Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn)
Company: St. Croix Hospice
Posted on: January 12, 2022
The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse is responsible for
providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered
nurse. Responsibilities include following the plan of care,
providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members
of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
* Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice
Act, including specialized duties related to end of life care.
* 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, SW, ST, Dietician or
* Uses and prepares equipment and supplies effectively, adhering to
* Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient's
response to treatments/medications.
* Participates in personal, professional growth and development.
Also participates in organization's quality assessment performance
improvement teams and activities.
* Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.
* Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing
* One to three years nursing experience preferred. Community
health/hospice or medical/surgical experience is desired.
* Currently licensed as an LPN/LVN in the State.
* Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.
* Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and
* 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.
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