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LPN 1 Care Partner - M- F - Broward - Weekend Requirement

  • 0 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

Overview


Use your nursing skills to make a difference. 


 


Hospice nurses provide end of life care to help ensure the comfort and quality of life for their patients.  They primarily work in collaborative, team-driven environments that require frequent communication with their patients, families and other caregivers.  The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, patient and calm.  Hospice nurses are caring and kind individuals who possess a special hospice heart who can help our patients celebrate the rest of their life’s journey.  


Responsibilities


Duties and Responsibilities



  • Coordinate the care for the patient/family under the direction of the primary physician and registered nurse.

  • Responsible for identifying patient/family needs.

  • Coordinating the care for the patient/family.

  • As part of the interdisciplinary group (IDG) contributes and follows an individualized plan of care

  • Utilizes monitoring, intervention and teaching skills to maximize patient comfort and enhance the quality of life for the patient/family unit.

  • Pledge to make the comfort and care of patients and families the highest priority

  • Consistently provide a high level of personalized, sincere and engaging service to patients and families at all times

  • Ensure the complete satisfaction of patients and families; promptly and effectively address all concerns.


Qualifications


 


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Education/Regulatory Requirements:

    • Current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Florida.

    • Current Basic Life Support Certification.

    • Successful completion of 30 hour IV Course meeting State of Florida Board of Nursing requirements.

    • Hospice Certification preferred.


  • Skills:

    • Understanding of the ability to apply the characteristics of hospice nursing, case management, crisis intervention, communication skills, thanatology skills, and needs assessment skills.

    • Adequate and reliable means of transportation with adequate insurance and valid Florida driver’s license.


  • Professional Requirements:

    • Ability to coordinate with both volunteers and other health care professionals in the delivery of palliative care to Hospice patients.

    • LPNs will be able to perform techniques and procedures according to the skills as evidenced by attendance at training sessions and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.


  • Language Skills:

    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.