• Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Hospice

    Job Locations US-FL-Port Orange
    Department
    HSP Staffing Services
    Position Status
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Nights/3rd
    Requisition Number
    2020-6710
  • Overview

    Halifax Health Hospice is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

     

    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

    About Us

    Halifax Health

    Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

     

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