Solution based therapeutics Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - Skilled Nursing Facility, Gardena, CA Los Angeles, CA · Full time

LVN's for Skilled Nursing Facility, Gardena, CA


**Job Summary:**

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) at our Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) plays a crucial role in providing high-quality, compassionate nursing care to residents. The LVN will work under the direction of registered nurses and medical staff to ensure the well-being and comfort of residents within the SNF.


1. **Patient Care:**

- Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.

- Monitor and assess residents' health conditions, reporting any changes to the registered nurse or healthcare team.

- Assist in the development and implementation of resident care plans.

- Provide basic bedside care, including but not limited to wound care, catheter care, and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs).

2. **Documentation:**

- Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records for residents.

- Document nursing interventions, resident responses, and any changes in condition.

- Communicate effectively with the healthcare team through written and verbal reports.

3. **Collaboration:**

- Collaborate with registered nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care for residents.

- Assist in the coordination of interdisciplinary care conferences to discuss residents' progress and care plans.

4. **Education and Support:**

- Provide education and support to residents and their families regarding their health conditions and care plans.

- Foster a positive and supportive environment for residents, promoting their independence and dignity.

5. **Compliance:**

- Adhere to all nursing and healthcare standards, policies, and procedures.

- Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations governing nursing practices in SNFs.

6. **Emergency Response:**

- Respond promptly to emergency situations, demonstrating proficiency in CPR and other life-saving techniques.

- Collaborate with the healthcare team in developing and implementing emergency response protocols.


1. **Education:**

- Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a valid LVN license.

2. **Experience:**

- Previous experience in a skilled nursing facility or a similar healthcare setting is preferred.

3. **Skills:**

- Strong clinical and critical thinking skills.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

- Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

- Proficiency in basic nursing procedures and medication administration.

4. **Certifications:**

- Current CPR certification.

5. **Licensing:**

- Valid LVN license in the state of practice.

6. **Physical Requirements:**

- Ability to lift and move residents as needed.

- Stamina to stand and walk for extended periods.

**Working Conditions:**

The LVN will work in a dynamic healthcare environment within the SNF, collaborating with a diverse healthcare team to provide comprehensive care for residents.

This job description is a general outline of the duties and responsibilities of the LVN in a Skilled Nursing Facility and is subject to change based on the needs of the facility and residents.


$38 - $40 per hour