Vivo HealthStaff is looking for a Licensed Vocational Nurse for home care in areas surrounding San Francisco. Applicants with other language skills (Spanish, Tagalog, Cantonese, Mandarin) are encouraged to apply.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of the Home Care Manager, the Licensed Vocational Nurse provides direct nursing services to participants.
Duties / Responsibilities
-Clinical Practice - Provides skilled nursing care to all participants including but not limited to administration and monitoring medications, checking vital signs and monitoring participant’s changes.
-Supervision and Training - Supervises, trains and monitors geriatric aides. Teaches participants and family members regarding participant needs at home.
-Interdisciplinary Teamwork and Communication - Communicates effectively with all team members, participants and families. Participates in interdisciplinary team planning and problem-solving.
-Other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (knowledge, Skills, Abilities)
-Graduate of an accredited LVN program.
-Possess a current California LVN license.
-Interest, demonstrated ability and one-year experience working with the elderly or frail population required.
-Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
-Bilingual ability may be required for specific assignments.