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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Continuous Care

VITAS Type Full time Posted 4/30/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/26/2014
CA - California (All) - Sacramento Referral - n/a -    

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Continuous Care

Job ID: 2013-27953
Location: Sacramento Valley
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 per-diem LVN position providing patient care on our Intensive Comfort Care department.  This position provides patient care throughout Sacramento Valley and reports out of the main office located in Sacramento, CA.

Qualifications:
  • Must have at least one (1) year working experience as an LVN/LPN.
  • Prefer two (2) years satisfactory nursing experience with at least one (1) year in a hospital where the LPN/LVN has worked on an adult medical surgical unit.
  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse where the VITAS program is located.
  • The per-diem LVN will have a flexible schedule to work various days and shifts throughout the week and on weekends as needed.
Education:
  • Completion of course of study as required to aquire LVN state licensure.
  • Graduate of an approved school of Practical/Vocational nursing required.
Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V