Job Description

Req. #:
1219

Division:
Private Duty Care

Location:
Claremont, CA

Schedule:
Per Diem

Shift:
Day Shift

Hours:
Varies

Job Details:
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • 1 year of experience required
  • VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California, a not-for-profit leader in home care, is looking for dedicated healthcare professionals to join one of the following teams:
    * Home Health Care
    * Palliative Care
    * Hospice Care
    * Private Duty Care

    Join our team and provide compassionate care to patients in your community! We are a leader in Home Health & Hospice services that offers the best programs available in San Bernardino, Riverside and Eastern Los Angeles counties. Come on board with us as a Private Duty LVN!!!

    With offices throughout Southern California, you can become part of the team who continues to be a leader in providing professional and comprehensive care to critically, chronically or terminally ill patients in our community.

    Our clinicians enjoy flexible schedules which promotes a healthy work-life balance.

    We offer competitive salaries and mileage reimbursement for this position.

    Benefits include:
    * Comprehensive orientation/on-the-job training program
    * Employee Assistance Program
    * Sick time

    The Private Duty LVN position is a Per-diem opportunity available during the day, evening, night and weekend shift with a 3 hour minimum and up to a maximum of 8 hours per shift.

    Requirements of the Private Duty LVN:
    * Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
    * Current LVN licensure in the State of California
    * Current CPR certification
    * Current I.V. certification

    Private Duty LVN Duties Include:
    * Receive report on clients and give a complete report.
    * Perform routine nursing duties including:
    o Taking and recording of vital signs.
    o Comfort, hygiene and grooming needs.
    o Diet management.
    o I.V. therapy (hydration).
    o Collecting and delivering specimens.
    o Client activity.
    o Client safety.
    o Safe guard of medical equipment and report any malfunctions to supervisor/supplier.
    * Perform the following in conjunction with the nursing care plan where training, demonstrated skills, law and licensure permits:
    o Administering and recording of medications.
    o Inserting, irrigating nasogastric, gastrostomy tubes and foley catheters.
    o Administration of oxygen.
    o Caring for tracheostomy.
    o Changing dressing.
    o Add/hang intravenous fluids provided no medication has been added.
    o Discontinue intravenous therapy (perpherial line only).
    o Observe and report pertinent data to the physician and nursing supervisor.
    o Providing of postmortem care.

    For assistance in applying for a position with VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California, please contact the Human Resources Dept. at recruiter@vnasocal.org.

    EEO, M/F/Protected Veterans/Individual with Disability



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