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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Hospice- BJC Healthcare

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

Are you passionate about patient relationships? Do you want to provide quality end of life care? If so, BJC Home Health is looking for a new LPN to join their Hospice team in the St. Louis, MO region!

Schedule

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm with some flex days/into evenings based on patient need.

Weekend (1 per month) & Holiday Rotation (one winter and one summer)

5-6 patients per day

Mileage Reimbursement

Up to $2500 Sign-On Bonus Eligible

Overview

BJC Home Care offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs.

BJC Home Care provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.

Hospice, the final stage of BJC's continuum of care, is a special kind of caring for patients with a life-limiting illness. Services are provided in the comfort of the patient's home or skilled nursing facility. The Hospice staff are sensitive to the physical, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual needs of terminally ill adult and pediatric patients and their families. We provide a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals and volunteers, specially trained in symptom management, pain control, counseling and bereavement services for the dying. Our Hospice services include alternative therapies such as music, art and massage therapy. Our Hospice programs provide palliative care by helping patients manage their pain and symptoms while living their lives with daily peace and dignity.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care activities including IV management, utilizing the nursing process, under the supervision of the RN.

Responsibilities

  • Implements treatments and procedures within the scope of practice for the Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, provides patient teaching and discharge planning. Participates in professional development and life long learning.
  • Performs patient assessment and evaluation with regard to the patient?s age and developmental needs.
  • Assists in developing and updating the plan of care with regard to the patient?s age and developmental needs.
  • Implements plan of care with regard to the patient?s age and developmental needs. Minimum Requirements

    Education
  • High School Diploma or GED - Nursing Experience
  • No Experience Supervisor Experience
  • No Experience Licenses & Certifications
  • Valid Driver's License
  • LPN - IV Cert Preferred Requirements

    Experience
  • Benefits and Legal Statement

    BJC Total Rewards

    At BJC we re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan /403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance To learn more, go to

    Not all benefits apply to all jobs

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer

    Associated topics: hemodialysis, lead, licensed practical nurse, lvn lpn, mtp, nurse iii, nurse iv, nurses, practical nurse lpn, vocational

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Hospice- BJC Healthcare, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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