Description Licensed Vocational Nurse Primary Location: United States-CA-CALivermore Function:Clinical Organization:Redwood
Description Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people work here. Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve. The heart of what we do is support people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities of all ages.
As a Licensed Vocational Nurse with California MENTOR, you'll be one of those extraordinary people. This position supports individuals we serve in residential settings. We seek a passionate individual who can provide clinical care to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In this role you will utilize your license to carry out each individual's health care plan while providing direct care with the support of a Registered Nurse and Program Director.
Do you have nursing experience and are looking for a meaningful change in your work life? Leverage your education and skill set with California MENTOR to make an impact in people's lives. Join our dedicated, dynamic and fast growing team today!
Provides technical assistance and training to staff to ensure the effective implementation of medically related services
Administers medications and provides documentation according to established guidelines
Provides input regarding health care services to be included in each individual's service plan
Monitors and ensures physicians orders are performed as prescribed
Accompanies individuals to routine and emergency medical visits
Responsible for following nursing care plans according to program requirements
Provide duties as a Direct Support Professional as needed
If you have nursing experience and a passion for those we serve... we want to hear from you!
What we offer you:
A rewarding work environment
Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
Family-oriented environment, casual dress
Employee discounts; fun employee events
Dynamic work environment, no day is ever the same as the next
On-the-job training including career development, advancement and paid CEU opportunities
Access to jobs throughout the nation-wide Network
Bring the right attitude; we'll train you for success!
We have a great work environment and you'll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. California MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services. With ~30,000 employees serving ~26,000 consumers in 35 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!
Qualifications: What we require of you:
Current LVN/LPN certification in good standing with the state of California
One year of experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities preferred
Ability to carry out medical services to meet the on-going needs of individuals served
Good knowledge of practical nursing theory
Ability to communicate effectively with individual's families, health care team and leadership
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance
Must be 18 years of age
Must pass background investigation that includes FBI/DOJ fingerprint check
The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers in more than 30 states offering an array of quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges, as well as ...their families; and to elders in need of support. Founded in 1980, The Network has made a positive impact in the lives of thousands of children and adults across the country. We create innovative programs and implement systems—from our national continuous quality improvement program to our outcomes measurement tools—that enable us to deliver quality services and supports to the people we serve.