LVN Hospice -San Francisco, CA

LVN Opportunity in Hospice - San Francisco, CA Crossroads Home Health and Hospice prides itself in creating an environment that acts as a magnet for the most collaborative, unselfish, and team-oriented people. With a solid understanding a stable work-life balance, providing exceptional patient care and create a place where people love to work, you can expect to feel appreciated and satisfied when you are part of the Crossroads team.

Job Description

As a LVN with Crossroads, you will provide care to terminally ill patients, support their families and collaborate with healthcare professionals, during their final stages of life.

In this role, the ideal candidate will have knowledge and skill in caring for the terminally ill. This includes direct patient care, educating families, providing care aligned with patient’s values and providing support for patients and families. We seek a compassionate nurse with excellent interpersonal skills, who possesses a thorough understanding of hospice philosophy and care. Our purpose is to improve our patients quality of life during their final days, with dignity, comfort and support.

Availability and Area Coverage

We’re looking for Full Time and Part Time coverage as well as On-Call & Evenings/Weekends.

We’re available 24/7 for our patients while creating work/life balance for you! We provide care for patients throughout the San Franciso Bay from San Franciso to San Mateo

Responsibilities

  • Provide care in various community settings (ie. SNF, AL, Home and RCFE)
  • Administer and educate caregivers about medications & medical supplies/equipment
  • Provide skilled nursing visits for patients (ie. symptom visits, wound care etc)
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members (RN, MSW, chaplain, HHA, volunteers)
  • Timely charting of all visits
  • Work closely with collaborating RN case manager

Qualifications and Skills

  • Graduate from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse program
  • Must possess a current, unrestricted California License Vocational Nursing license and CPR certification
  • Minimum 1 year experience in home health and/or hospice
  • Must be able to pass required background check
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Knowledge and practice of infection control guidelines
  • Must comply with health screening and immunization requirements
  • Familiarity with the use of Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
  • Follow professional standards guidelines for the organizations
  • Must have valid driver license, reliable transportation source and proof of auto insurance.
  • Bilingual (Cantonese, preferred) a plus (our patients speak many languages!)
Crossroads offers competitive compensation, benefits and provides a great team environment. We believe in caring for both our team and our patients, and are committed to being the employer and provider of choice in the areas we service.

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