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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: St. Bernardine Hospice Care
Location: Apple Valley
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Our home health and hospice agency is seeking experienced per diem LVNs in the High Desert area. On-call nurse positions are also available.We are looking for eager, caring, self-motivated, proactive and compassionate nurses who understand the special challenges that arise in hospice with patients and their family and who are able to provide care and comfort in a home type setting or skilled nursing facility.Responsibilities:* Collaborate with physicians and other professionals to plan care* Make frequent visits to the patient to evaluate their condition* Provide support and comfort according to individual patient's needs* Work with caregivers to plan and execute excellent patient care* Help in administering medication* Alleviate sudden symptoms of the disease's end phase* Notify a doctor for a patient's condition when deemed necessary* Assist patients and their families with paperwork. Maintain accurate records* Help relatives cope with the upcoming loss and provide post-mortem supportQualifications:* Valid CA license issued by the Board of Registered Nursing or Board of Vocational Nursing & Psychiatric Technicians* Preferred previous experience in nursing (at least 1 year)* Familiarity with medical tools and equipment* Ability to build rapport with patients* Compassionate and caring* Excellent written and verbal communication skills* CPR-Current* Driver's license and car insurance* Current history and physical with TB or Chest X-rayJob Types: Part-time, PRNPay: From $35.00 per hourMedical specialties:* Home Health* Hospice & Palliative Medicine* Wound CareSchedule:* Monday to Friday* On call* Weekend availabilityExperience:* Hospice care: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:* LVN License (Required)Work Location: On the road

Keywords: St. Bernardine Hospice Care, Apple Valley , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Healthcare , Apple Valley, California

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