Licensed Practical Nurse Continuous Care
Company: VITAS Healthcare
Posted on: September 20, 2022
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
- 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. 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.
- Graduate of an approved school of Practical/Vocational nursing
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATE
- EOE/AA M/F/D/V VITAS Healthcare is the nation's leading
provider of end-of-life care, and has the resources and expertise
to support your personal and professional growth. As a member of
the VITAS team, you'll find fulfillment working for a
people-focused organization dedicated to making a difference in the
lives of others. You will be more than just an employee: You will
be counted on as an expert in your field, and as a valued team
member whose efforts are respected and vital to our hospice
mission. All VITAS employees commit to fulfilling their duties and
responsibilities with the highest regard for professionalism,
collaboration and teamwork, and an eye focused constantly on growth
and improvement. We serve with commitment and compassion, and
position ourselves for the future by embracing, innovating, and
leading change. If you are that person, make your voice heard-find
your purpose at VITAS today. 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
Many of our positions offer the opportunity to work day or night
shifts, weekdays or weekends. Choose a Career with VITAS
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