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L.V.N. Relief Supervisor: Silvergate San Marcos

Company: AMERICARE HEALTH RETIREMENT INC
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationSilvergate San Marcos - San Marcos, CAPosition TypePart TimeEducation Level2 Year DegreeSalary Range$30.00 - $32.00 HourlyTravel PercentageNoneJob CategoryHealth CareDescriptionL.V.N. Relief Supervisor Hourly pay range $28.00 - $30.00$1000 SIGN ON BONUS Location: Silvergate San MarcosType of Employment: Part Time, HourlyReports to: Director of Resident CareImmediateSilvergate San Marcos Retirement community is currently seeking a L.V.N. Supervisor. Silvergate San Marcos is owned and operated by AmeriCare Health & Retirement, Inc. A family run local San Diego based company, which has developed and managed the Silvergate Retirement communities for nearly 30 years.JOB SUMMARYProvides support to the Director of Resident Care and Assistant Director of Resident Care in overseeing the supervision and training of Caregivers and MedTechs in the provision of personal services to residents in Independent, Assisted Living and Dementia/Alzheimer's disease care.KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluates staffing needs on a continuous basis to ensure that positions are filled in a timely manner to minimize department overtime and provide continuous quality service to residents.
    • Assesses residents to determine medical problems and/or changes in condition and ensures proper documentation in charts; also notifies physicians and family members of condition changes or medical problems.
      • Oversees the monitoring and charting of daily care of residents.
        • Reviews physician's orders, lab requests and follows up with residents as needed.
        • Performs finger sticks and insulin injections for diabetic residents.
        • Monitors any special dietary requirements of residents and ensures caregivers are following orders received from Director.
        • Maintains supplies, including stocking and ordering new supplies.
        • Responds to resident and family telephone inquiries.
        • Assist with the coordination of medical appointments for residents.
        • Proactive in obtaining medical care and treatment for residents with medical needs, working to minimize emergency 911 calls as much as possible.
        • Responsible for ensuring caregivers have clear direction for the direct care that is delivered to the residents.
        • Work with various Home Health/Hospice agencies to ensure residents on Hospice care are kept comfortable and the terms of their care plan are carried out.
        • Exercise proper use of equipment and instructs others to do the same.
        • Maintain a high level of confidentiality.
        • Promote a positive work environment that emphasizes teamwork.QualificationsQUALIFICATIONS
          • Must be at least 18 years of age.
          • Graduate of an accredited nursing program, with LVN license.
          • Current and valid State of California licensure for Licensed Vocation Nurse and current CPR certification.
          • Must have First Aid & CPR Certification
          • Knowledge of State of California requirements set forth in Title 22
          • Knowledge and understanding of Gerontology, Dementia and Alzheimer's disease
          • Enjoy working with senior citizens
          • Ability to lead, direct and work well with others
          • Previous experience working closely with lead management
          • Excellent time management and organizational skills
            • Knowledge and ability to oversee medication program.
            • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, including ability to send emails, generate letters and other correspondence, work with spreadsheets; Also able to use other various office machinery, including a fax machine and copy machine.
            • Knowledge of resident rights and the ability to respond to each resident with empathy and respect.
            • Ability to communicate in English clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
            • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, other departments, resident and their family members, doctors and other outside professionals that provide service to the residents.
            • Ability to respond effectively in an emergency or crisis situationPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThis position requires the ability to bend, squat, stoop, kneel, push, pull, sit and stand on feet for extended periods of time, as well as the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSJob offer is contingent on the following:
              • Must pass background check
              • Must pass drug test, pre-employment physical and TB test
              • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid

Keywords: AMERICARE HEALTH RETIREMENT INC, San Marcos , L.V.N. Relief Supervisor: Silvergate San Marcos, Other , San Marcos, California

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