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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - Residential

Job Reference: JIH02675039
Date Posted: 13 January 2019
Employer: United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles
Location: Thousand Oaks , California
Sector: Nursing
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 08 February 2019

Job Description


US-CA-Thousand Oaks

Job ID 2
Category Nursing
Type Regular Part-Time
Shift Overnight (NOC)

Overview

Schedule Available: Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM

With 40 programs and service sites spanning several counties, United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is the largest nonprofit provider of direct care services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Southern California.

UCPLA is currently hiring a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) to care for individuals with developmental disabilities. As an LVN, you will be responsible for medication passes, client charting, basic wound care, making and/or attending doctor's appointments, recording vital signs, collecting specimens ordered, and preparing clients for physical exam rounds. Working under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, you will have the unique opportunity to build your healthcare career and develop relationships with our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Passes medications and monitors/reports any changes in clients' health/condition
  • Administers treatments such as oxygen, eye drops, topical ointments, nebulizer, etc.
  • Ensures feeding plans are followed
  • Performs basic and vital assessments and implements care plans
  • Processes monthly cycle medications
  • Schedules doctors' appointments
  • Ensures specialist referrals and appointments are properly scheduled
  • Attends and transports clients to appointments in company van
  • Prepares client charts for doctor rounds
  • Receives and records doctors' orders
  • Assists physician on rounds
  • Performs duties as assigned to meet department and business needs


Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved school of vocational nursing
  • Must be currently licensed by the California State Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians
  • Valid California driver license and proof of insurance
  • At least 6 months of work experience as an LVN
  • Experience in the care and treatment of individuals with developmental disabilities preferred
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate and work professionally and cooperatively with others
  • Ability to successfully pass all post-offer, pre-employment screening requirements, including criminal background check, drug screening, physical exam, and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Ability to run, push, pull, bend, squat, kneel, lift, and transfer clients (with assistance of others and mechanical lift)

Schedule Available: Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM

We offer competitive starting salaries and Paid Holidays, Vacation Benefits, Paid Sick Leave, Referral Bonus Plan and Retirement Plan to part-time employees.

UCPLA is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. UCPLA also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to California Law and, if applicable, the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.

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