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Company: Gary and Mary West PACE
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

$2000.00 Sign-on BonusWhy Work for Gary and Mary West PACE? Because you desire work/life balance and have a passion to make a difference in the lives of North County seniors and their families!You will receive generous pay and a benefits program focused on your health and wellness that includes 10 paid holidays, 3 weeks of PTO, a 5% employer-match to our 403b retirement program, and no on-call time.Because we encourage professional development and support all staff to expand their skillset, providing an annual education allowance.You will be part of a distinct company culture where work feels like family and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team environment where you are appreciated and valued.Come do your best work where your contribution matters!About PACEPhilanthropists Gary and Mary West founded West Health with the mission of enabling seniors to successfully age in place with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services that preserve and protect their dignity, quality of life, and independence. The Gary and Mary West PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly), affiliated with West Health (), is a new non-profit that delivers medical, social, and behavioral services to the frail elderly to the North County of San Diego. This PACE center will be entrepreneurial in nature and will focus on innovations and bringing new processes to the traditional PACE environment.We're looking for passionate healthcare providers who want to be part of a team dedicated to enable seniors to live in their communities as independently as possible by providing compassionate, comprehensive health and supportive care.One Team One MissionPosition SummaryThe Gary and Mary West PACE (GMWP) Clinic LVN is responsible for coordinating and providing direct and indirect nursing care to participants at the center as well as at participant's home, working in close coordination with the PACE Physician, Registered Nurse, clinic staff and other interdisciplinary team (IDT) members to manage ongoing care, complex clinical situations, and to support the operation of the GMWP primary care clinic.Essential Functions

  • Works under the supervision of the Clinic Director/Registered Nurse and maintains vocational nursing professional standards of care.
  • Performs home visits to administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards to supplement clinic services.
  • Observes, records, and reports participant's condition and reaction to medication and treatments to physicians.
  • Documents all interactions related to clinic visits in the electronic medical record.
  • Instructs participants and family members regarding medications and treatment instructions in the home by CNAs, PCWs and homemakers.
  • Keeps Home Care Supervisor and Interdisciplinary team informed on home care issues of participants.
  • Attends morning meetings at center, family meetings, and any other meetings as assigned.
  • Complete all required documentation in a timely and accurate
  • Protect privacy and maintain confidentiality of all company procedures and information about employees, participants and
  • Follow GMWP policies and procedures and participate in any required Quality Improvement activities, staff training and
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Requires use of personal vehicle.Education and Certification
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
    • Unencumbered California Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)License
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) / First Aid CertificationrequiredSkills & Experience
      • Minimum of two years nursing experience in a clinical setting with a frail or elderly population.
      • Nursing knowledge and skills necessary to treat frail, elderly participants andmanage complex clinical
      • Highly motivated, self-directed, able to execute tasks in a quickly changing environment and make sound decisions in emergency
      • Excellent clinical, organizational and communication skills in settings with seniors,their families and interdisciplinary team members.
      • Experience and competency working with people from diverse backgrounds
      • Commitment to unlocking the full potential of our most vulnerable seniors.
      • Bilingual Spanish-English preferred.Job offers are contingent upon a successful pre-employment drug screen, background check, and health screen. COVID-19 vaccination required. Must have a valid California Driver License and proof of auto insurance. COVID-19 vaccination is requiredGary and Mary West PACE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, military and veteran status, age, physical and mental disability, genetic characteristics, gender, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation or any other considerations made unlawful by applicable state or local laws.

Keywords: Gary and Mary West PACE, San Marcos , LVN, Healthcare , San Marcos, California

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