Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) – Licensed Vocational Nurse

Modesto
Posted 12/01/2020

Job Details

Skilled Nursing Facility Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Locations: Modesto – CA
Description: Currently seeking Skilled Nursing Facility Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) who are interested in working as independent contractors in per diem opportunities.

Responsibilities of Skilled Nursing Facility Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN):

  • Directs the day-to-day functions of the nursing activities in accordance with all applicable regulatory standards.
  • Supervises assigned staff.
  • Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for clients. Works with the service coordinator in developing service plans for the client.
  • Follows protocols regarding medication administration and treatments per physicians’ orders.
  • Documents all pertinent information regarding the client’s condition, medication, treatment, and communication with legal and health care representatives per policy.
  • Supervises the use of restraints used for physical and behavioral reasons, ensuring that the client’s rights and safety are upheld.
  • Communicates with appropriate personnel and disciplines on a daily basis regarding admissions, discharges, changes in condition, physicians’ orders, and other appropriate information.
  • Notifies physicians of all incidents, changes in condition, and need for evaluation of all medications or other treatment in a timely manner.
  • Assures conservator and/or family members are notified of any incidents or changes in condition as appropriate.
  • Acts as a liaison with the physician, client, and all members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Completes incident reports, medication error reports, and drug reaction reports in a timely manner per protocol.
  • Observes proper safety practices and recommends or initiates plan of correction as necessary.
  • Upholds all infection control standards.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings.
  • Participates in the implementation of quality assurance programs for nursing services.
  • Participates in developing policies and procedures for the nursing department.
  • Keeps Director of Nursing Services informed of all potential problems on the unit.

Job Type: Per Diem

Required Education for Skilled Nursing Facility Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN):

Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing

Required License or Certification for Skilled Nursing Facility Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN):

  • Current California LVN License
  • Current BLS Certificate

How to Apply for Skilled Nursing Facility Facility Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN):

Apply to our job ad and we’ll invite you to a phone interview with our recruiter. The phone interview will give us an idea of your skills and experience but also an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have about our company and expectations.

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What's an Independent Contractor?
Independent contractors—also known as freelancers—are in control of their own schedules and their own work.

Independent nurses work on a contractual basis, and are not employed directly by a healthcare facility (with the exception of direct hire placement). This allows them the freedom to decide when and where they work, among a variety of other benefits.

Independence
Say 'yes' or 'no' to any opportunity.

Flexibility
Pick a schedule that works for you.

Choice
Decide your own pay rate.

Experience
Work with different people in a variety of different settings.

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