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AdventHealth Hospice LPN- Onsite - PRN - Days in Palm Coast, Florida

Description

LPN - Hospice Care - Palm Coast

Location Address: Palm Coast

Work Hours/Shift: PRN

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:

· 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.

Category: Hospice

Organization: AdventHealth Palm Coast

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: No

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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