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LVN - Hospice

Company: Continuum Hospice
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: Continuum Hospice is GROWING! We are hiring a PRN (per diem) Compassionate Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) to provide patient care in and around the Pleasanton Area! If you are looking for a career with a purpose and a supportive team culture, then this is the position for you!*This position will cover Alameda County.Our Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) are responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, following the plan of care, providing treatment, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.Continuum Hospice is a premier provider of end-of-life care. Our family of hospices provide quality care through our mission-oriented and patient-centric services. We are growing rapidly and are looking for skilled individuals to join us in our journey.We offer excellent compensation and an industry leading benefits package that includes:Health, Dental, & Vision InsuranceCompany matching 401(k)GENEROUS time-off package (20 days PTO & 9 Holidays)Tuition Reimbursement & Certification AssistanceWellness & Discount ProgramsCell Phone, Mileage, & Gym Membership Reimbursement Responsibilities: Assesses and evaluates patient's status by following the plan of care, regularly reevaluating patient and family/caregiver needs, and participates in revising the plan of care as necessary based on patient status and needs in conjunction with the RN Case Manager. Provides a focused physical assessment while being aware of the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects which may influence health, well-being and quality of life. Attends and provides support at the time of death (with physician's order) and per local regulations.Maintains regular communication with the attending physician and RN Case Manager regarding the patient's needs and reports changes in the patient's condition; obtains/receives physicians' orders as required. Monitors and maintains documentation of clinical records to ensure compliance with regulatory standards of timeliness, accuracy, and completeness via-electronic record so that problems, actions, and goals are accurately and clearly stated and changes are reflected as they occur. Qualifications: Graduate of an Accredited Vocational Nurse Program.Holds current unencumbered license in the state of practice as an Licensed Vocational Nurse.Minimum three (3) years' experience as LPN in Community Health, Medical surgical/Acute care setting required.Hospice/home health experience preferred but not required.Must be computer proficient in typing and various programs, including background in EMR.Possess and maintains current CPR certification.The Covid-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule, also known as CMS IFR, requires that all patient-facing staff, as well as those that are in contact with patient-facing staff, be fully vaccinated, or have a documented religious or medical exemption. This important rule is required for all healthcare organizations that receive federal funds through Medicare or Medicaid. Therefore, Care Hospice requires all colleagues, including new hires prior to their first day of employment, to submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19 (i.e., two weeks past completing their complete COVID-19 vaccination series), or ii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal vaccine exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.

Keywords: Continuum Hospice, Pleasanton , LVN - Hospice, Healthcare , Pleasanton, California

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