RN-LPN - Hospice Home Care - Day or Night Shift
Hospice of Hope, Inc.
Licensed Practical Nurse Job in Maysville, KY
The Crisis Care Nurse provides one-to-one care at the bedside of terminally ill patients, based on an ongoing nursing assessment of need and in accordance with the established plan of care. Duties include:
Use clinical tools, data and other information to complete assessments of patient needs Provides care in accordance with the individualized plan of care Educate patients and caregivers on end-of-life, services and other resources Document complex medical information Follow quality care processes in compliance with regulatory guidelines and company procedures Strong written and verbal communication skills with patients, physicians and other stakeholders Demonstrated ability to assess and respond to patient and family needs in a timely manner Basic computer skills, including working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite Experience in establishing professional and collaborative relationships with patients, families and providers Day or Night shift 7:00 - 7:00, three (3) shifts per week including every other weekend Care Site - private residences, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, apartments FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt with benefits
PROFESSIONAL: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and current licensure, or eligibility to be licensed, in Kentucky and Ohio. At least one year of experience in a patient care position in a hospital, nursing home, or related health care facility preferred. PERSONAL: Personal qualities of empathy, responsibility and dependability. Must demonstrate effective communication skills with team members, patients, providers, and family members. Must have ability to work independent of direct on-site supervision. Demonstrates leadership and teaching ability. Must carry state minimum in automobile liability insurance. PHYSICAL JOB: Must arrange travel and be able to access client homes, nursing homes, hospitals, and other facilities independently. Must demonstrate proper use of personal protective equipment and observe universal precautions. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds using proper body mechanics. Must have valid driver's license, current auto insurance and reliable transportation.