LPN CC, Capital City Hospice
Company: Queen City Hospice, LLC
Posted on: February 26, 2021
Description:Summary of ResponsibilitiesThe Licensed
Practical/Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct
patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing
treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the
team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.Essential
Functions1. Provides direct patient care as defined in the State
Nurse Practice Act.2. Implements current nursing practice following
a comprehensive assessment and the plan of care.3. Provide accurate
and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of
care.4. Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education
and information pertinent to diagnosis and self plan of care.5.
Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately
reporting the identified needs to the interdisciplinary group.
Examples include hospice aide, OT, PT, MSW, ST, Dietitian, or
Clinical Supervisor.6. Uses equipment and supplies effectively and
efficiently.7. Provides appropriate pain/symptom management.
Evaluates patient's response to treatments/medications.8.
Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also
participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams
and activities.9. Performs other duties as assigned by the
registered nurse.PM19 .Requirements:Supervisory ResponsibilityThis
position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.Physical
DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.This position requires prolonged or
considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position, and/or
transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment.
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and/or
crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing
skills. While performing the duties of this position, the employee
travels by automobile and is exposed to changing weather
conditions. Employees will be required to drive daily for meetings
and/or visits to residential homes or residential settings. The
employee will work in varied residential environments based on
assigned caseload.TravelTravel is primarily local during the
business day, although some out-of-the-area travel may be
expected.Required Education and Experience1. Graduate of an
accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.2. Three
years of nursing experience. Community health/hospice or
medical/surgical experience is preferred.3. Currently licensed as
an LPN/LVN in the State.4. Complies with accepted professional
standards and practice.5. Demonstrates good verbal and written
communication, and organization skills.6. Must be a licensed driver
with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or
organization requirements and is in good working order.7.
Understands the philosophy of the hospice concept. Also understands
the needs of the terminally ill.AAP/EEO StatementQueen City
Hospice, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All applicants will be considered for employment without attention
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, veteran, or disability status.Other DutiesPlease
note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities
that are required of the employee for this job. Duties,
responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or
without notice. PI130747434
Keywords: Queen City Hospice, LLC, Columbus , LPN CC, Capital City Hospice, Other , Columbus, Ohio
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