VNA

LPN Hospice Home Team

ID
2023-2958
Job Location
US-FL-Vero Beach
Type
Full Time
Work Days
varies
Work Hours
days

Overview

The Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure coast is seeking an LPN to perform Hospice home visits. Schedule will include weekend and holiday rotation. Learn more about our Hospice services at http://www.vnatc.com/hospice/.

Responsibilities

 

  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.  Call MD with verification of medication changes.
  • Observes patients condition to monitor response to drugs and treatments.
  • Counsels and teaches patient and s/o to accomplish goals.
  • Follows a care plan established by the RN.
  • Follows care plan which addresses problems requiring intervention.
  • Maintains clinical records according to agency, state and federal guidelines.
  • Follows discharge plans determined by RN.
  • Follow policy and procedure manual pertaining to nursing procedures and treatments.
  • Reports changes in patient condition to MD, primary case manager and/or Patient Care Manager.
  • Serves on agency committees as requested.
  • Participates in case conferences, collaborates with team members to identify need for plan modifications and readines for discharge.
  • Participates in in-service education programs as well as scheduled staff meetings.
  • Participates in community health projects.
  • Works independently and demonstrates ability to make sound judgements.
  • Must work a minimum of one weekend a month; required to work one summer holiday and one winter holiday.

Qualifications

        Must hold current licensure as an LPN in the state of Florida.

  • 1 Year experience as an LPN required.
  • Previous hospice experience preferred.
  • Prior experience with electronic medical records preferred.

 

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