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LVN Case Manager- Home Health & Hospice

People's Care was listed in Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States, 7 years in a row. To fuel this incredible growth, we need more people. People like you. People who share our values and goals.

  • Job Title/Position: Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
  • Reports To: Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor
  • Full Time 


Job Description Summary

The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  1. Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act.
  2. Implements current nursing practice following a comprehensive assessment and the plan of care.
  3. Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care.
  4. Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and self plan of care.
  5. Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to the interdisciplinary group. Examples include hospice aide, OT, PT, MSW, ST, Dietitian or Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor.
  6. Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
  7. Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient's response to treatments/medications.
  8. Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

Qualifications

  1. Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.
  2. Three years nursing experience. Community health/hospice or medical/surgical 
  3. experience is preferred.
  4. Currently licensed as an LPN/LVN in the State.
  5. Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.
  6. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  7. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  8. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
  9. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  10. Understands philosophy of hospice concept. Also understands needs of the terminally ill.

The position will require a valid California ID or Driver License. Must be at least 21 years of age to drive for People's Care. The candidate must successfully pass all pre-employment requirements. Including but not limited to a background check and pre-employment physical. If required to drive the candidate must possess proof of valid insurance and registration. 

At People's Care, our most valuable resource is the extraordinary people who make up our support staff. Do you have a passion for providing quality support to individuals with special needs? Do you thrive on helping others build/reach their goals in a positive, life-enriching environment?

If so, we want to hear from you!

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