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LVN Hospice – San Fernando Valley

Providence Health & Services

This is a Contract position in Torrance, CA posted September 16, 2020.

Providence is calling a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Hospice (full-time/day shift) to Providence TrinityCare Hospice.This position will provide coverage for the San Fernando Valley areas.Please upload a current resume reflecting all professional nursing experience.We are seeking a Licensed Practical (LPN) or Vocational Nurse (LVN) Hospice who will be responsible for providing direct patient/family care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse for the Hospice Care Program. Responsibilities include following the Plan of Care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient/family care outcomes. May provide care to premature infants, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle and older adults.In this position you will:* Provide direct patient care as defined in the State of California Nurse Practice Act* Implement current nursing practice following a patient assessment and an approved Plan of Care initiated by the Registered Nurse* Provide patient/family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and Plan of Care* Participate in coordination of home-based palliative care services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) members, e.g., Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA), OT, PT, MSW, ST, Dietitian, Chaplain to the clinician or Patient Care Manager* Provide appropriate pain/symptom management* Evaluate patient’s response to treatments/medications* Understand the hospice benefit and levels of care* Maintain productivity standards as set by organization guidelines* Use equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently* Documentation / Information Management:* Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the Plan of Care* Submit documentation for the patient medical record within the timeframe set by the organization guidelines* Leadership / Supervision:* Participate in orientation, education, and development of team members as directed by supervisor* Development:* Participate in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required by immediate supervisor* Accept personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job-related skills and abilities* Performance Improvement:* Participate in the Performance Improvement Program and participate in and adheres to the PH&S/TrinityCare Hospice Corporate Integrity Plan* Budgetary:* Follow Core Value for being financially prudentRequired qualifications:* Graduate of an accredited practical or vocational nursing program.* Currently licensed as an LVN in the state of California.* Current BLS certification* Minimum 1-year LVN experience.* Understand hospice philosophy and concept and also understands the needs of the terminally ill.* Demonstrate flexibility in scheduling, including weekend rotations.* Must have a valid driver’s license with an automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with state and/or LCMHS / TrinityCare Hospice requirements.Preferred qualifications:* Experience in hospice or home care preferred* Bilingual a plusAbout the ministry you will serve:Providence TrinityCare Hospice, established in 1977, is the oldest and largest non-profit hospice in Southern California and the first to be licensed by the State of California. Caring for people in Los Angeles and Orange Counties with professional teams. Providence TrinityCare Hospice is Medicare Certified and Joint Commission accredited. We also provide the only specialized pediatric hospice service in Los Angeles County. As the only pediatric hospice in Los Angeles County, Providence TrinityKids Care understands the impact a seriously ill child can have on the life of a family. A specialized division of TrinityCare, TrinityKids Care helps children with life-limiting illnesses leave the hospital in order to spend as much time as possible at home with their families.

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