Licensed Practical Nurse Continuous Care (Per Diem

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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 patients reactions. 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. EDUCATION Graduate of an approved school of Practical/Vocational nursing SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATE EOE/AA M/F/D/V Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me? VITAS Healthcare is the nations leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits. 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 Choose a Career with VITAS We offer a variety of full-time, part-time and per-diem employment opportunities. You can choose to work day or night shifts, weekdays or weekends. Employees earn competitive salaries and have the flexibility to choose a benefits package suitable to their own needs and lifestyle. 7 Ways to Prepare for a VITAS Job Interview Related Job: Licensed Practical Nurse Continuous Care (Nights)
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