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Wellness Nurse-LVN

Company: Friends House, a Front Porch Community
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Friends House is a Quaker inspired elder community seeking an experienced Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) for our facility located in the heart of the Rincon Valley. We are looking for a candidate who wants to make a positive impact on the lives of our residents and their families, while providing resident centered care in a close-knit work environment. The ideal candidate should have experience with geriatric residents, supervisory experience is also desirable. This position will work directly with our Resident Health Services Director. You must be able to work with residents and the public on a personal basis under all conditions. All nursing care will be performed with respect and compassion while promoting the individuality and comfort of all residents. The Wellness Nurse - LVN shall always function within the scope of practice for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). We are seeking candidates with the desire and willingness to work in a collaborative environment for the improved care and satisfaction of our residents.Provides nursing assessment, service coordination, and case management to Independent Living and Assisted Living Residents to promote wellness and maintain independence.ResponsibilitiesThe Wellness-LVN ensures quality nursing and wellness care to all residents of Independent/Assisted Living.Establishes and conducts initial assessment process upon admission to the Community; evaluates health status of case load on an ongoing basisProvides professional and crisis intervention to the residents in cases of emergenciesThe Wellness-LVN encourages individual residents to participate in their own wellness plan and assists in the development of that plan.Assures compliance with regulations including policy and procedures, documentation and care practicesPromotes and protects the rights of each resident, acts as a mandatory reporter for all suspected abuse situations, and complies with all HIPAA standards of practiceProvides input to the health care team on individual resident status and safetyThe Wellness-LVN attends meetings as necessary and performs any other duties as assigned by the Director of Outpatient Services.Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesAbility to read, speak well and be understood in the English languageComputer literacyRCFE certificate preferredBilingual ability preferredEducation and QualificationsLicensed LVN in the State of CaliforniaCurrent Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation CertificateThree to five years nursing experience in geriatric populationAdvanced degree in health care management and/or nursing desiredPI185345661SDL2017

Keywords: Friends House, a Front Porch Community, Santa Rosa , Wellness Nurse-LVN, Healthcare , Santa Rosa, California

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