LVN-Hospice

    Dignity Health
    1400 East Church Street, Santa Maria, CA 93454
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, California, is rated among the top 10% in the nation for cardiac care, and is a designated STEMI Receiving Center (ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction) in Santa Barbara County. Santa Barbara County STEMI receiving programs earned the Silver Award from the American Heart Association for excellence in patient care. Marian has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. In addition, Marian has received the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award. The medical center's cancer program is distinguished as the only comprehensive Community Cancer Center on the Central Coast. The need to meet the demand for quality, technologically-advanced care for a growing community led Marian to open its doors to a new state-of-the-art, 191-bed facility in the spring of 2012. The new facility houses the largest and most comprehensive perinatology/neonatology program on the Central Coast providing the most compassionate, quality care to the littlest of patients. Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, St. John's Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA and St. John's Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at http://www.dignityhealth.org/marianregional/

    Dignity Health Central Coast is comprised of five hospitals, all recognized for their quality of care, safety and service, primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and comprehensive home health services. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo and St. John's Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care. For more information, visit: www.dignityhealth.org/centralcoast

    Responsibilities

    The Staff LVN is an experienced practitioner who demonstrates in-depth knowledge of nursing, patient care, and the ability to practice independently within the confines of educational preparation, physician orders, and as assigned and supervised by a registered nurse. this position works in the field making home visits to hospice patients in their homes, in skilled nursing facilities and / or in assisted living facilities.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:
    • At least two years of acute hospital experience OR Skilled Nursing experience
    • California Licensed Vocational Nurse license (CA LVN)
    • Current and valid CPR-AHA (CT CPRBLS)
    • Current Car Insurance with proof of liability insurance
    • Current California Driver License with clean driving record (CA DL)
    Preferred Requirements:
    • Hospice or home health experience
    • SNF experience
    • Experience with patients at end of lice
    Special Skills:
    • Demonstrates ability to work in the home setting, in SNF or ALF setting
    • Works with an interdisciplinary team, under the direction of an RN
    • Demonstrates proficient intermediate nursing skills
    • Demonstrates a caring, compassionate attitude towards others
    • Ability and willingness to actively participate in agency task forces and committees
    • Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently
    • Demonstrate clear, effective written and oral English skills, and objective, active listening skills
    • Demonstrates ability to work on the computer, as documentation is computer based
    • Reacts calmly and efficiently in emerencies
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others across all agency departments
    The Staff LVN is an experienced practitioner who demonstrates in-depth knowledge of nursing, patient care, and the ability to practice independently within the confines of educational preparation, physician orders, and as assigned and supervised by a registered nurse. this position works in the field making home visits to hospice patients in their homes, in skilled nursing facilities and / or in assisted living facilities.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:
    • At least two years of acute hospital experience OR Skilled Nursing experience
    • California Licensed Vocational Nurse license (CA LVN)
    • Current and valid CPR-AHA (CT CPRBLS)
    • Current Car Insurance with proof of liability insurance
    • Current California Driver License with clean driving record (CA DL)
    Preferred Requirements:
    • Hospice or home health experience
    • SNF experience
    • Experience with patients at end of lice
    Special Skills:
    • Demonstrates ability to work in the home setting, in SNF or ALF setting
    • Works with an interdisciplinary team, under the direction of an RN
    • Demonstrates proficient intermediate nursing skills
    • Demonstrates a caring, compassionate attitude towards others
    • Ability and willingness to actively participate in agency task forces and committees
    • Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently
    • Demonstrate clear, effective written and oral English skills, and objective, active listening skills
    • Demonstrates ability to work on the computer, as documentation is computer based
    • Reacts calmly and efficiently in emerencies
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others across all agency departments
    Posting ID: 555225889Posted: 2020-05-26