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Medication Licensed Nurse Memory Care Weekends Only

Company: The Vineyard at Fountaingrove
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

The Vineyard at Fountaingrove - -
Medication Licensed Nurse - Memory Care - WEEKENDS 2pm-10:30pm.
Frontier Management is seeking an outstanding Medication Licensed Nurse to join our The Vineyard at Fountaingrove community base in Santa Rosa, California.
Frontier Management's portfolio of communities spans throughout the United States with each community sharing a commitment to superior service and quality lifestyle for our residents within their own unique setting. Frontier's mission is to provide an enriched and meaningful experience for our residents, team members, and community partners. If you are as committed and passionate about serving the needs of our senior residents as we are, we encourage you to apply and experience the Frontier Difference.
The Medication Licensed Nurse is responsible for all duties in relation to safely administering medications and treatments to the residents. This position requires legible, accurate documentation on the medication record and in the resident chart. It also requires a responsible demeanor in order for the resident population to have confidence in your ability to administer medications and treatments. At times the position will include manager on duty qualifications and a responsibility to act within your scope of practice. If ever unsure of a decision or an occurrence, it is critical for you to call for management assistance.

Maintains the community's philosophy.
Is knowledgeable of policies and procedures.
Understands and appropriately documents on the 24 hour communication reports.
Understands the resident alert status and documents appropriately in the residents record.
Understands and implements an interim service plan, in the absence of Resident Care Coordinator/Health Services Director (HSD), as care needs arise.
Assures caregivers on shift are aware of changes on interim service plans.
Assures there is adequate staff scheduled on shift.
Notify Executive Director/Resident Care Coordinator when there is not enough staff scheduled.
Good communication skills are required.
Assists residents with transportation and appointments as needed.
Maintains confidentiality with resident and fellow employee's information.
Notifies Resident Care Coordinator /Executive Director/HSD of resident changes of condition.
Assists with monthly medication records as needed.
Assists with cycle fill or re-ordering of medications.
Understands and returns medications for credit as needed.
Monitors medications that arrive from the pharmacy.
Timely notifies the pharmacy of any discrepancies
Maintains the cleanliness and organization of the Medication room.
Maintains the cleanliness, organization and re-stocking of the Medication cart.
Orders supplies as directed by the Resident Care Coordinator. -
Has knowledge of, and can demonstrate proper technique, or can learn how to assist with: a gait belt, sit to stand lift, transfer board, oxygen equipment, C-Pap, Nebulizer, catheter, specimen, transfer pole, trapeze, wheel chair, scale, and other equipment as directed by the Resident Care Coordinator/HSD.
Capable of taking accurate vital signs and weights.
Accurately completes an incident report and begins the investigation of the incident.
Accurately completes a medication error report if necessary.
Notifies family, MD, resident and management if incident or errors occur while on shift.
General record keeping and filing as needed.
Administers the medications and treatments, according to the scheduled times, following the medication administration protocol.
Adheres to dress code.
Fill-in for the receptionist as directed by Executive Director/Resident Care Coordinator.
Fill in for a caregiver when needed.
Capable of assisting in care needs of residents, which might include lifting requirements up to 50 pounds.
Serves meals as needed. -
Assists with meal clean up and setting of tables as assigned.
Faxes pharmacy to order medications.
Faxes physician as care needs arise or as instructed by Executive Director/HSD/Resident Care Coordinator.
Calls pharmacy to follow up on medications that have not arrived.
Notifies physician when pre-authorizations are required or medications not covered by insurance.
Answers call lights or find a coworker to answer a call light, if in the middle of a med pass.
Work as manager on duty as directed by Executive Director/Resident Care Coordinator.
Keep current on First Aide/CPR and Medication Administration skills.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or other management staff.


  • Read the 24 hour communication book and respond as necessary to issues.
  • Review all incident reports and residents on alert status
  • Read any new interim service plans that could have been initiated.
  • Assure appropriate amount of staff are available and on shift
  • Assist with finding replacements when staff call off and you are on duty
  • Provide the residents with their medications and treatments as per protocol
  • Document issues in the resident record
  • Notify RCC/HSD/ED as needed when issues arise


    • Other job duties as assigned by HSD/RCC
    • Check schedules for any changes
    • Maintain Medication room supplies


      • Attend and participate in the scheduled mandatory in-services
      • Attend and participate in other scheduled meetings (Safety, Quality Assurance)

        Other Requirements:

        Must have appropriate nursing licensure (i.e., Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), etc.). License must be active and in good standing.

        Minimum six months on the job experience as a licensed nurse required; experience providing care to seniors preferred

        Proficiency in English preferred

        Receives and maintains CPR certification

        Supervisory/administrative experience preferred

        Must be able to easily lift and carry 50 lbs.

        Frontier Management offers a competitive salary and a work environment that encourages initiative and fosters respect. Frontier Management, LLC offers medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D, Flexible Spending Account, Short Term Disability, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, and Hospital Indemnity Insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan with a competitive Match program. To discover more about the Frontier Management team, please visit our site at
        Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug-Free Workplace


Keywords: The Vineyard at Fountaingrove, Santa Rosa , Medication Licensed Nurse Memory Care Weekends Only, Healthcare , Santa Rosa, California

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