• Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Hospice

    Job Locations US-FL-Port Orange
    Department
    HSP Staffing Services
    Position Status
    Casual Pool
    Shift
    Nights/3rd
    Requisition Number
    2017-1573
  • Overview

    Halifax Health Hospice is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for our Staffing Services Department. 

    Summary

    The Licensed Practical Nurse will provide direct patient care to assigned patients under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Job responsibilities include carrying out selected procedures, administration of medications, and treatments.

    Job Qualifications

    • Currently licensed or eligible for LPN licensure in State of Florida.
    • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing in a course of training for Licensed Practical Nurses.
    • Must have one year's experience in Hospice, Med-surg or other acute care area.
    • Valid driving license and good driving record are required for this position.
    • Professionalism in interpersonal communication skills with patients, patient families, colleagues, physicians and ancillary department personnel.
    • On-Call responsibilities required.
    • Certification from a 30 hour IV course preferred.
    • Additional certification provided through the facility for IV responsibilities after certification recieved.
       

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provides compassionate care to the terminally ill and their families. 
    • Perform and document complete assessments.
    • Reports any change to supervising RN.
    • Provides patient and family education.
    • Reinforces the implications of the diagnosis/prognosis and the nature of treatment based on information from primary nurse and/or physician.
    • Works in collaboration with an Interdisciplinary Team to develop a Plan of Care which reflect pt./family centered goals.
    • Uses critical thinking skills.
    • Functions as a representative of HOVF and utilizes effective communication methods and skills.
    • Participates in quality improvement activities.
    • Maintains professional and positive working relationships.
    • Promotes a holistic approach to the care of the terminally ill

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