LVN- Senior Services

US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID
2017-5207
Category
Nursing

Overview

This position conducts the initial home visit to develop CSS assignment plan, review CSS assignment plan annually, semi-annually, and unscheduled assessments as necessary. In addition, the CSS LVN will maintain accurate documentation, and respond to all medical emergencies when at center as well as the participant’s home as indicated. 

Responsibilities

  1. Conduct initial assessments and develop CSS assignment plan within two weeks from participant enrollment.
  2. Assist the RN with any home visit to assess the environment or routine home visits to establish or re-evaluate CSS hours.
  3. Assist RN in coordinating monthly schedules.
  4. Reinforce CSS assignment plan with patient, family and caregiver.
  5. Perform home visit’s and phone calls per MD orders or Inter Disciplinary Team (IDT), for appropriate follow-up.
  6. Assist CSS clerk/IDT to solve caregiver/participant problems.
  7. Perform competency assessments of caregivers in the home in collaboration with RN Case Managers.
  8. Ensure JCAHO Standards are appropriately maintained.
  9. Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. Graduation from an accredited LVN school coupled with a current LVN license issued by the State of California Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians required.
  2. Current CPR/First Aid training also required.
  3. Experience and knowledge regarding the physical, mental and social needs of the patients highly desirable.

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