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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Continuous Care

VITAS Type Full time Posted 7/2/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/20/2014
CA - California (All) - Torrance Referral - n/a -    

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Continuous Care

Job ID: 2013-27813
Location: Coastal Cities
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 1
Category: Nursing

More information about this job:

Overview:

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 requiring a flexible schedule and the ability to work various days throughout the week and on weekends either 4pm-12am or 12am-8am as needed.  This position reports out of the main office located in Torrance, CA--providing patient care in Southern LA County.

Qualifications:

 

  • Qualified candidates must be currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Must possess at least one (1) year, preferably two (2) years of satisfactory nursing experience working as an LVN. 
  • At least one (1) year of which LPN/LVN has worked in a hospital on an adult medical-surgical or similar unit is strongly preferred.
Education:
  • Completion of course of study as required acquiring state licensure.
  • Graduate of an approved school of Practical/Vocational nursing.
Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V