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Hospice LPN

Company: Lifesong Hospice
Location: Allentown
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Full Time, Day Shift Hospice LPN Position with growing Hospice OrganizationLocation will be to various facilities within the Easton, Bethlehem, Allentown and Wyomissing (Reading) areaLifesong Hospice and Palliative Care is a subsidiary of Country Meadows Retirement Communities. We are searching for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who has the hospice heart to join our team. To honor the care and commitment that our LPN's offer to our patients every day, we work hard to provide a rich benefit package, an environment that encourages career development and competitive compensation.Were Proud to Offer our Coworkers:Above standard industry wages, with the opportunity to earn more based on experiencePayActiv On-Demand Pay Work today, get paid tomorrowGenerous paid time off with PTO rollover unused days carry over to the next yearPersonal Day of Meaning Holiday 8 hours of additional holiday pay added to your PTO bankHighmark Blue Shield Healthcare Benefits, Highmark Vision and United Concordia Dental401 (k) with employer match contributionEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Wellness reimbursement incentivesPet InsuranceMileage Reimbursement Between FacilitiesAsk your Employment Specialist during your interview for details on any of our coworker centered benefits and incentives.Hospice LPN Responsibilities: Provides and ensures quality patient care and the promotion of patient wellness and enforces all policies, programs, and philosophies of Lifesong Hospice and Palliative. Completes ongoing focused assessments of patient and family to determine hospice needs. Provides a complete focused physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es). Follows the care plan that establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions. Administers medications and treatment as prescribed by a physician in the physicians plan of care, within the scope of practice as determined by the State of Pennsylvania. Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs. Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patients efforts toward self-sufficiency and optimal comfort care. Assists the patient and family/caregiver, and other team members, in providing continuity of care. Reports the status of schedule and rescheduled assignments, late arrivals, no-shows, and outstanding follow-up appointments to the Team Director/Director of Clinical Operations. Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy. Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.Hospice LPN Qualifications: LPN with current licensure to practice professional nursing in Pennsylvania. Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing. Minimum one year of experience; experience in the area of palliative care, geriatric care, or hospice nursing preferred. Self-directed and able to work with minimum supervision. High proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office, cellular technology, and EMR required. Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and handle pressure and delicate situations. CPR certified and able to perform the physical tasks that are needed in this role. A state drivers license in good standing, and maintain an automobile in good working order.About Lifesong Hospice and Palliative Care:Lifesong co-workers connect with our clients in the comfort of their home by personalizing hospice care plans tailored to their preferences and needs and helping them transition to be as comfortable as possible. We seek to celebrate the meaning of their lives and ensure their unique legacy is honored. We want to inspire our caregivers to create harmony for each unique life storytheir Lifesong.EOEby Jobble

Keywords: Lifesong Hospice, Allentown , Hospice LPN, Healthcare , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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