Home Health VNA

  • Hospice LPN

    Job Locations US-MA-Lawrence
    Department
    MVH - East Team
    Job ID
    2018-2269
    # of Openings
    1
    Hours (posting)
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Days
    Schedule From:
    8:00 AM
    Schedule To:
    4:30 PM
  • Overview

     Your skill and experience as an LPN can make a difference in the lives of people nearing the end of their life’s journey.

     

    We are looking for a full-time LPN to assist the RN in providing hospice care to patients as assigned. This is a full-time position in the community working days.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides hospice nursing care to patients and families utlizing current pronciples of palliative care and symptom management to produce hospice outcomes as directed by RN.
    • Coordinates care in a cost efficient manner and collabnorates effectively with other team members.
    • Utilizes nursing processes and current standards of nursing practive in providing hospice care.
    • Communicates with physicians and VNA staff regarding changes in patient's condition.
    • Understands family dynamics and works effectively within various types of family systems.
    • Updates care plan, medication profile, and HHA treatment plan routinely and as patient condition changes.
    • Completes all nursing documentation per procedures and nursing standards of practice uncluding assessments, interventions, responses to interventions, communications, verbal orders, etc.

    Qualifications

    • Active LPN license in MA & NH (or willingness to obtain).
    • Interest in end-of-life care.
    • Ability to work both autonomously and as a team member.
    • Strong assessment and prioritization skills.
    • Homecare/Hospice experience preferred.
    • Good clinical skills required.

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