Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
11/10/2018
Job Category:
Nursing
Licensed Vocational Nurse Full Time Night Shift
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The Mentor Network | Pleasanton, CA
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Description

Licensed Vocational Nurse Full Time Night Shift

Primary Location: CA-CAPleasanton-446 Sycamore Rd

Function:Clinical

CareMeridian

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Bring your Nursing experience to our growing,mission-driven organization!

Come join our amazing team of Licensed Vocational Nurses supporting individuals with brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses. Make a difference every day as a patient advocate providing prescribed medical treatment and personal services under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or physician.

This is a fantastic role to continue your nursing career path within Specialty Rehabilitation and Human Services, and work within a setting that offers variety and rewarding challenges with high staff-to-patient ratios.

Description

Bring your Nursing experience to our growing,mission-driven organization!

As a LVN with CareMeridian, you will have high-impact, providing nursing services, training and supports to address the medical and psychiatric needs of individuals with Acquired Brain Injury and other catastrophic injuries.

Provide clinical care to address the medical needs of the individuals we serve

Responsibilities:

Monitor the health conditions of individuals served, ensure quality services provided

* Provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services
* Administer medications and provide documentation according to established guidelines
* Conduct assessments, implement health care plans and respond to changes of condition
* Ensure physicians' orders are documented and carried out as prescribed
* Serve as liaison and advocate with other medical and professional service providers
* Provide input regarding health care services to be included in each Individual Service Plan (ISP)
* Accompany individuals to medical visits in medical emergencies
* Actively attend and participate in team meetings as required
* Maintain confidentiality and treat others with dignity and respect in all you do

Qualifications:

What we ask of you:

* Two year college degree in nursing or related field
* One year of experience working a nursing capacity, ideally with medically complex patients
* Current LPN/LVN licensure for state of residence
* Current Basic Life Support (BLS), CPR, First Aid certifications; HIV/AIDS, BBP and ACT training
* Ability to effectively communicate with staff, residents, and families

What we offer you:

* Flexible work schedules
* Competitive pay rates; paid time off, Holiday Pay, and benefits for 30+ hour work week
* Career development and advancement opportunities
* Paid classroom and on-the-job training
* A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next

We have a great work environment and you'll be surrounded by a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues.

CareMeridian is a partner of The MENTOR Network. Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human service providers offering quality, community-based services. With approximately 30,000 employees serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you'll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!

EOE/AAE

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is one of shared values and resources. Florida MENTOR is part of this organization, offering those who work with us and those we serve, the benefits of a strong national structure. Tying The Network together is a well-defined set of policies, procedures and quality standards that create a level of support and consistency unavailable elsewhere. Our strategy of marrying our mission and values with business discipline and capital creation is unique. The resources of The MENTOR Network enable the organization to invest in systems that make excellence possible - and we apply those systems in a way that directly benefits people with a range of needs, with impressive results. From accounting and financial reporting capabilities to cutting-edge clinical systems, The Network offers human services professionals the expertise they need to keep their focus on delivering the highest quality care. And with financial stability and access to capital, we are able to offer new services to a greater number of people - often in places no one else is able to go. The Network's depth and breadth also creates advantages for our workforce, including comprehensive benefits and a career ladder rare in human services. There is no stopping a passionate direct support employee from developing the skills he or she needs to move up the ranks of program management and beyond - and they can travel around the country doing it. Since its founding in 1980, The MENTOR Network has never wavered from its goals of "Building Relationships.