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PRN LPN Hospice House
Job Title:PRN LPN Program 1
FT/PT/Per Diem:PRN
Location:Ellenton Admin Bldg, FL
Scheduled DaysNegotiable
Scheduled Hours7a-7:30p
  
Job Description:
Statement of Purpose:

Under the direction of the RN provides clinical, physical and emotional support to patients within their scope of practice as directed in the Plan of Care. Tasks requiring direct supervision may only be performed when the RN is on the premises and immediately available.

1.Incorporates behaviors that support the internal Mission statement, and organizational values.
2.Performs within the framework of the philosophies, policies and procedures of Tidewell Hospice.
3.Attends Tidewell Hospice scheduled meetings.
4.Submits paperwork in a timely manner, and demonstrates responsibility in work attendance.
5.Under the direction of a Tidewell Hospice RN, the LPN may perform the following tasks/ skills:
•Educate patient/ family.
•Provides direct patient care, assists with ADL’s and collaborates with Certified Nursing Assistant through out the shift.
•Performs physicians orders processing, collaborates with Hospice Pharmacia/ local pharmacy.
•Obtain and record data- vital signs, neuron checks, weights, patient intake and output.
•Participates and assists with discharge planning.
•Participates in medical record and life safety audits.
•Attends regular staff meetings and in-services.

Educational/Professional:

1.Graduate of school of vocational nursing.
2.Current license in State of Florida or
3.Current licensure from another State plus a temporary Florida permit.
4.Ability to communicate in English, bilingual desired.
5.One year of previous acute health care experience required.
6.Hospice/ Home Health experience preferred.
7.Valid State of Florida Driver’s License and automobile insurance.
8.Proof of completion of 30 hour IV course.
Primary Responsibilities: