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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Continuous Care

VITAS Type Full time Posted 1/13/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/16/2014
CA - California (All) - San Francisco Referral - n/a -    

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Continuous Care

Job ID: 2013-24715
Location: San Francisco Bay
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 position.  If interested in full-time opportunities, please submit your profile and resume below for review.  If interested in part-time or per-diem positions, please see our other openings.

  • Must have at least one (1) year working experience as an LVN.
  • Preferably two (2) years of satisfactory nursing experience with at least one (1) year in a hospital on an adult medical surgical unit.
  • The per-diem LVN will provide patient care on the Intensive Comfort Care team throughout the following counties:  San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Southern Alameda Counties.  Qualified candidates will reside in one of these counties in order to respond to patient/family needs in a timely manner.
  • The ideal candidate will have a flexible schedule with the ability to work on various days throughout the week and on weekends as needed.  Shifts include 4pm-12am and 12am-8am.
  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse where the VITAS program is located.
  • Completion of course of study as required acquiring LVN licensure in the State of California.
  • Graduate of an approved school of Practical/Vocational nursing required.
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