AHD Licensed Vocational Nurse - PB
Company: Alameda Health System
Posted on: May 7, 2022
SUMMARY: The AHD Licensed Vocation Nurse - Park Bridge is to
provide direct nursing care to residents and to supervise the
patient care performed by certified nursing assistants (CNAs).
Supervision and care must be in accordance with current federal,
state, and local standards, as well as guidelines, and regulations
that govern the facility. The facility is open 24 hours per day, 7
days per week, this means hours and days worked may vary. Performs
related duties as assigned.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the
duties performed by employees in this classification, however,
employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level.
Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual
in the classification.
1. Uses a systematic approach to provide individualized nursing
care. Provides care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent, and
continuous manner. Functions to establish priorities of patient
care based on essential needs and available resources of time,
personnel, equipment, and supplies.
2. Coordinates admission, discharge and transfer of Residents.
Makes Resident rounds every two hours to assess physical and
emotional status and to initiate any required nursing
interventions. Performs nursing evaluations regarding the health
status of the Resident. Accurately reports and documents the
Resident's symptoms, responses and status. Collects data for the
Resident's assessment (MDS/RAPs) and the development of a plan of
care. Enters and/or records data accurately and in a timely
3. Develops a plan of care based on the RN's assessment,
implementing nursing care. Selects and institutes appropriate
nursing intervention that might be required to stabilize a
Resident's condition and/or prevent complications. Evaluates the
Resident's responses to nursing interventions.
4. Consults with physician or licensed independent practitioner.
Clarifies any order or treatment regimen believed to be inaccurate,
non-effective or contraindicated by consulting with the appropriate
licensed practitioner and notifying the ordering practitioner when
making the decision not to administer medication or treatment.
Knows the rational for the effect of medications and treatments and
correctly administers same.
5. Performs the review of medication and treatment records for
completeness, accuracy in transcription of physician orders and
adherence to stop order policy. Performs the administration and
documentation of medications, enteral nutrition, IV therapy (if IV
certified), and treatments per the physicians' order in accordance
with facility policy, and accurately records all care provided.
Orders and receives medications.
6. Designs, promotes and organizes Resident education and
counseling based on health needs. Collaborates with the Resident,
members of the healthcare team and, when appropriate, the
Resident's significant other(s) in the interest of the Resident's
healthcare. Consults with, utilizes and initiates referrals to
appropriate community agencies and healthcare resources to provide
continuity of care.
7. Plans, organizes, manages and coordinates nursing
rehabilitation/restorative nursing care. Initiates nursing
interventions which promote Resident's ability to adapt and adjust
to living as independently as possible. Plans, schedules and
documents specific nursing rehabilitation/restorative nursing
interventions in the care plan and in the Resident's clinical
8. Supervises members of the nursing staff who carry out nursing
rehabilitation/restorative nursing activities. Teaches nursing
assistants the use of nursing rehabilitation/restorative nursing
and prevention measures.
9. Coordinates and plans nursing interventions with therapies (PT,
OT, ST, RT). Keeps others informed about the status of Residents
receiving nursing rehabilitation/restorative nursing care.
10. Responds to Resident and family concerns; ensures that each
concern is documented and a resolution is initiated. Assists in
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduate of an approved LVN/LPN
program. Minimum Experience: One year of directly related
experience. New graduates will be considered. Required
Licenses/Certifications: Valid license to practice as a Licensed
Vocational Nurse in the State of California. Required
Licenses/Certifications: BLS - Basic Life Support
Keywords: Alameda Health System, Hayward , AHD Licensed Vocational Nurse - PB, Healthcare , Hayward, California
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