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Licensed Vocational Nurse: WEEKEND ONLY

Compassionate Care Home Health and Hospice Agency

Licensed Vocational Nurse: WEEKEND ONLY

Madera, CA +2 locations
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Are you looking for a place where you can make a genuine difference in patient’s lives?

    Compassionate Care Home Health & Hospice has three locations (Fresno, Modesto and Bakersfield) and services eight counties throughout the Central Valley (Stanislaus, Mariposa, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings and Kern) - and we’re growing fast! Our top priority is maintaining our culture of love for our patients and team, alike. Our commitment to our core values allows us to be a provider and employer of choice. We understand that our employees are key to providing quality care and are our most important resource.

    We actively seek career-oriented individuals, to whom we offer job security and upward mobility when appropriate - based on merit and performance. We proudly employ an accomplished team of professionals and our team is as diverse as the communities we serve, representing different ethnicities, religions, ages, national origins and sexual orientations.

    In the spirit of charity, and to make a positive societal difference, we occasionally provide clerical work opportunities for individuals previously dependent on government aid, individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disadvantaged adults.

    Join us today and grow with us!

    We are currently seeking to fill the Licensed Vocational Nurse Weekend Position.

    -Medical office background required.

    -$27.00-$33.00 per hour compensation (negotiable, based on experience, etc).

    -Opportunity to accumulate overtime.

    This position 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. The LVN will work with other colleagues and under the guidance of the DPCS.

    JOB DESCRIPTION and RESPONSIBILITIES:

    -Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act, including specialized duties related to end of life care.

    -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.

    -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, SW, ST, Dietician or Clinical Supervisor.

    -Uses and prepares equipment and supplies effectively, adhering to aseptic technique.

    -Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient’s response to treatments/medications.

    -Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also participates in organization’s quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.

    -Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.

    The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job, The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

    The Licensed Practical/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.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

    Provides direct patient care as defined in the state Nurse Practice Act.

    Implements plan of care initiated by the registered nurse.

    Provides accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care.

    Assesses and provides patient and family/caregiver education regarding self-care techniques and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care.

    Participates in coordination of home health services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines (HHA, OT, PT, MSW, ST, Dietician) to the registered nurse and/or Clinical Supervisor.

    Uses and/or prepares equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently adhering to aseptic technique.

    Participates in personal and professional growth and development.

    Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.

    The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

    Experience and Desirable Traits:

    -Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.

    -One year of nursing experience; three years preferred. Community health/hospice or medical/surgical experience is preferred.

    -Sensitivity to patient needs with the ability to express patience and compassion in dealing with them.

    -Currently licensed as an LPN//LVN in California

    -Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.

    -Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organization skills.

    -Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.

    -Strong commitment to providing the highest quality care.

    • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.

      -Understand the philosophy of the hospice concept. Also understands the needs of the terminally ill.

    -Excellent communication and listening skills.

    -Positive, “can-do” attitude.

    -Confidence and creative problem-solving skills.

    -Flexibility and availability for schedules to include hours outside of standard work week, possible weekend hours.

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

    Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.

    Has three (3) years nursing experience. Community/home health or medical/surgical experience is preferred.

    Currently licensed as a licensed practical nurse or licensed vocational nurse in the state.

    Employees and patients are equally precious to us. Your happiness is our happiness - we offer you the following benefits for any full time position:

    ●Dynamic, fun, team-oriented work environment

    ●Unparalleled company culture

    ●Local company with soul

    ●Countless growth and development opportunities

    ● Flexible Schedules

    ● Medical, dental and vision insurance

    ● Mileage Reimbursement at current Federal rate

    ● Gas reimbursement for those in company cars

    ● PTO

    ● Paid Holidays

    ● Paid Sick Days

    ● 401K

    ● And so much more!

    Compassionate Care was established in 2003 in Fresno County and has grown into Central California's largest privately held home health agency. The healthcare company is expanding its locations and services, replicating its unique formula throughout the state. Compassionate Care provides in-home medical, rehabilitative and support services by seasoned professionals with comprehensive clinical training and robust hospitality experience. In July of 2020 the organization officially began its venture into hospice, further vertically integrating services while always prioritizing their patients' continuum of care.

  • Locations
    Madera, CA • Fresno, CA • Merced, CA