HOSPICE LPN 12-HOUR FLOAT POSITION
8:00 am-8:00 PM, 3 days a week including every other weekend.
General Description: Must be familiar with major HPCI nursing issues and with overall HPCI philosophy. Must be able to relate well to terminally ill patients and their families. Teaches, counsels, delivers, and documents care to patients and families utilizing Hospice.
Education & Experience: Licensed practical nurse from an accredited nursing program. Preferred 2 years experience as a licensed practical nurse in hospice, palliative, home care, oncology, community health, or acute care.
Certification/Licensure: Possess license and current registration to practice in New York State as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Current CPR certification. Certification in Hospice and Palliative nursing preferred.
General Description: Weekdays 4p-8a and/or Weekends F-4p-M-8a. First point of contact for hospice nursing triage after hour calls. Identify immediate patient/ family needs with pain and symptom issues, equipment, medications. Direct on-call and homecare staff to make visits/ make RN intermittent visits as required.
Education & Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience as a registered professional nurse. Additional palliative care, home care, oncology or acute care experience preferred. Current driver’s license, reliable transportation and valid auto insurance required. Excellent working conditions/benefits/paid mileage.