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Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN / Days

Company: AccentCare, Inc.
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:$10k Sign - On Bonus!Why You'll Love Being a Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN at AccentCareDo you take great pride in achieving the best possible outcomes for patients? Are you passionate about providing exceptional care? Join the AccentCare team today as a Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN.As a Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN, you will have the ability to work at the top of your licensure while working one-on-one with your clients to provide them with customized care. Under the guidance of your physician, you will develop plans of care and utilize nursing theories, skills, and techniques to provide quality care to your clients on a daily basis.When you join AccentCare, you become part of a team that is not only dedicated to their patients, but to each other as well. Here, you will truly make a difference each and every day as you work alongside a supportive team. With a competitive benefits package, work-life balance, professional development, and an outstanding work environment, you will have everything you need to achieve success in your career. Bring your passion for patient care and you will build a career you love as a Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN.Join the AccentCare team and apply for this Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN opportunity today!$19 - $28 / hourResponsibilities:Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN ResponsibilitiesGuided by the interdisciplinary plan of care, gather information related to the patient family physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs, and collaborate with the Registered Nurse, pt./family, physician, and IDG to coordinate care. Initiates and maintains communication with Registered Nurse, IDG, Team / Clinical Director, and other agencies to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient/familyDocuments according to protocol and maintains up-to-date patient records so that the care plan's problems, interventions, actions and goals reflect baseline, current, and ongoing status, and changes as they occur. Participates in Continuous Care, Respite Care, Pre-Hospice or On-Call assignment / rotation as directed. May conduct in Information / Sign-On & Consent visits as assigned. In keeping with the plan of care, provides education to patient and caregiver(s) as needed based on knowledge needs and learning assessment and patient / family condition. Informs the Registered Nurse, Team Manager/ Clinical Director or AOC and IDG of unusual or potentially problematic patient/family issuesParticipates in orientation and ongoing education programs and maintains current professional licensure. Demonstrates familiarity and use of agency and state(s) policies and protocols and federal regulations pertaining to provision of hospice and nursing servicesMay participate in IDG Meetings, facility patient conferences, and other patient / family meetings in coordination with IDG and /or Team DirectorOn-CallMay perform routine visits as assigned. Coordinates schedule and care activities with Hospice Registered Nurse, IDG, Team/ Clinical Director or AOC and other agencies as necessary. Is free to spend time as he or she chooses until he or she becomes engaged in workPre-HospiceUnder the direction of an APN/RN or physician, assist in execution of the care plan, including routine and emergent visits. Contributes to the on-going care planning process, especially regarding medical needs, with the care team and other agencies as required. Gathers information regarding patient clinical status as needed utilizing telephonic, telemedicine, and/or face-to-face appointmentsProvides support for the Pre-Hospice patient and family as new clinical needs are identified or questions arise, with referral to the clinician as appropriateGathers information regarding the patient for appropriateness for other service lines that will best meet patient needs such as HospiceCollaborate with the rest of the SIP team including alerting the team to changes and newly identified patient needsas they ariseQualifications:Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN QualificationsGraduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing programThree years nursing experience. Community health/hospice or medical/surgical experience is preferredCurrently licensed as an LPN/LVN in the StatePossesses and maintains current CPR certificationMust be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order

Keywords: AccentCare, Inc., St. Louis , Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN / Days, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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