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LVN - Home Care

Company: St. Paul's Senior Services
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Job Description:

St. Pauls Senior Services is excited to announce an amazing opportunity to be part of San Diegos St. Paul's PACE program (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly).This innovative program is for individuals 55 years or older, who are living with chronic illness, or disabilities and need coordinated medical care to continue living as independently as possible in their home and community. The healthcare teams at St. Pauls PACE provide a hands-on approach coordinating medical, social, and home care services so individuals no longer need to manage their medical care alone. This is a part time position Job Summary: Under the direction of the In- Home Services Supervisor, provides in-home care to the participants of St. Pauls PACE, performs safety evaluations of participants in their home environment and coordinates plan of care in conjunction with IDT. Provides input for plan of care and evaluates participant compliance. Provides skilled safety and home evaluations, and health education for participants in their homes, according to physicians order. Maintains the participants medical record with thorough documentation. Communicates participants changes and progress to appropriate staff. Qualifications and Requirements: Education- Graduate of a school of Licensed Vocational nursing. Current California Licensed Vocational Nurse license, CPR and first aid certification required.Shall be at least 18 years of age. Experience A minimum of one years experience in working with the frail or elderly population required. Shall have either training or related experience in the job assigned Bilingual preferred (Spanish) Physical Demands Shall be in good mental and physical health, and capable of performing assigned tasks. Requires a full range of motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.Requires standing, walking, pushing, bending, kneeling and reaching at arms length and overheadin community settings for prolonged periods of time.Must be able to transfer participants needing maximum assist of one.Requires the ability to lift/carry up to 50 pounds and push or pull objects exceeding 150 pound, using appropriate body mechanics. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO CLEAR FINGERPRINTS THROUGH DOJ AND FBI IN ADDITION TO A DRUG SCREEN CLEARANCE. To learn more about St. Pauls Senior Services, please visitwww.stpaulspace.org. St. Pauls Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: St. Paul's Senior Services, Encinitas , LVN - Home Care, Healthcare , Encinitas, California

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