About Bakersfield Community Hospice
At Bakersfield Community Hospice, we're committed to the exceptional delivery of quality of life and patient-focused hospice services. We are always striving to set new quality standards in hospice care both for our patients and their families. The heart of our pursuit can be found in our mission to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of all eligible patients. With our mission and a dedication to "comfort, strength, and care" at the core of every decision, Bakersfield Community Hospice.
LVN Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
· Provides direct patient care as defined in State’s Name 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 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/Nursing Supervisor.
· Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
· Participates in personal and professional growth and development
· Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse
LVN Position Qualifications
· Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.
· Has three years nursing experience and, effective January 1, 1998, shall have one year prior professional nursing experience in Community/home health or medical/surgical experience.
· Currently licensed as a licensed practical nurse or licensed vocational nurse in the state.
· 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 organization requirements and is in good working order.
· Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
Role: License Vocational Nurse
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