Lakeview Hospice has been serving the Los Angeles metropolitan area since 2008. Lakeview Hospice employs compassionate, skilled professionals who are committed to excellence, enjoy teamwork and contribute daily to our mission and culture of caring. Team members experience a friendly, supportive atmosphere, leadership support, autonomy, flexibility and the privilege of doing meaningful, rewarding work.
We are seeking a full time field LVN. The Licensed Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes. Must be available to work alternating weekends.
Responsibilities and Duties
Hospice LVN provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act.
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.
Licensed Vocational Nurses 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, MSW, ST, Dietitian or Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor.
Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient’s response to treatments/medications.
Licensed Vocational Nurse participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.
Salary/Hourly Pay: 25-30