Hospice LPN - Full Time Springfield
Company: Integrity Home Care
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Imagine for a moment, an environment with no call lights buzzing,
no shower lines, and no multi-patient med passes.
The Hospice LPN provides direct patient care under the supervision
of a registered nurse (RN) for the Southern territory, as needed.
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.
The following statements describe the principal activities of this
position identified and shall not be construed -as a detailed
exposition of all the duties that may be inherent in this
--- 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;
--- Provides accurate and timely documentation of patient services
to reflect the plan of care;
--- Assesses and provides 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 RN or Clinical
--- Covers clients in Southwest Missouri;
--- Attends interdisciplinary group (IDG) meetings;
--- Represent the Company in a courteous and professional manner at
--- Complies with Compliance Plan;
24 Hour Staff Support
Benefits - Medical, 401k, and Paid time off
Education and Experience Requirements
Possess and maintain a current CPR certification.
Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing
program with a current Missouri license.
One (1) year nursing experience required;
Community health, hospice or medical/surgical experience is
Have reliable transportation, provide proof of valid drivers
Provide current auto insurance.
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