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Providence Licensed Vocational Nurse - Home Health in Walnut, California

Description

We are looking for a Licensed Vocational Nurse for the Home Health Direct Department at Home Care Services.

Location: Location: Morena Valley, Temecula, Murrieta, and San Jacinto area.

Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: Pay Per Visit Employee

Job Summary:

The Licensed Vocational Nurse administers nursing care to hospice patients and families in their private home, RFCE, or Skilled Nursing Facilities under the supervision of a RN.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides nursing care to hospice patients in private homes, RFCE, or skilled nursing facilities under the supervision of a RN.

  • Assists in obtaining the full assessment, following accurate orders, diagnosis and projection of visits for all disciplines necessary to support each patient in EHR.

  • Performs and documents nursing interventions including patient education according to the Plan of Care.

  • Documentation completed and synchronized/submitted by 10:00 am the following day.

  • Understands and is competent in workflows, problem charting, interventions and accuracy of input by review of POC at each visit.

  • Understands the relationship of clinician schedule and the time log validation to verify accuracy of hours reported and processed to payroll.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency in performing baseline nursing skills as outlined in Network policy and Clinical policy. Maintains clinical competencies according to Hospice standards. Complies with California Licensing Regulations.

  • Identifies and determines priority of the patient's needs/problems and reports any variance to the RN.

  • Administers all medications and treatments according to Network policy, accepted standards of care and hospice care guidelines.

  • Communicates effectively with the RN, patients, families and physicians. Documents patient status, patient needs/problems, nursing interventions/patient response, safety interventions and education/teaching.

  • Assists the RN with the Plan of Care that includes realistic and hospice appropriate goals.

  • Assists the RN Case Manager with Hospice appropriate nursing interventions to produce patient/family desired outcomes.

  • Maintains patient rights and dignity. Assures the care of the dying patient, optimizing his/her comfort and dignity.

  • Maintains a committed and cooperative attitude with staffing, promoting teamwork and harmony by readily assisting other staff and patients.

  • Participates in case conferences/IDG meetings as requested.

  • Makes visits as scheduled and requested.

  • Performs on-call and weekend rotation as required.

  • Perform nursing care to hospice patients on Continuous Care. Frequent monitoring, assessment and intervention per written care plan and orders, with documentation to meet CMS Regulations.

Skills:

  • Demonstrates good organizational skills.

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.

  • Ability to manage time effectively.

  • Cooperative attitude.

  • Demonstrates basic math skills related to patient care.

  • Good interpersonal communications skills (verbal and written).

  • Knowledge of end of life care.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement.

Experience: 1 year Experience in nursing, hospice or related health field.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current California LVN license.

  • Current CPR certification.

  • Current California driver's license.

  • Proof of auto and liability insurance.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Licenses/Certifications: Phlebotomy and/or IV Certification

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: SR357403
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 7531 HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES CA NORTHSTAR HOME HEALTH
Address: CA Walnut 667 Brea Canyon Rd

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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