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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Continuous Care

at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Reference #: 73804

Job Description

  • Posted Date2 months ago(8/29/2019 5:08 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-73804
    Program Posting
    San Diego
    Regular / Temp
    Regular Full-Time
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    1
    Category
    Nursing
    Location
    San Diego
    Zip Code
    92123
    Official Job Title
    Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Continuous Care
    State
    California
  • Overview

    Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

    VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits.

    The 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 patients reactions.
    • 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.

    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

    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.

    Education

    Graduate of an approved school of Practical/Vocational nursing

    Special Instructions to Candidates

    EOE/AA
    M/F/D/V
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