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Aviant Hospice

This is a Contract position in Las Vegas, NV posted March 14, 2021.

QUALIFICATIONS

Licensed Practical Nurse must be currently licensed and in good standing with the State Board of Nursing. The LPN shall have at least 2 years’ experience in nursing as a LPN and preferred minimum of one-year experience in hospice or long term care. The LPN must also have good communication skills both oral and written. Desire to learn and demonstration of aptitude for the hospice philosophy and palliative care is required. Eligible for CARE bonus up to $6000.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The LPN is responsible for the management of care for patients on call, under the supervision of a RN and using an Interdisciplinary Team approach. The LPN will perform duties according to Aviant Hospice policy and procedure: and the scope of practice as defined by the State Board of Nursing.

The Licensed Practical Nurse works in collaboration with the Director of Clinical Services and the Interdisciplinary Team to:

  • Assist with planning for client care including on call evaluations, admissions, and visits
  • Perform routine or on call home visits as assigned by DCS and/or Team Leader during the hours of on call
  • Provide hands-on clinical nursing, within the LPN scope of practice, which includes: interacting with patients, family, Interdisciplinary Team members and other health care professionals involved in the patient’s care
  • Provide care to manage patient symptoms
  • Utilize the medication formulary whenever possible for the management of patient symptoms
  • Observe, record and report the condition of the hospice patient to the on call team and patient Case Manager for further assessment and intervention, including signs and symptoms which may be indicative of change in the patient’s condition.
  • Implement and carry out interventions as outlined in the Plan of Care to improve uncomfortable situations such as pain, bowel and skin/wound management per Aviant Hospice protocol; as well as, other activities for which the LPN has been prepared through basic education and those additional skills which are obtained through approved continued education programs
  • Assist in facilitating freedom of choice, relief of suffering and death with dignity for patients facing end of life issues
  • Assist with planning, implementation, evaluation and recording of client teaching and outcomes of the Plan of Care
  • Assist in ensuring services provided are in accordance with the patient’s Plan of Care
  • Assist in ensuring the Plan of Care involves the active participation of the patient, family, Primary Care Physician and the Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Educate patients and families on the disease process and expectations related to the progression of the disease
  • Intervene in situations involving unsafe or inadequate care
  • Evaluate patient responses to therapeutic interventions, identifying and reporting and adverse/undesirable reactions
  • Document and report all pertinent activities and interventions on the appropriate records
  • Assist in up-dating the Plan of Care for on call patients based on identified problems and needs, as appropriate
  • Assist with QAPI activities, including but not limited to chart audits and report of findings in a timely manner
  • Ensure cost effective practices by self and others

PROFESSIONALISM:

  • Work as a team member at all times and uphold the Hospice Code of Ethics.
  • Ensures a patient centered culture through CARE (Comfort Care, Advocacy, Reshape Attitudes, Education).
  • Providing a positive image of HSW in the office and with the general public.
  • Adheres to all HIPPA, HITECH, EPHI and company policies and procedures regarding patient protected information.
  • Attends all staff meetings, nursing meetings, and education on a regular basis.

ORIENTATION AND TRAINING

Aviant Hospice will provide orientation and training, as necessary, to assist the Licensed Practical Nurse in performing the responsibilities listed above. Training’s may be in-house or outside seminars. Evidence of orientation and training will become part of the personnel file.

ON CALL

The Licensed Practical Nurse will be available for on call hours of work from 5pm till 8am Monday thru Friday, and 24 hours on Saturday, Sunday & Holidays during their designated scheduled week. During the hours when on call, the Licensed Practical Nurse is required to follow the Aviant Hospice On Call Protocol and respond to all phone calls within 20 minutes or less. The LPN will have a designated RN, NP, or MD as back up at all times. The backup RN, NP, or MD is to be notified of changes in patient conditions requiring changes in interventions and/or death. During the hours of 10pm till 8am the LPN can be at their place of residence available to perform their duties and respond to all phone calls within 20 minutes or less and respond appropriately to patient needs per On Call Protocols.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Job requires the ability to:

  • Access all rooms and patient areas
  • Reliable transportation
  • Communicate effectively with patient/families and staff members both verbally and written
  • Communicate the mission and vision of the hospice

WORK CONDITIONS

May require sitting or standing for prolonged periods of time. Driving/travel required. May require occasional lifting, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs

ACCOUNTABILITY

LPNs will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Clinical Services or RN, NP, MD designee, at all times. Reports directly to the DCS, or RN, NP, MD designee, as appropriate per site protocol.

STATUS: SALARY

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