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LPN/LPT/LVN INSTRUCTOR (FT)

Company: ResCare Community Living
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Our Company:ResCare Community LivingOverview:$18,000 Sign-On BonusThe Graduate Nurse (LPN) Program is a comprehensive program for new graduate nurses with less than six (6) months of experience. The program serves to educate, train, support and evaluate nurses who have graduated from a NLN-AC or CCNE Accredited Nursing Program and are eligible to take the NCLEX exam within the next three (3) months. The Graduate Nurse provides treatments and services to patients in accordance with the state's Board of Nursing regulations only under the guidance and supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse (RN).Responsibilities:Learns from and rides along with other licensed nursing professionalsUnderstands how to conduct comprehensive medication reviews and ensure patients and their caregiver, if any, receive written information regarding the patient's medication regimenLearns the processes of how to develop, implement and update individualized plans of care for patients in partnership with the patient, caregivers and physician, and identify patient-specific measurable outcomes and goals.Participates and successfully meets the requirements of critical thinking skills developmentLearns to provide services and treatments to patients that are ordered by the physician or allowed practitioner as indicated in the plan of careGains knowledge of how to effectively monitor and evaluate patient response to treatment, medication and healing, and communicate with the patient's physician or allowed practitioner regarding patient needs and changes in condition and obtain orders for changes to the plan of careUnderstands how a nurse provides patient and caregiver education on the patient's diagnosis, medications, infection control, and safety measures in accordance with the plan of care in the Home Health SettingLearns to prepare clinical notes by documenting observations, treatment provided and patient response to treatment, and submit documentation to the agency in a timely mannerParticipates in the agency's QAPI program by communicating problem areas identified and recommendations to address problem areas; data collection; attendance at periodic QAPI meetings; and participates in performance improvement projects as requestedAttends and participates in patient care conferences, staff meetings, in-services and other meetings as requestedMaintains universal precautions and infection control standards to prevent the transmission of infections and communicable diseases. Appropriately disinfects/sanitizes/transports equipment and supplies used for patient care; and uses proper medical waste disposal techniquesLearns how to participate in the on-call rotation to cover patient needs after hours, on weekends and holidaysMaintains confidentiality of patient related information and honors patient rightsQualifications:Recent graduate of an approved school of professional nursing-within the last six monthsSuccessfully passed NCLEX Exam within first ninety days of hire, at which time you will be considered for a position as a Full Time Licensed Practical NurseCurrent CPR certificationBasic clinical skillsProfessional appearance and demeanorGeneral knowledge of computers and the ability to learn industry specific software applicationsExcellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skillsExcellent organizational and time management skills with a keen attention to detailsAbility to work effectively in a team environmentAbility to develop critical thinking skills, research situations, solve complex problems and deal with a variety of issuesAbout our Line of Business: ResCare Community Living has four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability. Our community living services are provided in 27 states with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: Community Living, Adult Host Homes for adults regardless of disability, Behavioral/Mental Health Support, In-home Pharmacy Solutions, Telecare and Remote Support, Supported Employment and Training Programs, and Day programs. For more information, please visit . Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn. Additional Job Information:LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE, LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE Salary Range: USD $32.00 / Hour

Keywords: ResCare Community Living, San Luis Obispo , LPN/LPT/LVN INSTRUCTOR (FT), Education / Teaching , San Luis Obispo, California

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