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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Company: Partners in Care- Hospice
Location: Auburn
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt Partners In Care Hospice, we believe in promoting a positive work culture where every individual feels valued and appreciated. We encourage our employees to maintain a positive work/life balance and welcome employee input as we grow and evolve. Our employees promote our core values: quality, passion, compassion, dignity/respect, honesty/integrity, training/education, dependability, professionalism, and responsiveness. As part of our team, you will improve our patient's quality of life, while respecting their last wishes, throughout the end-of-life process. We believe it important for each employee to be an integral part of a dynamic, supportive work culture and greatly value their input.All qualified candidates are invited to apply! We look forward to speaking with you.Benefits:

  • Competitive weekly pay with direct deposit
  • Paid training for new employees
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid vacation benefits
  • Mileage ReimbursementResponsibilities
    • Provide skilled nursing care under supervision of a Registered Nurse.
    • Assist the Registered Nurse in carrying out the plan of care.
    • Assist the Registered Nurse in performing specialized procedures (as defined in the State Nurse Practice Act) as directed by the Registered Nurse under physician's orders.
    • Assist with the preparation, implementation and continuing evaluation of the patient plan of care.
    • Actively participate with the IDG in collaborating to ensure the patient's plan of care is kept current and any identified issues are addressed.
    • Help reinforce teaching to the patient/family members regarding end of life care.
    • Foster cooperative effort among personnel by understanding the functions of other persons involved in patient care and by active participation in team and staff conferences.
    • Assume responsibility for personal and vocational growth and development through active participation in nursing organizations and participating in in-service programs and other on the job learning.
    • Prepare clinical and progress notes as appropriate.
    • Keep the Case Manager informed of changes noted during visits.
    • Performs on-call duties (including holidays) per policy and agency need.
    • Assume responsibility for self-development by continually striving to improve his/her Nursing practice through formal education, attendance at workshops and conferences, active participation in professional and related organizational meetings, and/or individual research and reading.JOB CONDITIONS
      • May be stressful.
      • The ability to access patients' homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible is required.
      • Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the patient's condition and to perform patient care.
      • Physical activities will include, walking, sitting, stooping, and standing and minimal to maximum lifting of patients and the turning of patients.EQUIPMENT OPERATION
        • Utilization of a computer, telephone, copy machine, thermometer, Blood Pressure Cuff, glucometer and other medical equipment and office equipment.COMPANY INFORMATION
          • Has access to patient medical records.QUALIFICATIONS
            • Graduation from an accredited School of Vocational Nursing.
            • Must be licensed in the State as a Licensed Vocational Nurse by the California Board of Vocational Nurses and Psychiatric Technician Examiners.
            • One or more years of experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. Hospice experience preferred. Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
            • Must be a licensed driver with an insured automobile in good working order.
            • The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Partners in Care- Hospice, Sacramento , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Healthcare , Auburn, California

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