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Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Mays Home Health
Location: Liberal
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Title/Position: **_Licensed Practical Nurse_*
* Reports To: **_Clinical Supervisor/Director of Nurses_**
About Us*
At Mays, we take pride in the quality service that we provide our patients. If you have a passion for providing excellent care to patients, we want you to be part of our work family. Whether your field is nursing, therapy, personal care, administration, or marketing-at the end of the day, it is all about our patients that we get the honor of serving.
_Full-time benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as supplemental insurance with life, paid time off, and generous 401(k) matching._
***Job Description Summary*
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. * Implements current nursing practice following a patient assessment and an approved plan of care initiated by the registered nurse. * 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 for hospice interdisciplinary group members. Examples include hospice aide, MSW, Volunteer, or Clinical Supervisor. * Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently. * 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 management program. * Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse. The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description. *
Position Qualifications** Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program. * Three years nursing experience. Community health/hospice or medical/surgical
experience is preferred. * Currently licensed as an LPN/LVN in the State. * Complies with accepted professional standards and practice. * Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills. * 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. * Understands philosophy of hospice concept. Also understands needs of the terminally ill. Job Type: Full-time Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Standard shift:
* Day shift
Supplemental schedule:
* On call
Weekly schedule:
* Monday to Friday Work Location: One location

Keywords: Mays Home Health, Amarillo , Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Liberal, Texas

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