Per Diem Hospice Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

MD Care Hospice

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Job Description

Job Title/Position:

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse


Bakersfield, CA

Reports To:

Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor

Supervised By:

Registered Nurse


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. In-home care for young disability patient on vent in Montebello. Shift: 4pm-12am


  • Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act.
  • Implements current nursing practice following a comprehensive assessment and the plan of care.
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care.
  • Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and self plan of care.
  • 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.
  • Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
  • Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient’s response to treatments/medications.
  • Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  • 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


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

Work Remotely: Yes

Job Types: Per Diem

Salary: From $25.00-$27.00 per hour


  • Continuing education credits
  • Flexible schedule

Medical Specialties:

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Application Question(s):

Do you speak any language besides English?


Hospice: 1 year (Preferred)


  • LVN License (Required)
  • BLS Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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