Company: Kensington Redwood
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 26, 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
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
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
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 information.
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 of
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 Skill:
Must have excellent verbal skills and communication abilities.
Ability to work effectively within a team based environment.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Ability to calculate figures related to budgetary items, staffing
needs, medication dosages, and amounts such as percentages and
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 attitude.
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 evenings.
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 public.
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 Physical Requirements:
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
Work area may be subject to noise, distractions, and interruptions.
Ability to remain calm and positive in stressful situations is
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