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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Clinical Instructor

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Clinical Instructor

Job ID 
2018-1414
Job Locations 
US-CA-Chatsworth
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Shift 
Not applicable
Min 

More information about this job

Overview

With 40 programs and service sites spanning several counties, United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is the largest nonprofit provider of direct care services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Southern California.

The LVN Clinical Instructor will collaborate with the Registered Nurse (RN) and Administrator to provide training to Direct Support Professional (DSP) in an ICF/DD-N setting, to ensure optimum health care is provided to residents per Title 22 requirements, CDPH requirements, and UCPLA Policies and Procedures. This includes ongoing supervision, monitoring, training and evaluation of DSP in areas of Health Care Skills, Developmental Disabilities, and recording/documentation. Shift work as a staff LVN may be required at times. Works under the supervision of a RN and Administrator.

Responsibilities

  • Train, supervise, monitor and evaluate Direct Support Professional (DSP) in the clinical care of residents
  • Provide direction, assistance, support and guidance as needed to provide optimum health care
  • Conduct walking rounds throughout a 5 acre program site to work with DSP  
  • Provide ongoing instruction and monitoring of DSPs’ documentation and equipment use
  • Review residents’ Health Care Plans, reports, and record-keeping, and communicate with other departments to ensure proper clinical care is being provided
  • Meet with RN and Administrator on a regular basis to provide updates on DSP skills and to identify areas where additional training is needed
  • Provide health related in-service trainings as requested by Administrator or RN
  • Consult with RN on a daily basis regarding resident updates
  • Communicate all client and/or other safety concerns and changes in client condition immediately to RN and Administrator
  • Perform Shift Nursing per UCPLA’s Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Attend mandatory monthly staff meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned to meet department and/or business needs

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Board of Vocational Nursing approved school
  • Current California LNV license is required and must be maintained
  • Previous experience in treatment of individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred
  • Schedule flexibility is required; must be available to work some weekends and holidays

 

We offer competitive starting salaries and benefits to full-time staff: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Life Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Paid Holidays, Vacation Benefits, Paid Sick Leave, Referral Bonus Plan, and Retirement Plan.

UCPLA is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. UCPLA also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in the City of L.A. pursuant to the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.