• Providence Health and Services
  • Jun 15, 2022
Full time Licensed Practical Nurses/Vocational Nurses(LVN)/(LPN)

Job Description


Providence is calling a Licensed Practical (LPN) or Vocational Nurse (LVN) Hospice (Per Diem/Evening Shift) to Providence TrinityCare Hospice in Torrance, CA

We are seeking a Licensed Practical (LPN) or Vocational Nurse (LVN) Hospice who will be responsible for providing direct patient/family care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse for the Hospice Care Program. Responsibilities include following the Plan of Care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient/family care outcomes. May provide care to premature infants, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle and older adults.

In this position you will:

  • Provide direct patient care as defined in the State of California Nurse Practice Act

  • Implement current nursing practice following a patient assessment and an approved Plan of Care initiated by the Registered Nurse

  • Provide patient/family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and Plan of Care

  • Participate in coordination of home-based palliative care services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) members, e.g., Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA), OT, PT, MSW, ST, Dietitian, Chaplain to the clinician or Patient Care Manager

  • Provide appropriate pain/symptom management

  • Evaluate patient’s response to treatments/medications

  • Understand the hospice benefit and levels of care

  • Maintain productivity standards as set by organization guidelines

  • Use equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently

  • Documentation / Information Management:

  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the Plan of Care

  • Submit documentation for the patient medical record within the timeframe set by the organization guidelines

  • Leadership / Supervision:

  • Participate in orientation, education, and development of team members as directed by supervisor

  • Development:

  • Participate in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required by immediate supervisor

  • Accept personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job-related skills and abilities

  • Performance Improvement:

  • Participate in the Performance Improvement Program and participate in and adheres to the PH&S/TrinityCare Hospice Corporate Integrity Plan

  • Budgetary:

  • Follow Core Value for being financially prudent

Job Requirements


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate of a Vocational Nursing program

  • Currently licensed as an LVN in the state of California

  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification

  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with state and/or PH&S/TrinityCare Hospice requirements

  • Obtain IV certification within the six (6) months of hire

  • One (1) year Nursing experience

  • Comply with accepted professional standards and practice

  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication and organizational skills

  • Demonstrate understanding of hospice philosophy and concept and understands the needs of the terminally ill

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Community health/hospice/palliative care or medical/surgical experience

About the hospice you will serve.

Providence TrinityCare Hospice, established in 1977, is the oldest and largest non-profit hospice in Southern California and the first to be licensed by the State of California. Caring for people in Los Angeles and Orange Counties with professional teams. Providence TrinityCare Hospice is Medicare Certified and Joint Commission accredited. We also provide the only specialized pediatric hospice service in Los Angeles County.

As the only pediatric hospice in Los Angeles County, Providence TrinityKids Care understands the impact a seriously ill child can have on the life of a family. A specialized division of TrinityCare, TrinityKids Care helps children with life-limiting illnesses leave the hospital in order to spend as much time as possible at home with their families.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.