Do you Love Serving residents and having relationships with their families?
Do you take pride in knowing you are providing top quality care to your patients?
Do you want to work at an organization that values treating all people with dignity and respect?
Valle Vista in Escondido, CA is looking for an experienced Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) to be part of their team. If you answered “yes” to the questions above, we want to meet with you today! We are Families serving Families and our nurses are a valued piece of that vision.
When you enter Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital you enter a community of compassion. We have been serving the North San Diego County since 1960 and have won over 15 awards for patient care and operational excellence in the past 5 years.
Our facility is a charming 59-bed homelike nursing home, nestled on the hillside in a quiet residential neighborhood overlooking the Escondido Valley and Palomar Mountains. We offer 24-hour skilled nursing services and as part of the Covenant Care family, our staff is committed to providing high quality nursing care and ancillary services in a safe, clean, and comfortable environment. This, coupled with our Physical Rehabilitation Department, make Valle Vista an ideal place for either short-term or long-term care. In addition, we are a top performer in medical care quality measures.
What We're Looking For:
We are a member of Covenant Care, and our “family” includes over 8,500 professionals in 7 states running 53 skilled nursing facilities, 4 residential care facilities, a therapy services company, and a home health company. Managing risk has been critical to our success in the dynamic long-term care industry. We have a strong commitment to providing our residents with excellent care and service in a pleasant, comfortable setting.
POSITION SUMMARY: The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct nursing care of assigned residents under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. The LVN contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through techniques that support and achieve positive outcomes in patient care.
KEY JOB FUNCTION:
Provides accurate assessment, over-sight, and monitoring of Patients for quality medical management and early detection of changes in condition.
Responds promptly to evaluate and remedy Patient concerns and complaints; manages and documents accordingly.
Utilizes professional standards in performing basic assessment and clinical monitoring in accordance with scope of licensure.
Recognizes AND appropriately responds to emergent and significant change in condition; completes documentation as required.
- Effectively communicates accurate assessment detail, medical history, advanced directives, and availability of onsite services to physicians.
- Encourages Patients to participate in prescribed therapies, dietary regimen, and activity programs, as appropriate.