Hospice Field Nurse (LVN)

Full-time
San Gabriel, CA
Posted 9 months ago

We are currently seeking an energetic Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) who will be responsible for direct patient care.

Job description:

  • Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act, including specialized duties related to end-of-life care.
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care.
  • Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care.
  • Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to the interdisciplinary group. This includes active participation in the biweekly interdisciplinary team meeting.
  • Demonstrates competency in nursing and assessment skills; able to accurately identify and communicate any changes of condition that warrant adjustments in the plan of care.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Registered Nurse/Case Managers.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse shall have a current LVN license in the state of California.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Understands and embraces philosophy of hospice and end-of-life. Also understands the needs of the terminally ill.
  • Have a flexible schedule and be available to work on evenings/weekends, if necessary.
  • Good prioritization and communication skills.

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