LVN- Float

San Francisco, California

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 801187

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1700 / Week

Posted Date: 6/25/2024

San Francisco, California

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $1700 / Week

Job ID: 801187

Posted Date: 6/25/2024

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The LPN/LVN – Hospice is responsible for providing care, comfort and support to terminally ill patients. The LPN/LVN – Hospice assumes the responsibility and accountability for the delivery of hospice patient care in various settings.  The LPN/LVN demonstrates the ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision. The LPN/LVN will also demonstrate critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based on patient care requirements
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic end-of-life patient environment
  • Provides patient and/or family education, guidance and support
  • Documents the patient’s response to nursing and other interventions
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned floor/unit including establishing priorities
  • Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment
  • Advises grieving family members on coping techniques and community resources • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse for the state in which the nurse practices
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

“Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Initiative, Amergis will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records”

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