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Licensed Vocational Nurse- PM Shifts 12Pm-8:30Pm

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Mission Healthcare Services Inc San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 3 months ago

Service Line: Hospice

Job Title/Position: Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (Monday- Friday Noon-8:30pm)

Reports To: Clinical Manager or DPCS

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act, including specialized duties related to end of life care.

  • Implements current nursing practice following a comprehensive assessment and the plan of care.

  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care.

  • Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and self plan of care.

  • Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to the interdisciplinary group. Examples include hospice aide, OT, PT, SW, ST, Dietician or Clinical Supervisor.

  • Uses and prepares equipment and supplies effectively, adhering to aseptic technique.

  • Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patients response to treatments/medications.

  • Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also participates in organization's quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.

  • LVN will preform Crisis Care when the patient requires that higher level of care.

Position Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.

  • Community health/hospice or medical/surgical experience is preferred.

  • Currently licensed as an LPN/LVN in the State.

  • Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.

  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.

  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.

  • Understands philosophy of hospice concept. Also understands needs of the terminally ill.

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Licensed Vocational Nurse- PM Shifts 12Pm-8:30Pm

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Mission Healthcare Services Inc