Company: Kensington Redwood
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 19, 2023
The LVN is responsible to provide supervision and coordination
of medication management and resident care delivery. Additionally,
the LVN assists the Director of Nursing in setting standards of
nursing care and management of residents under the direction of a
physician. Duties and Responsibilities:
- Prepares and accurately assists residents with the
self-administration of prescribed medications to residents in
accordance with individual medication care records. Organizes
medication carts to help ensure accuracy and efficiency during the
- Maintains inventory of required medications, monitors
expiration dates, and properly stores medications. Follows
controlled drug procedures, and ensures proper disposal of expired,
contaminated, or excess drugs.
- Assesses medication administration and notifies the Director of
Nursing of potential problems with dispensing instructions or
potential adverse drug interactions. Assures that all resident
medication records are accurate, complete, and all mandatory forms
are on file
- Assists in examinations and/or treatment of residents and
carries out orders as directed by the Director of Nursing or
his/her designee. Notifies the Director of Nursing and the
appropriate neighborhood director of changes in the resident's
physical or mental condition.
- Assists Director of Nursing with scheduling and follow up on
physician appointments and ensuring medication orders are
accurately recorded and carried out.
- Maintains thorough knowledge of emergency procedures and
responds to all emergency situations. Performs first aid and/ or
CPR, if required.
- Assures that all resident records are accurate. Completes and
signs paperwork, resident care notes, medication administration
records and incident reports and provides follow-up as required.
Maintains confidentiality of resident and community
- Interviews and examines current residents to assess needs,
monitors and records resident medical condition and behavioral
changes, assists in the formal process to re-assess resident care
needs and recommends adjustments to care plans. .
- Participates in the move-in, transfer, and discharge planning
- Works cooperatively with residents, residents' families and
representatives, community staff, physicians, consultants, and
ancillary service providers. Acts as liaison with the community and
residents' supervising physician.
- Directs neighborhood team members and residents in executing of
emergency and disaster procedures during drills and actual
- Provides daily report to the Director of Nursing concerning
community conditions, resident conditions, and needs for nursing
- Participates in professional development activities as
- Report any suspicion or evidence of elder abuse, mistreatment
or neglect as outlined in Personnel Policies. Knowledge and
- Must have excellent verbal skills and communication
- Ability to work effectively within a team based
- Strong time management and organizational skills.
- Ability to calculate figures related to budgetary items,
staffing needs, medication dosages, and amounts such as percentages
- Knowledge of applicable health care and employment Federal and
- Must have excellent computer skills, including; Word, Excel,
Outlook, Power Point, and Property Management Systems.
- Must be able to clearly and proficiently communicate with
people of all ages, while maintaining an energetic and positive
- Must be able to read and write English, and follow verbal and
- Minimum of three (3) years in similar position, with retirement
living or home-care background preferable..
- Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and
- Ability to read, analyzes, and interrupts human service
periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, procedure
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to
questions from managers, clients, customers, and the general
- High school degree required; college degree preferred.
- Licensed as an LVN.
- Be in good health, and physically and mentally capable of
performing assigned tasks. Good physical health shall be verified
by a health screening performed by a physician not more than (6)
months prior to or (7) days after employment.
- Demonstrates freedom from pulmonary tuberculosis by a health
screening performed by a physician not more than (6) months prior
to or (7) days after employment
- Must be criminally cleared by DOJ and FBI via the Live-Scan
process prior to initial presence in the facility. Mental and
- While performing the duties of this job, the team member is
regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust
- The team member regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use
hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and
reach with hands and arms above, below and at shoulder height.
- The team member frequently lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds.
Must be able to push a minimum of 200 pounds and be able to push
such weight a minimum distance of 200 feet.
- Will be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents
during an emergency.
- Work area may be subject to noise, distractions, and
interruptions. Ability to remain calm and positive in stressful
situations is required. Redwood22 PI199801227
Keywords: Kensington Redwood, Redwood City , LPN/LVN, Healthcare , Redwood City, California
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