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LPN or LVN 6a-6p Sunday-Tuesday and 6 hours Wednesday Weekly Pay at Avanti Senior Living

LPN or LVN 6a-6p Sunday-Tuesday and 6 hours Wednesday Weekly Pay

Avanti Senior Living Peoria, AZ Full-Time
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Summary:

The LVN/LPN is responsible for monitoring resident care plans and medications, assessing residents' needs, communicating with residents and their families, and ensuring state compliance and regulations. This position assists with care and monthly vital checks for residents and training for other team members. The LVN/LPN also updates residents' records with information regarding nursing care, treatment plans and observations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

* Communicate with Wellness Director on changes in status of Resident.
* Assist with scheduling physician appointments when needed.
* Assist and administer medications to residents per prescriptions.
* Take vitals as needed and upon request.
* Comfortable with computers, EMARs and EHRs.
* Assures that all new medications are faxed to the pharmacy in order to get the prescription filled timely and accurately.
* Assures new orders are processed timely and accurately in the EMAR system.
* Assures call lights are answered in a timely manner to attend to the residents needs as soon as possible after the call light is signaled.
* Assures all caregiver duties are performed as assigned and documented appropriately.
* Assists with caregiving duties as needed.
* Participates in the Care Planning process as assigned.
* Assists in the oversight of appropriate training for all Exhale team members to assure requirements for state regulations are met, as assigned by supervisor.
* Addresses team member, family and resident concerns to promote satisfaction and good communication.
* Is fully knowledgeable of the fire evacuation and disaster policy of the community and participates as assigned in fire and disaster drills.
* Maintains confidentiality of all pertinent personal or health information concerning residents and team members.
* Providing general nursing oversight and monitoring residents within state licensure regulations.
* Complete risk management events in EMAR.
* Monitoring Medication Management to ensure medication safety and accuracy.
* Conducts medication cart audits, as needed.
* Attend mandatory monthly in-service and safety meetings.
* Other duties and special projects as assigned by Management.

Dining Responsibilities

* Deliver and retrieve meal trays to rooms as needed.
* Clean and reset dining rooms as needed.
* Serve meals to residents in dining room or suites. Also, assist in preparing meals following pre-planned menus when needed.
* Encourages residents to eat a proper diet and take adequate fluids while respecting the resident's right to free choice. Also, report changes in residents' eating habits to the supervisor.
* Comply with all food handling and safety guidelines including: maintaining required certifications; wearing hairnets when in the kitchen and dining area; and washing hands thoroughly before handling food.

Requirements

Health & Safety Responsibilities

* Responsible for following and advocating all government and state health and safety policy regulations.
* Perform job duties in compliance with company policy and procedures and state licensing regulations.
* Adhere to confidentiality policy regarding information concerning residents and employees, HIPPA.
* Be familiar with Standard Precautions, Exposure Control Plan, Fire Drill and Evacuation Procedures and know how to use the information.
* If certified and/or trained per state guidelines, provide residents with services in accordance with physician orders in assisting with administration of treatment and medications.
* Be observant and aware of any situations or occurrence in the community that may pose a safety hazard to residents or staff. Report such observation immediately to the Wellness Director

Avanti Culture

* Ensure all residents are treated as unique individuals with individualized needs and are treated with dignity and respect at all times.
* Always treat family members and colleagues with kindness, respect, and dignity in line with Avanti Core Values.
* Must exhibit and promote a high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all prospects, residents, visitors, employees and the overall community.

Additional Responsibilities:

* Attend all required meetings and in-services.
* Be observant and aware of any situations or occurrence in the community that may pose a safety hazard to residents or staff. Report such observation immediately to the Wellness Director.
* Must remain on duty and provide essential functions for residents until shift replacement arrives.
* Adhere to company policy for time and attendance.

Physical/Environmental Demands:

* Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks and support residents, particularly for long distances.
* Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.
* Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally to push, lift, carry, pull, or otherwise move objects.
* Must have clear and color vision and the ability to adjust focus when necessary
* Must be able to reach with arms in order to assist and support residents
* Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the communities, which may include a medical and physical examination.
* Must be able to lift, turn, move, position, and transport residents alone or with assistance.
* Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents & exchange accurate information in these situations.
* Must have the ability to hear and react to Exit Door Alarms and Emergency phone rings.
* Must pass physical requirement, TB test, background check, drug test and maintain required immunizations.

Desired Skills and Experience:

* High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
* Two (2) to five (5) years of prior assisted living or senior care experience preferred.
* Degree from an accredited school of nursing required.
* Current state nursing license required.
* Evidence of training in CPR required.
* Proficient in written and verbal English.
* Demonstration of ability to establish long-term relationships.
* Must have compassion for and a desire to work with the older adult population.
* Must exhibit and promote a high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all prospects, residents, visitors, employees and the overall community.
* Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally, speaking the primary language of the residents.
* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
* Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
* Basic personal computer skills including electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheet, internet etc.
* Ability to easily learn, understand, and adapt to new or unfamiliar technology.

Environmental Adaptability:

* Works primarily indoor in a climate-controlled setting
* Possible exposure to unpleasant odors
* Possible exposure to chemicals as identified in the MSDS Manual
* Possible exposure to verbal aggression from vendors, guests, residents and/or family members.
* Continuous exposure to clients and/or family members who may be under stress

Working Hours

* Must be available to work weekends, extended shift hours, holidays, on short notice, and when required by management.
* Must be Flexible with work schedule and related job assignments

Recommended Skills

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