LPN and LVN
Company: Somerset Subacute and Rehab
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: November 19, 2022
Somerset Subacute and Rehab is looking for Full-Time &
Part-Time, Licensed Vocational Nurses. Our 46-bed skilled nursing
and rehab facility is committed to providing an excellent clinical
experience for our patients and an amazing work environment for our
Contact Priscilla directly via call or text for more information at
Must possess active Nursing License from the State of
New graduate? That's OK! If you are dedicated to caring for others,
we would love to hear from you. Comprehensive on-the job training
and mentorship provided.
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of
this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these
are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission
of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential
function of the position.
The LVN is responsible for providing direct nursing care to the
residents. Such care must be delivered in accordance with current
federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations
that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of
Nursing Services designee.
Nursing Care Functions
Inform nursing personnel of new admissions, their expected time of
arrival, room, assignment, etc.
Ensure that rooms are ready for new admissions.
Greet newly admitted residents upon admission and participate in
the orientation of new residents/family members to the
Make rounds with physicians as appropriate.
Requisition and arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services, as
ordered by the physician, and in accordance with established
Consult with the resident's physician in providing the resident's
care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc., as appropriate.
Cooperate with and coordinate social and activity programs with
nursing service schedules.
Notify the resident's attending physician when the resident is
involved in an accident or incident.
Carry out restorative and rehabilitative programs, to include
self-help and care.
Administer services within the applicable scope of nursing
practice, which may include: catheterization, tube feedings,
suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs,
colostomy, and drainage bags, taking blood, giving massages and
range of motion exercises, care for the dead/dying, etc., as
appropriate and in accordance with applicable standards.
Use restraints when appropriate and in accordance with established
policies and procedures.
Obtain sputum, urine and other specimens for lab tests as
Take and record TPRs, blood pressures, etc., as appropriate.
Check foods brought into the facility by the resident's
family/visitors to ensure that it is within the resident's dietary
allowances. Report problem areas to the Nurse Supervisor and
Meet with residents, and/or family members as appropriate.
Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as appropriate.
Assist in arranging transportation for discharged residents as
Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician.
Verify the identity of the resident before administering the
Ensure that prescribed medication for one resident is not
administered to another.
Ensure that an adequate supply of floor stock medications,
supplies, and equipment is on hand to meet the nursing needs of the
Review medication cards for completeness of information, accuracy
in the transcription of the physician's order, and adherence to
stop order policies.
Notify the attending physician of automatic stop orders prior to
the last dosage being administered.
Charting and Documentation
Receive and record telephone orders, and document the prescribed
treatments on the resident charts, cardex, medication cards, and/or
treatment/care plans as appropriate.
Chart nurses' notes in professional and appropriate manner that
timely, accurately and thoroughly reflects the care provided to the
resident, as well as the resident's response to the care.
Chart all reports of accidents/incidents involving residents..
Chart all changes in resident condition and the response to those
Chart all communications with the resident's attending physician
regarding the resident, the resident's treatment, or the response
to that treatment.
Record new/changed diet orders and communicate information to the
Fill out and complete transfer forms in accordance with established
Ensure that appropriate documentation concerning unauthorized
discharges is entered in the resident's medical record in
accordance with established procedures.
Perform routine charting duties as required and in accordance with
established charting and documentation policies and procedures and
applicable state and federal regulations.
Sign and date all entries made in the resident's medical
Care Plan and Assessment Functions
Review care plans daily to verify that appropriate care is being
Verify that nurses' notes reflect that the care plan is being
followed when administering nursing care or treatment.
Ensure that assigned certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are aware
of the resident care plans. Ensure that the CNAs refer to the
resident's care plan prior to administering daily care to the
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as
an LVN in California
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when
circumstances warrant such action.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel,
residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel
and the general public.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and
procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that
pertain to long-term care.
Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as
well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be
willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's
Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other
individuals in the workplace.
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