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Licensed Vocational Nurse II - CCC

Company: Lompoc Valley Medical Center
Location: Lompoc
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Salary Range: $30.70 - $38.36
Pay rates are determined based on experience and internal equity.
Position Summary:

  • Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager.

  • Team Leaders administer medications and oversee the Nursing Assistants' care activities.

  • Team Leaders are assigned to approximately 20 residents on day or evening shifts, and 38 on night shifts.

  • Must work well under stress or tight deadlines.

  • Must work well with supervisors, co-workers, patients/residents, family members and visitors.

    District Responsibility:

    • Support of the District Mission and Values

    • Demonstrate Respect, Professionalism and Courtesy to all patients, visitors, other providers and coworkers, as delineated in the LVMC "Commitment to Care".

    • Constantly use C-I-CARE principles when communicating with others.

    • Performance Improvement Activities

    • Professional Development

      Position Duties/Responsibility:

      • Administers medication to residents, following established procedures.

      • Documents administration of medication in a timely manner, following established procedures.

      • Takes prescribed action to safeguard prescription medication(s) under his or her control.

      • Assesses and evaluates residents (usually while administering medication), being alert for changes in resident's health, alertness, or comfort. Communicates these changes to the Shift Coordinator and resident's physician.

      • Receives and implements Physician's Orders according to established policies and procedures.

      • Documents incidental events significant to the resident's condition and care planning decisions.

      • Participates in resident status reports using established practices by receiving information from off-going shift and giving information to the on-coming shift.

      • Monitors and directs activities of the Nurse Assistants on the leader's team. Team Leaders ensure the use of correct procedures, completion of resident care assignments, and accurate, timely charting. When Nurse Assistant's do not respond to instruction, the Team Leader immediately advises the Shift Coordinator.

      • Writes Weekly Nursing Care Summaries which reflect the items listed on the care plan. Summaries are written on the day designated by the established schedules.

      • Provides care described in the resident's care plan. Contributes to the care plan as requested, adding infectious situations as they occur.

      • In the absence of the Shift Coordinator, the Team Leader may be assigned by the Director Nursing to supervise the shift.

      • Attends and contributes to nursing staff meetings and In-services.

      • Registered Nurses act as a clinical resource for their shift.

      • In the absence of a Treatment Nurse, the Team Leader is responsible for wound care and documentation.

      • To review the ADL documentation, charted by the CNA's.

      • Position Competencies

      • Other Duties Assigned by Supervisor

        Essential Functions:

        • The ability to maintain California nursing license and CPR certification.

        • The ability to stand and walk for prolong periods of time.

        • The ability to sit for prolong periods of time.

        • The ability to manage multiple tasks and issues.

        • The ability to instruct and supervise the CNA's on their Team.

        • The ability to do repetitive nursing work.

        • The ability to maintain focus with constant interruptions.

        • The ability to be supervised.

        • The ability to work as a Team.

        • The ability to have positive personal interactions with staff, patients/residents and visitors.

          Position Qualifications:

          • Education: Education needed to obtain a valid California State nursing license.

          • Experience: Geriatric nursing experience is preferred.

          • Cert/License: A valid California nursing license and CPR certification required from the American Heart Association.

          • Skills/Ability: Demonstrates competent professional nursing skills including: Medication administration, assessment, and documentation. Able to verbally communicate effectively to residents, staff, and visitors. Able to write legibly and informatively in resident records. Capable of planning and supervising the Nurse Assistants' daily activities.

          • LVMC reserves the right to modify the minimum requirements depending on the needs of the organization.

Keywords: Lompoc Valley Medical Center, Lompoc , Licensed Vocational Nurse II - CCC, Healthcare , Lompoc, California

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