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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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Namaste Home Health and Hospice is looking for a couple of amazing LPNs to join our home health and hospice teams!

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act.
  • Implements current nursing practice following a comprehensive assessment and the plan of care.
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care.
  • Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and self-plan of care.
  • Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to the interdisciplinary group. Examples include hospice aide, OT, PT, MSW, ST, Dietitian or Clinical Supervisor.
  • Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
  • Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient’s response to treatments/medications.
  • Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by the employee of this job. The employee may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

JOB REQUIREMENTS (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.
  • Three years nursing experience. Community health/hospice or medical/surgical experience is preferred.
  • Currently licensed as an LPN/LVN in the State.
  • Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
  • Understands philosophy of hospice concept. Also understands needs of the terminally ill.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

  • nursing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • home health: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)