LPN CC - Nights, Day City Hospice
Company: City Hospice, LLC
Posted on: January 16, 2020
Description: Summary of ResponsibilitiesThe Licensed
Practical/Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct
patient care underthe 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 meetpositive patient care outcomes.Essential
Functions1. Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse
Practice Act.2. Implements current nursing practice following a
comprehensive assessment and theplan 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 todiagnosis and self plan of care.5.
Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately
reporting the identifiedneeds to the interdisciplinary group.
Examples include hospice aide, OT, PT, MSW, ST,Dietitian or
Clinical Supervisor.6. Uses equipment and supplies effectively and
efficiently.7. Provides appropriate pain/symptom management.
Evaluates patients response totreatments/medications.8.
Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also
participates inquality assessment performance improvement teams and
activities.9. Performs other duties as assigned by the registered
nurse.. Requirements: Supervisory ResponsibilityThis position has
no direct supervisory responsibilities.Physical DemandsThe physical
demands described here are representative of those that must be met
by anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job.This position requires prolonged or considerable walking
or standing. Able to lift, position and/ortransfer patients. Able
to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping,
bending,kneeling and/or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to
perform required nursing skills. Whileperforming the duties of this
position, the employee travels by automobile and is exposed
tochanging weather conditions. Employees will be required to drive
daily for meetings and/or visits to residential homes or
residential settings. Employee will work in varied residential
environments based on assigned caseload.TravelTravel is primarily
local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area travel
maybeexpected.Required Education and Experience1. Graduate of an
accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.2. Three
years of nursing experience. Community health/hospice or
medical/surgicalexperience is preferred.3. Currently licensed as an
LPN/LVN in the State.4. Complies with accepted professional
standards and practice.5. Demonstrates good verbal and written
communication, and organization skills.6. Must be a licensed driver
with an automobile that is insured in accordance with stateand/or
organization requirements and is in good working order.7.
Understands the philosophy of the hospice concept. It also
understands the needs of the terminallyill.AAP/EEO StatementQueen
City Hospice, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All applicants willbe considered for employment without
attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender
identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.Other
DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing ofactivities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties,responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.PM19
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