POSITION SUMMARY:
Assesses, plans and implements the nursing care of residents within the skilled nursing setting.
Responsible for ensuring continuity of care of the residents between shifts by providing direct care as
well as supervising the care given by CNAs and supportive staff members. Maintains role as resident
advocate with a focus on the facility’s mission.

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Must pass state required physical, and TB test.
 Must be fingerprinted and free of convictions.
 Must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing and successfully passed the
California State Board of Licensed Vocational Nursing Exams.
 Must have active California Licensed Vocational Nursing License.
 Must have current CPR certificate.
 Must be able to communicate effectively in English, verbally and in writing, receive written and
oral instructions and possess good interaction skills.
 Must adhere to department dress code.
 Must be able to safely perform essential job functions with or without reasonable.

TASKS:

1. Admit, transfer and discharge residents
a. Interacts with resident’s physician, in-house (within the facility) and outside professionals,
family members and significant others in order to acquire or convey pertinent resident
information (including medical, nursing, psycho-social, emotional and spiritual) in order to
develop an individualized plan of care for each resident. This is to assure both quality and
continuity of care.
b. Receives, documents and implements physicians’ orders.
2. Coordinates individualized care for each resident
a. Obtains physicians orders, documents appropriately on physician order sheet and
implements orders in a timely manner for each resident within his/her assignment.
b. Observes and records special nursing needs on Resident Care Plan and in resident’s
individual medical record.
c. Includes resident’s family in the care planning process.
d. Conveys needs and care plan to CNA staff assigned to nurse’s team.
e. Initiates caregiving interventions and evaluates outcomes of plan of care, reporting success
and/or need for change to attending physician (as appropriate), Director of Nursing and/or
Job Description

Job Type: Full-time, NOC shift and weekend availability

Salary: Starts at $32.00 per hour

Sign-on bonus $5,000

$1,000 at 90 days, $2,000 at 180 days, $2,000 at 1 year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Nursing home

Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus

Supplemental schedule:

  • Extended hours
  • On call
  • Overtime

Weekly schedule:

  • Weekends as needed

License/Certification:

  • LVN (Required)
  • LPN (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Job Category: Nursing
Job Type: NOC
Job Location: Solvang

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