Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Company: St. Croix Hospice
Location: West Salem
Posted on: June 10, 2021
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 aseptic technique.
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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