"I have peace of mind knowing hospice is always available to help and is here to maintain my quality of life."

Pauline Salazar, Hospice Patient
Bakersfield, CA

Optimal Hospice Foundation


Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)


The Licensed Vocational Nurse must have a valid California LVN license is required. You must be a graduate of an accredited vocational nursing program and have one (1) year of nursing experience and pass a pre-employment physician's health clearance, drug screen and a negative TB test is also required. A current CPR card and valid California driver's license, and a insured automobile in good operating condition is required. Community health/home health or medical/surgical experienced is preferred. The LVN provides nursing care as directed by a registered nurse. Must have accurate documentation skills, and must work well with and report to other members of the interdisciplinary team. Also must have the ability to educate patient/family/care givers with information that pertains to the diagnosis and plan of care.

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