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On-Call Hospice Overnight LPN

Posted on October 19, 2017

Job Summary:
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m. Monday - Thursday, and Occasional Weekends

Job Description:
Come and work in a congenial environment and obtain the satisfaction of helping seniors and others in need! Our organization is committed to your development and will train you in the habits and tools needed to be successful in our organization.

Hospice care is a holistic mode of care and is well suited for people looking for purpose in what they do. You will be responsible for managing the care of patients and working with their families, while coordinating with a multidisciplinary care team and the attending physician. You will administer skilled nursing care to patients in the home, as outlined in each patient’s care plan established by the physician, supervising nurse, or case manager.
Specific duties will include:

• Assessing the patient's condition and nursing needs
• Setting goals
• Closely evaluating the patient's symptoms
• Reporting reactions to treatments of drugs and changes in physical and emotional condition to the case manager
• Providing continuity of care by working cooperatively with nursing and other team personnel to maintain the standards of professional nursing in the home setting
• Providing education, supervision, and counseling to patients and family members as it relates to the patient's plan of care
• Submitting daily exit sheets and nurse's notes

You will be accountable to the Director of Nursing.

Competitive salary and generous benefits! Come join our growing team and find out why Saad Healthcare is a great company to be a part of!

Education:
You must have a current valid LPN license and a valid driver's license. At least one year's nursing experience in required; home health experience is recommended but not required.

Required Knowledge:
You should have excellent nursing skills, a high level of initiative, and good communication skills. You should also be able to work well with others, have a high level of initiative, and enjoy working with elderly and ill people.