Hospice LPN

Posting Date April 19, 2019
Job Title Hospice LPN
Specialty hospice
Hours FT
Overview Working under the supervision of an RN, the Hospice LPN provides attentive, compassionate, and comprehensive nursing services to patients in a private home or residential facility setting. This is a full-time position with benefits. As part of the hospice interdisciplinary team, this position also: Collects data and conducts focused nursing assessments of the health status of clients; Participates in the development and modification of the comprehensive plan of care for all types of clients; Maintains safe and effective nursing care rendered directly or indirectly; Participates in health teaching and counseling to promote, attain, and maintain the optimum health level of clients; Serves as an advocate for the clients by communicating and collaborating with other health service personnel; Participates in the evaluation of client responses to intervention; Provides input into the development of policies and procedures; Communicates effectively with supervisor, staff, patients and families; Plans workload according to client needs and location, completing four to five patient visits per day; Exhibits full compliance with the agency policies concerning infection control, management of hazardous waste and client education/reinforcement; and Conveys a positive image of the agency through personal appearance, attitudes and behaviors.
Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of a state-licensed School of Practical Nursing; Two or more years of Licensed Practical Nursing experience under appropriate professional nursing supervision; Possession of a current State of New Hampshire license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse; Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification; Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile during working hours that meets the State of New Hampshire registration regulations and auto liability insurance; Able and willing to learn to utilize a portable electronic field device to manage electronic patient health information (ePHI) remote access in accordance with HCS policies & procedures; Sensitivity in human relationships. Able to cope with family emotional stress and tolerant of individual lifestyles. Skill in using psychological principles in both one on one and group situations. Knowledge of measures to comfort the dying. Emotional stability, flexibility, and respect for various religious and spiritual beliefs; and Must be willing to become Hospice and Palliative Care certified.
Agency / Location Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services
PO Box 564
312 Marlboro Street
Keene, NH 03431
Contact Information Chaille Cohen
Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services
PO Box 564
Keene, New Hampshire 03431
Phone: 6033522253
Fax: 6032421800
Website: http://www.HCSservices.org
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