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LVN - Hiring Immediately - San Antonio Heights!

Company: Oakmont Senior Living
Location: Upland
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Medication Nurse, LVN - Hiring Immediately!Please join us at our Hiring Event / Job Fair on Wednesday, June 22nd from 10:00am to 4:00pm.Please apply online before going to the job fair. We are looking forward to meeting you!When: Wednesday, June 22ndAddress: Oakmont of San Antonio Heights2419 N Euclid Ave, Upland, CA 91784Time: Anytime between 10am-4pmPrior experience is not required - Will Train!Oakmont of San Antonio Heights is a premier senior living community situated on a beautifully landscaped campus. Managed by Oakmont Management Group, Oakmont of San Antonio Heights provides exceptional quality, comfort, and care with five-star services and amenities. Residents enjoy a rewarding lifestyle with individualized comprehensive support that promotes continuing independence. We deliver meaningful lifestyles and relationships with residents, families, and team members by developing a winning culture and living these values: Authenticity * Teamwork * Compassion * Commitment * Resilience.With communities across California and Nevada opportunities for career growth, relocation, and travel are significant. In addition, our team members may enjoy the following benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • Vacation, Personal Day, Sick Pay, Holidays
  • Discounted Meals
  • Bonus Opportunities
  • Team Member Discount Program
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Recognition Programs
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Student Loan Refinancing
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance ProgramThe Medication Nurse is responsible for supervising and assisting in the administration of medications to residents as ordered by the attending physician, under the direction of the attending physician, and in accordance with established nursing standards, policies, procedures, and practices of the company. The Medication Nurse provides complete supervision of the medications room and/or cart, maintains a current account of all medications residents are taking, and completes all documentation required of the company's Medication policy.Responsibilities:
    • Perform nursing duties as directed and in accordance with the appropriate scope of the Nurse Practice Act, including administering medications and performing treatments as ordered by a physician. The Medication Nurse is responsible for administering injections, suppositories, enemas, and medications associated with wound care in addition to medications usually assigned to a Medication Technician.
    • Perform nursing duties associated with the Wellness Nurse role as assigned.
    • Coordinate medication services with the resident, pharmacy, and physician.
    • Order and track all medication changes, refills, and deliveries with pharmacies.
    • Prepare medication for distribution to residents as per company policy.
    • Assist residents with taking their prescribed medications.
    • Observe and verify that medication is ingested or applied as directed. Document any instance where prescribed medication is not administered, including reason(s) for refusal, and notify supervisor.
    • Maintain accurate, complete, and confidential resident medication and care records according to company policy. Ensure all medication documentation is current and correct, including medication administration forms, physician's orders, and dosage changes.
    • Keep medicine rooms and carts orderly, clean, and appropriately stocked. Maintain an inventory of all department supplies and re-order as needed.
    • Control medication room/cart access at all times.
    • Monitor Psychotropic medication use is congruent with physician's orders and ensures resident behaviors warrant the use of medication.
    • Participate in and complete narcotic count at the beginning and end of each shift. Report any and all discrepancies to the supervisor immediately.
    • Communicate with physicians, family members, and vendors, as needed.
    • Understand the meaning and usage of common medical abbreviations, symbols, and terms relative to the administration of medications as used by the company, pharmacists, and physicians.Qualifications:
      • Must be a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse holding a valid California nursing license in good standing
      • Prefer one (1) year of experience assisting with medications at a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE)
      • Knowledge of and/or ability to learn the theory and practice of assisted living and dementia care
      • Able to work with seniors and patiently interact with cognitively impaired individuals
      • Able to be flexible, adapt and respond to change, make decisions in stressful situations, and prioritize tasks and projects.
      • Able to process information and apply common sense understanding to follow and carry out written or oral instructions.
      • Able to analyze, solve and respond to problems or concerns.
      • Able to count and perform moderately complex math problems
      • Must pass a Criminal Background check and Health Screening tests, including COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test within 72 hours of start date.
      • Oakmont Management Group is committed to protecting our team members and residents from COVID-19. All new team members must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination & boosteror valid exemption due to Qualifying Medical Reasons or Religious Beliefs subject to legal requirements.About Oakmont Management Group: Oakmont Management Group is a recognized leader in the senior living industry that manages a portfolio of communities under the Oakmont Senior Living and Ivy Living brand. Oakmont currently serves over 4,000 seniors across 40 communities in California and Nevada with an additional 5 communities set to open in the coming year. Oakmont strives to create an atmosphere of family and community among team members, residents, and resident family members. We know that caring and meaningful relationships are the foundation of a rewarding life. Our team is hand-selected for their skills, previous experience, and passion for working with the elderly. Our practice is to incorporate joy and laughter alongside our expectations of excellence. Walk into our communities and feel our pride of ownership and commitment to service.Oakmont Management Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Oakmont Senior Living, Upland , LVN - Hiring Immediately - San Antonio Heights!, Healthcare , Upland, California

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