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Company: Hillsides
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.The essential functions include:Supervise healthcare and protect clients while in their careRepresent the nursing office at assigned weekly team meetingsTranscribe orders, receive verbal orders as needed and send order to pharmacy per department protocolsAdminister medications as directed according to agency policyAdminister first aid as neededReview lab results with Nursing Supervisor and PsychiatristReview/prepare and distribute special menus in collaboration with Nursing SupervisorVisit and evaluate asthmatic clients on a monthly basis, or more frequently if necessary, and maintain spirometer readingsSchedule individual and group asthma teaching sessionsParticipate in programs designed to help clients acquire socially acceptable habits of behaviorParticipate in programs designed to help clients accept their medical conditions and handle them appropriatelyUse appropriate authority to set limits for behavior while clients are in the nurses officeMaintain complete, accurate records of all medications administered outlined in agency policyLearn and become familiar with Hillsides pharmacy recordkeeping and legalities involvedProvide office coverage in the absence of the Nursing SupervisorPrepare memos and letters as neededMaintain client charts as needed filing pertinent doctor appointments and psychiatric notesTransport clients to doctor appointments as required, or for other medical needs and prepare related paperwork in conjunction with Nursing SupervisorWeigh and measure clients and maintain monthly recordsOther duties as requiredSKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Communication Skills and Abilities:Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, office personnel, other employees and the general publicAbility to read, analyze and interpret manuals and office documentsMental/Interpersonal Skills and Abilities:Ability to define problems, gather, transcribe and post data, analyze, synthesize and classify information, and draw valid conclusionsAbility to work independently and with others including other employees, clients and members of the public -- in face-to-face and telephonic contextsAbility to multi-task, establish priorities and manage time, meet deadlines and perform duties under time constraintsAbility to be flexible and adapt to changing work demandsMaintain high level of concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of timeAbility to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaintsMaintain a high level of ethical and professional standards in accordance with agency and community policyPhysical Skills and Abilities:Ability to talk or hear in order to give and receive information and instructionsAbility to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controlsAbility to reach with hands and armsAbility to use computer keyboard up to 25% of the dayVisual acuity, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision for work on a laptop or other computer equipmentLift and/or move up to 25 pounds Equipment and Computer Software Skills and Abilities:Computer literate (basic working knowledge of Microsoft WORD, Excel, and Outlook) and data/electronic records program currently in useAble to use telephone, office copier, calculator, fax machine, computer printer and scanner, or other equipment as requiredADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:NoneWORK ENVIRONMENT:Regularly work indoors and outdoors in a variety of environmentsHigh level of exposure to blood borne pathogens

Keywords: Hillsides, Pasadena , LVN, Healthcare , Pasadena, California

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