Hospice LPN - Offsite - PRN - Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/21/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    3/21/2020
  • Job ID:
    20003717
  • Job Family
    Hospice
  • Travel
    Yes, 100 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Palm Coast

Job Description


Description

Our Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality, abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution, helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization. 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Hospice Registered Nurse/Case Manager, the Hospice LPN assists in the administration of the patient's plan of care as developed by the patient, family, attending physician, and members of the interdisciplinary team.  Care can be given in a number of settings including but not limited to the patient's residence, hospice inpatient units, a skilled nursing or assisted living facility. The Hospice LPN provides Continuous Care when needed during a period of crisis and as necessary to maintain a patient at home. The LPN is required to follow the POC under the RN and meet productivity expectations.  The LPN is responsible for accurate documentation of every patient visit.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

? Implement care per the Plan of care

? Educate patients and families on end of life care and issues

? Prepare patient and family for approaching death

? Provide direct patient care

? Promote patient comfort and assist in changes to meet the needs

? Document appropriately to Medicare regulation

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

? Critical care nursing

? End of Life care

? EMR

? BLS

? 1-2 years experience in the health care field


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

? Hospice Medicare Conditions of participation


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

? 1-2 years experience in the health care field

? Critical nursing

? Graduate of an accredited school for practical nursing


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

? Hospice experience

? LTC or Home Health experience


LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:


? Valid Nursing license from the State of Florida

? Must maintain active Florida Drivers license and auto insurance



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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