Licensed Practical Nurse Continuous Care
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Job DescriptionThe 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
- 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. QUALIFICATIONS
- Currently licensed to practice nursing in the state where the
VITAS program is located.
- At least one year, preferably two years, of satisfactory
nursing experience, at least one year of which is as an LPN/LVN in
a hospital, hospice, home health, or community health setting.
- Graduate of an approved school of Practical/Vocational nursing
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- Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will
consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and
- EOE/AA M/F/D/V
About Us VITAS - Healthcare is the
nation's leading provider of end-of-life care, and has the
resources and expertise to support your personal and professional
growth. -As a member of the VITAS team, you'll find fulfillment
working for a people-focused organization dedicated to making a
difference in the lives of others. You will be more than just an
employee: You will be counted on as an expert in your field, and as
a valued team member whose efforts are respected and vital to our
hospice mission. All VITAS employees commit to fulfilling their
duties and responsibilities with the highest regard for
professionalism, collaboration and teamwork, and an eye focused
constantly on growth and improvement. We serve with commitment and
compassion, and position ourselves for the future by embracing,
innovating, and leading change. If you are that person, make your
voice heard-find your purpose at VITAS today. Benefits Include: -
Competitive compensation -- Health, dental, vision, life and
disability insurance- Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care
flexible spending accounts- Life insurance- 401(k) plan with
numerous investment options and generous company match- Cancer
and/or critical illness benefit- Tuition Reimbursement- Paid Time
Off- Employee Assistance Program- Legal Insurance- Roadside
Assistance- Affinity Program Many of our positions offer the
opportunity to work -day or night shifts, weekdays or weekends.
Choose a Career with VITAS
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