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Licensed Vocational Nurse - Center

San Jose, CA 95101

On Lok Inc

Posted 1 weeks ago
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Job Description

We are a non-profit committed to our participants. On Lok Lifeways PACE long term senior care is provided by On Lok Senior Health Services, a 501(c)(3) non-profit On Lok, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization founded in the early 1970s by a group of citizens concerned about the plight of elders and the lack of long term options in the community. On Lok, Inc. serves as the administrative arm of a group of five affiliated non-profit organizations. Its functions include research and development, human resources, fundraising and management information systems. We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the administrative supervision of the Program/Center Manager, the clinical direction of a Center RN, and the clinical supervision of the associate nurse manager, the Licensed Vocational Nurse provides direct nursing services to On Lok participants.

  • 1. Processes, communicates and implements all medication orders.
  • 2. Administers and distributes all medications as prescribed by On Lok medical staff.
  • 3. Provides nursing care and treatments for participants at the Day Health Center.
  • 4. Maintain clinic supplies
  • 5. Participates actively in the interdisciplinary team by offering clinical expertise in team planning, problem solving, and processes.
  • 6. Teaches, supervises, and counsels the participant, geriatric aides, and family members regarding nursing care needs and other related problems of the participant.
  • 7. Other related duties as assigned.
  • QUALIFICATIONS (knowledge, skills, abilities):
  • 1. Graduate of an accredited LVN program.
  • 2. Possess a current California LVN license.
  • 3. Interest, demonstrated ability and one-year experience working with the elderly or frail population required.
  • 4. Ability to work independently and as part of multidisciplinary team.
  • 5. Bilingual ability may be required for specific assignments.
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed. They are not considered as an exhaustive list of all job tasks performed. On Lok reserves the right to change job descriptions, work hours or work sites as required by the program.

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