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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Therapeutic Living Centers for the Blind Reseda, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $21 to $27 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental

Therapeutic Living Centers for the Blind is committed to providing the best care for the lifetime needs of individuals with multiple disabilities and blindness. TLC believes in the value of each individual and promotes the philosophy that each participant can be assisted to achieve his or her full potential.

TLC offers great benefits: medical, dental, vision and employer paid life insurance.

The LVN will work with our adult clientele group who are developmentally disabled and blind.

Responsibilities and Job Overview:

  • Coordinate medical care for consumers.
  • Provide hands-on care for illnesses, injuries, and emergencies involving consumers.
  • Act as a liaison between consumer’s regular physicians and hospital personnel.
  • Oversee consumer medical care in accordance with Title 22.
  • Collaborate with the RN to modify nursing plans as needed to accommodate the client’s daily needs.
  • Assist with the implementation of care plans and doctor’s orders for consumers.
  • Maintain medication, treatment, and other required record keeping medical forms for each consumer.
  • Pass medication for clients’ in any and all programs, as necessary.
  • Coordinate doctor’s rounds for assigned houses.
  • Proficient in computer operations to include the following software: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
  • Provide training for direct care staff on specialized procedures.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with people of diverse cultures, education, social, and economic backgrounds.
  • Assist with the implementation of care plans and doctor’s orders for consumers.
  • Maintain medication, treatment, and other required record keeping medical forms for each consumer.
  • Arrange scheduling for labs and follow-up on abnormalities and findings as required.
  • Document and update regularly changes in the clients’ medical condition in the clients’ chart using the proper documentation forms. (Progress Notes, etc.)
  • Ability to set priorities and organize work responsibilities to ensure completion of assigned tasks within preset time frames.
  • Previous work for a non-profit or Intermediate Care Facility, preferred.
  • Communicate on an ongoing basis with the RN, Nursing Supervisor, QMRP, and the Medical Director of issues with consumer’s health.
  • Coordinate with the CNA to schedule routine client medical appointments.
  • Communicate with client’s parents, guardians, and/or conservators providing updates, statuses, and reassurance on any changes in client care.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a current LVN license issued by the State of California..
  • Proficient in computer operations to include the following software: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access).
  • Ability to give direction to staff, in a polite and professional manner.
  • Ability to work in a team centered environment and work independently.
  • Maintain a valid CA driver’s license with a driving record that is acceptable for TLC’s insurance carrier.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull, or move a minimum of 50 pounds.

Therapeutic Living Centers for the Blind

Why Work Here?

At TLC your work makes a positive difference in the lives of people.

Therapeutic Living Centers for the Blind provides for the lifetime needs of individuals with multiple-disabilities and blindness. TLC believes in the value of each individual and promotes the philosophy that each participant can be assisted to achieve his or her full potential.

Address

7915 Lindley Ave, Reseda CA 91335
Reseda, CA
USA

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