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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Continuous Care

VITAS Type Full time Posted 12/7/2013
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/19/2014
TX - Texas (All) - San Antonio Referral - n/a -    

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Continuous Care

Job ID: 2013-24712
Location: San Antonio
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 1
Category: Nursing

The Licensed Practical Nurse administers nursing care according to the plan of care to terminally ill patients admitted to the VITAS  program, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state where the VITAS program is located.

  • Provides direct skilled bedside nursing care.
  • Evaluates patient /family needs in the preparation and executions of the interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient on the team and the effectiveness of treatments and monitors patients reactions.
  • Performs selected acts in care of the terminally ill under the direct supervision of a registered nurse; such acts include the administration of treatments and medications.
  • Participates in Nurse LPN on- call rotation/schedule in order to meet the needs of patients and families.

 

 

This is a full-time LVN/LPN position reporting out of the main office located in San Antonio, TX.  This position is part of the Intensive Comfort Care team--providing patient care on thirteen (13) hour shifts from 7pm-8am, nights.

Qualifications:
  • Must have at least two (2) years working experience as an LVN/LPN. 
  • One (1) year experience in a hospital on which is an LPN/LVN in a hospital on an adult medical surgical unit is preferred.
  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse where the VITAS program is located.
  • Must have a flexible schedule with the ability to work on various days throughout the week and rotate weekends at thirteen (13) hour shifts--nights.
Education:
  • Completion of course of study as required acquiring LVN state licensure.
  • Graduate of an approved school of Practical/Vocational nursing required.
Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V