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LVN Charge Nurse

Company: Madera Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
Location: Fresno
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYThe purpose of your job position is to provide each resident with routine daily nursing care in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards that govern the facility and as directed by your supervisors.The Licensed Vocational Charge Nurse will treat each resident with kindness, dignity and respect. They will knock before entering each resident's room. They will refer to each resident by their name. They will be courteous to families and visitors. They will maintain a positive and calm disposition. They will communicate clearly, empathetically, and effectively when speaking to residents, family members, visitors, staff and any governmental agency personnel. They will make sound independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. They will work cooperatively with all departments and multidisciplinary teams. They will demonstrate patience, initiative and willingness to assist residents that may be difficult. They will relate all pertinent information concerning a resident's condition to a charge nurse when required. They will be committed to always doing the right thing.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESEnsuring that all nursing care is provided in privacyAssisting with the supervision of CNAsChecking vital signsDressing woundsInserting cathetersListening to residents and their familiesAddressing questions/concerns of residentsAccurate and detailed charting of resident progress notesTimely reporting of change in resident's condition to the Nurse SupervisorEnsuring equipment is in good operating orderMonitoring residents that are at risk for fallsCollecting lab samplesAbiding with all facility policies and procedures including not disclosing user ID codes and passwordsFollowing Infection and Control policiesReporting any occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, or other hazardous materials to a supervisor immediatelyAttending annual facility in-service training programsCompleting other assignments when requested by managementEvery effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform as directed by management. 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.REQUIREMENTSEducation / LicensureCompletion of LVN training from accredited school or collegeValid LVN license in good standingValid CPR and BLS cardIV Certification is a plusQualifications / Experience1 year of skilled nursing and supervision preferredMust be able to speak, read, write and comprehend the English languageAbility to use computer or tablet to enter resident dataWorking ConditionsMay encounter frequent interruptionsMay be involved with residents, family and government agenciesMay be requested to work beyond scheduled working hours at timesIs subject to call"-- - -back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post"-- - -disaster, etc.)May be subjected to odors, dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoking or air contaminantsMay be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B virusesMay be exposed to or handle hazardous chemicalsPhysical RequirementsMust be able to move intermittently throughout the dayWorking throughout the nursing areasMust be able to lift up to 25 pounds. Lifting more weight up to 100 pounds with assistanceAbility to read fine print on tablet, progress notes and/or medical labels#cambridgehs

Keywords: Madera Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Fresno , LVN Charge Nurse, Healthcare , Fresno, California

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