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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Posted September 2, 2022

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel
Highland, CA
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Description

Under supervision and direction of the Director of Nursing Transitional Care (Registered Nurse (R.N.) or Nurse Practitioner), the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) provides back office support to Wellness Center physicians, performing nursing duties within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act for vocational nursing and may have responsibility for home care nursing, clinic nursing and the operations within the Tribal Wellness Center. The LVN may carry out duties in the care of patients within the home setting, Wellness Center or within the transitional care space. The LVN is not an independent practitioner and is mainly assigned to work in the Wellness Center.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Collect vitals, apply/change dressings, and care for wounds. Collect specimens for laboratory analysis. Assist physicians, R.N.’s in performing examinations, respiratory care and other treatments including minor surgical procedures and PAP smears.

2. Connect with hospitalized Tribal Citizens (in person or remotely) to assist in ensuring their movement into next level of care or re-entry to home with home health needs is done safely. Call or visit Tribal Citizens prior to discharge and at least once at home to ensure receipt and proper usage of all ordered medications.

3. Prevents readmissions through directly checking or connecting with those who are checking vitals and/or labs for Tribal Citizens with chronic conditions such as congestive heart failure, liver failure, kidney disease, and then reach out to the primary doctor who is caring for the Tribal Citizens to coordinate plan of care.

4. Provide nursing care to patients within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act for vocational nursing; prepare patients for physicians or registered nurses. Care for patients during treatment; administer medications using subcutaneous, intramuscularly, intradermal, subdermal, and/or oral methods.

5. Assist physicians and R.N. in the administration of special treatments, examinations, and intravenous therapy. Accurately chart treatments and medications and maintain pertinent medical records.

6. Assist physicians and R.N.’s in the implementation of patient care plans; participate in patient education, rehabilitation programs and document data appropriately. Participate in quality improvement activities related to patient care.

7. Observe patients' condition and behavior and report significant changes to the supervisor. May participate in physical, occupational, and group therapy programs.

8. Counsel, advise and educate patients regarding proper healthcare practices that will improve overall health. Set clinic or medical appointments and procedures; refer patients for specialty care to outside agencies utilizing knowledge of payor source to ensure appropriate referrals to outside agencies and programs.

9. Conduct educational training or intervention activities for patients, family, and staff regarding recurrent health problems and health practices related to maintenance of wellness and prevention of diseases.

10. Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department.

Requirements

Education/Experience/Qualifications

  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience as an LVN in an accredited Ambulatory care setting or home health agency required.
  • Minimum of one (1) or more years of experience within a home health and/or Hospice company is required.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a lead nursing capacity for an outpatient clinical area required.
  • Case Management Experience is preferred.
  • Transitional Care experience is highly preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum educational/experience requirements indicated above.
  • Must possess knowledge of modern principles, techniques, and procedures of vocational nursing inclusive of vocational nursing processes and its application in patient care; licensure, accreditation, and regulatory requirements; principles and techniques of effective supervision and administration; principles of quality assurance and research; problem solving techniques, team building principles, and infection control.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze needs of nursing services and medical plan of care, equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement in plan of care consistent with contemporary patient care trends.
  • Ability to establish and maintain systems of records and report.

Certificates/Licenses/Registrations

  • Current Vocational Nurses License issued by the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners required.
  • Current Basic Life Support and Current IV Certification.
  • At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission, you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.
  • As a condition of employment with the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Education Department, incumbents are required to undergo and successfully pass pre-employment and annual post-employment background investigation including, but not limited to, Live-Scan fingerprinting, drug screening and criminal history background check.
  • A qualified candidate/employee must have a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record as determined by the companys insurance carrier.

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with applicable law. As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire, San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of its employees. Join our team today!

Additional Information

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.

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Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel

777 San Manuel Boulevard
Highland, CA 92346

Telephone 1-800-359-2464
Reservations (909) 864-8933

429 Room Casino

www.sanmanuel.com

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About the company

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel was formerly named the San Manuel Casino.

We are located just 60 minutes from downtown Los Angeles in the city of Highland, CA, Our gaming resort is owned and operated by the San Manuel Entertainment Authority.Phase 1 of our expansion opened July 24 with an expanded casino space offering more than 6,500 slots, five high-limit gaming rooms, live entertainment, a full array of dining options which include The Pines Modern Steakhouse, the Hong Bao Kitchen, Just Barbeque, the Serrano Vista Cafe, Rock & Brews, the Chingon Kitchen, Quick Bikes, the Big Mo’ Cafe, the TuTu’s Food Court and six cocktail lounges and bars.

Our luxury resort features a 17-floor hotel tower with 432 guest rooms and suites, an elevated pool deck experience, a lavish full-service spa and salon, expanded dining options, convenient 24-hour in-room dining. Our gaming resort offers sweeping views of the San Bernardino Mountains.

Indian gaming in California is an exciting, thriving industry. Whether working on the casino floor or providing support to gaming operations as a “behind the scenes” employee, you can contribute to a dynamic and challenging business and have opportunities to learn and grow with the gaming industry. 

At San Manuel, our team members define us. Working at San Manuel is more than just a job. It is a career that will help you grow into the successful professional you want to be. 

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After 35 years, Yaamava Resort & Casino at San Manuel employees still love their jobs!

We value our employees and offer a comprehensive Benefits Program:
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