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LVN-Hospice

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Marian Regional Medical Center, a 191-bed facility located in Santa Maria, California, is recognized as one of the Top 250 Hospitals in the Nation by Healthgrades and was awarded Best Maternity Care by Newsweek. It ranks among 10% in the nation for safety core measures in cardiac services and has the only comprehensive cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Marian's beautiful mission-style facility houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian Regional Medical Center is a part of Dignity Health's Southwest Division and is a member of CommonSpirit Health, the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation, boasting an integrated network of top quality hospitals, with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services - all recognized for quality, safety, and service. Marian's offers Santa Maria Valley residents access to the most advanced technologies, an expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, neonatal intensive care unit, and an array of women's services.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

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.

#mission critical

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • 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:

  • Hospice or home health experience
  • SNF experience
  • Experience with patients at end of life

Special:

  • 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 emergencies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others across all agency departments

Keywords: Dignity Health, Santa Maria , LVN-Hospice, Other , Santa Maria, California

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