Private Duty LVN
Private Duty Care
- 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.
* 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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