Hospice LPN

Hospice LPN

05 May 2019

Hospice LPN

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"Making a difference: It's what I do."Harmony believes in making a difference in the lives of those we come into contact with, every single day.Family owned and growing since 1996 with over 450 employees across two states. Harmony is an industry leader in the communities we serve. We are looking for individuals who share and uphold our values including: compassion, quality, teamwork, honesty, trust, innovation, and enthusiasm. Partnering with Harmony provides you with access to over 20 years of industry knowledge and experience in Home Care and Hospice.The LPN is responsible for providing direct patient care. 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 Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe following information is intended to be representative of the essential functions performed by incumbents in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific task or function will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities.

Provide direct patient care as defined by the state Nurse Practice Act and provides services in accordance with agency policies.

Assist the Registered Nurse/Case Manager in carrying out the plan of care, including the assessment of needs; formulation and review of patient care plans.

Complete and submit necessary documentation (clinical and progress notes) in accordance with Harmony Policy and applicable regulations.

Document the care given, the patient's progress, and report significant patient changes. Communicate any pertinent information about the patient’s clinical status and ongoing needs in a timely fashion.

Adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilize appropriate pain management techniques. Educate the patient and family regarding pain management.

Follow the five (5) medication rights. (Right Drug, Dose, Patient, Frequency, Route)

Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

Assist the client in learning appropriate self-care techniques.

Assist with patient teaching and discharge planning activities. Promotes pt/family/caregiver education using various verbal and written communication techniques that take into account the pt’s/family’s cultural, ethnic and/or personal needs or preferences.

Participate in the quality assurance process.

Remain current on patient care information and practices.

Function as a team member demonstrating collaboration with, and responsibility to patient, physician, and interdisciplinary team.

Harmony Home Health & Hospice is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.Qualifications and Experience

Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program. (Diploma or transcripts to be provided to the agency)

Current license to practice in the operating state as a LPN / RN.

Prior home healthcare experience preferred but not necessary

Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organizational skills.

CPR card, driver’s license, and automobile insurance must be kept on file

A criminal background screen and drug screen must be performed before hire

Valid state driver’s license and reliable automobile

Complete and pass skills evaluation

Flexible, organized with the ability to exercise sound judgment

Qualifications and Experience

Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program. (Diploma or transcripts to be provided to the agency)

Current license to practice in the operating state as a LPN / RN.

Prior home healthcare experience preferred but not necessary

Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organizational skills.

CPR card, driver’s license, and automobile insurance must be kept on file

A criminal background screen and drug screen must be performed before hire

Valid state driver’s license and reliable automobile

Complete and pass skills evaluation

Flexible, organized with the ability to exercise sound judgment

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