Full Job Description
Under the direction of the RCFE Healthcare Director, the Assisted Living lead LVN is responsible for the comprehensive nursing care of all the RCFE residents.
May be responsible for supervision of CNA personnel who assist in providing care to these residents in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards and regulations. Assures that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times. Performs all assigned duties in a professional manner, in accordance with established policies and procedures, nursing procedures, the nurse practice Act and other safety rules and regulations. The Lead LVN may be assigned additional monitoring and administrative duties to assist the RCFE Healthcare Director in the supervision and leadership of the RCFE Healthcare Department.
Requires independent decision making, problem solving skills and the ability to function in stressful situations. Must be able to perform work activities alone, and be able to direct, control, or plan an activity.
Recognized as a Top Workplace by the Bayarea News Group, the Masonic Homes offer competitive pay, a strong company culture, and the support you need to grow your healthcare career, including:
Work-life balance perks such as a 28:1 LVN to resident ratio in the same building
Student Loan Forgiveness, work at the Masonic Homes qualify for enrollees in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
Tuition reimbursement for continuing growing your skills and education
Financial wellness through a generous contribution to your 401K plan and an additional 3% company match
Receives and follows schedule/instructions from the RCFE Healthcare Director.
Responsible for doing the 24 hours Assisted Living Report per protocol related to assigned residents.
Assist residents with medications and treatments (to intact skin surfaces). Evaluates the effectiveness of these medications and treatments by applying education, experience and nursing knowledge.
On a daily basis be solely responsible and accountable for accurate information on the Medication Administration Record (M.A.R.) for each resident per protocol related to assigned residents.
Maintain an awareness of resident’s health. Informs both orally and in writing to the clinical leadership and appropriate staff of any incidents or changes in resident condition occurring during the shift. Assures that changes are reflected in the resident’s chart.
Maintains all records and reports requested by RCFE Healthcare Director, the Clinical Department, or Physician.
Assist in residents’ self-administration of medication following MHC policies and procedures. Secures discontinued medications following MHC policies and procedures. Orders medications as necessary following MHC policies and procedures.
Reads reports, reads and implements orders according to MHC policies and procedures.
Makes multiple decisions based on information input from resident
Evaluates resident requiring medical/nursing assistance and follows-up as appropriate. Contacts the physician or activates 911 as situation requires following MHC policies and procedures for MedStat and Medical Emergencies as well as any additional appropriate MCH policies and procedures.
Assist diabetic residents with sugar and acetone test utilizing the
and staff, including emergency situations.
glucometer. Assist residents with insulin injections as necessary following MHC policies and procedures.
Remains informed of resident status through meetings with
Ensures that residents respond to scheduled meals. If a resident does not
Assists CNAs with tasks such: as changing linens, towels and other items as required. Assists with making up beds. Changes beds for residents are scheduled on a weekly basis or as needed.
Supervises assigned staff and makes recommendations regarding performance evaluation and discipline.
Communicates and cooperates with co-workers, medical staff, and residents and establish good working relationships with all departments. Practices team building and promotes good employee relationships in the department and interdepartmentally.
Reports complaints to RCFE Healthcare Director.
This position requires regular attendance and punctuality as directed by the Time and Attendance policy for MHC.
Maintains confidentiality of appropriate resident care information to assure their rights are protected.
Promotes a safe environment which includes fire and accident prevention, maintenance of sanitary conditions, and assurance that staff knows roles and responsibilities in the event of fire or disaster. Reports all incidents/accidents, unsafe and hazardous conditions/equipment immediately.
Performs testing of residents and/or staff as needed.
Assists with tasks assigned by the RCFE Healthcare Director including but not limited to, Medication Cart audits, MAR reviews, Physician Order reviews, assistance with scheduling, and staff supervision.
Other duties as assigned.
1.Possession of a valid license or certification to practice in the State of California as an LVN. Current CPR Certification.
2. Must have at least 2-5 years of full-time experience providing direct care to the aged/chronically ill. Two to three years RCFE experience desirable.
3. Must have excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills.
4. Intermediate knowledge and skill with computers and word processing and spreadsheet software.
At the Masonic Homes you will have the opportunity to combine your passion for helping people and high ethical standards with the opportunities to advance your career.
In return for your skills and passion, we offer:
Work at a Top Place to Work focused on teamwork and support
Excellent health benefits with no deductible, PTO accrual, 10 Paid Holidays and other benefits for you and your family’s well-being.
A generous contribution to a 401K plan whether or not you participate, and an additional contribution from the company when you participate in the plan
Tuition Reimbursement program