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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Continuous Care

VITAS Type Full time Posted 7/26/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 10/22/2014
CA - California (All) - Lathrop Referral - n/a -    

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Continuous Care

Job ID: 2014-33990
Location: Lathrop, CA
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 of California.

 

  • 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 LVN/LPN on- call rotation/schedule in order to meet the needs of patients and families.

 

This is a full-time Continuous Care LVN position providing patient care mainly in in San Joaquin and Eastern Contra Costa Counties and sometimes in Central Contra Costa County as needed.  This position reports out of the main office located in Walnut Creek, CA.

 

The full-time days/hours are every Saturday and Sunday from 8a-4p with two (2) days off during the week.  Days off during the week will vary and are flexible.

Qualifications:
  • Must possess at least one (1) year working experience as an LVN.
  • Prefer two (2) years satisfactory LVN working experience with at least one (1) year working on an adult medical surgical unit in the hospital required.
  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of California required.
  • This is a full-time position requiring the LVN to work every Saturday and Sunday from 8am-4pm with rotation of days off during the week for a total of forty (40) hours/week.
  • This position is based out of the main office located in Walnut Creek, CA.
  • Patient coverage includes San Joaquin and Eastern Contra Costa Counties and sometimes Central Contra Costa County as needed.  Qualified candidates will reside in San Joaquin or Eastern Contra Costa County in order to respond to patient/family needs in a timely manner.
  • Valid driver license with appropriate insurance required.  Mileage reimbursement provided.
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