Home Care LVN

Home Care San Leandro, California
Salary: USD 28.14 - 42.19 Hourly


The Position:  Under the supervision of home care RN, the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) provides nursing services to participants in the home setting. The home care LVN follows the plan of care developed in the IDT and provides care within the LVN scope of practice as ordered by the participant’s provider; communicates effectively in the medical record and with all members of the home care team and other program staff to ensure that the participants are receiving care that is appropriate.

Pay rate range for the HomeCare LVN at CEI is $28.14  - $ 42.19 per hr.   Pay rate range based on market for the HomeCare LVN position as well as experience, skills, abilities and work history.
**$2,000.00 Sign-on Bonus Offered!** 

Perform physical evaluation, including vital signs and blood glucose monitoring
Chart observations of participant’s condition during every visit and in patient health record within required timeframes. Report changes in condition to RN supervisor
Complete medication reconciliation
Promptly notify providers of changes in participant’s condition including any wounds, physical or behavioral changes
Administer medication, screening tests, and immunizations as prescribed
Perform basic wound care as prescribed
Coordinate and communicate as needed with RN, occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians, social workers, dieticians and others on the participant’s care team
Report to RN supervisor when objective findings indicate that DME, home care assistance, nutritional services would improve participants quality of life and ability to live in the community
Listen to the participant and communicate participant’s questions, concerns and requests to the RN supervisor promptly
Educate participants and their families on home care strategies and procedures
Participate in department and agency meetings as assigned
Complete all required paperwork as assigned within agency time frames
Participate in all agencies’ quality assurance performance improvement program (QAPI) as assigned
Maintain participant confidentiality per HIPPA/agency guidelines
Follow all CEI Policies and Procedures
Comply with all agency training requirements
Maintain safe working environment by following CEI’s safety P&P’s
Maintain a courteous, helpful and professional attitude on the job; display a willingness and ability to be responsive to all customer groups
Perform other duties as assigned in a positive and helpful manner

Must be available weekends and evenings to work on call
Certification in Blood Withdrawal and Intravenous Insertion by a CA Board of Vocational Nursing Accredited agency or school Required.
Graduate of a school of professional nursing
Have a current California Vocational Nurse License
A minimum of one (1) year acute experience, and experience working with the frail or elderly population
A minimum of 1 year of work experience as a home care LVN. Two or more years of relevant work experience may be substituted for this requirement
A valid California Driver’s license and access to a vehicle
Exercises initiative and flexibility
Maintains eligibility for licensure by obtaining required continuing education units
Well organized
Ability to effectively problem-solve complex issues
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work as a team player in a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary setting
Interest, enthusiasm and experience working with frail, cognitively impaired older adults
Ability to conscientiously follow directions with limited supervision
Strong interpersonal skills and service orientation
Ability to maintain accurate records
Current CPR certification and First Aid training
The above job description is intended to communicate the general function of the mentioned position and by no means shall be considered an exhaustive or complete outline of the specific tasks and functions that will be required.  CEI reserves the right to change job descriptions, site assignments, and or work hours as required by the needs of the program.  All employees are expected to perform their duties within their ability as required by the job and/or as requested by management. 

Center for Elders’ Independence is a PACE (Program of All- Inclusive Care for the Elderly) organization that uses an interdisciplinary team approach to care planning and care implementation for the purpose of providing high quality, affordable, integrated health care services to the elderly, including an Adult Day Health Center, and promoting autonomy, quality of life and the ability of individuals to live in their communities. Unlike other healthcare plans, CEI is not a "fee-for-service" plan. It is a “capitation” healthcare plan. CEI is paid a set amount for each person enrolled in our program, whether or not that individual seeks care. We are a growing company that offers stability and continues to thrive.