing a career in service to others, we provide many employee-focused rewards, including a variety of comprehensive healthcare plans, innovative wellness programs and competitive paid time off. And because we believe in rewarding all who contribute to our mission and success, virtually all of our employees are bonus-eligible.

* Recognition

We celebrate the accomplishments and milestones of our team members whose daily acts make a difference in the lives of people throughout our organization and the communities in which we operate.

* Career Growth

We have a history of growth from within. Our people have the opportunity to build challenging and rewarding careers across multiple functions, service lines and locations. Our employees have limitless opportunities to enrich their careers through diverse experiences and continued learning.

* Military & Diversity

We promote a diverse and respectful workplace; our employees expect it and the individuals we support benefit from it. The MENTOR Network is also a military-friendly organization. We serve military personnel, veterans and their spouses through our programs and know that as employees they bring significant skills to a mission-driven organization like ours.

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