Job Title: LPN/LPN-CC
Status: Full Time – (40 hours)
Supervisor: Nursing Supervisor
FLSA: Non Exempt
LPN: Provides nursing care and other support services to patients and families, based on interdisciplinary plan of care under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
LPN CC: Provides nursing care and other support services to patients and families in the home setting for an extended period of time. Nursing care and support is based on interdisciplinary plan of care under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Participates in on-call and PRN visits as requested by Nursing Supervisor. Performs other related duties as required.
Current unrestricted WV license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Minimum of one year nursing experience. Hospice, public health, or home nursing experience preferred. Current driver’s license, reliable transportation, and valid automobile insurance required.
Physical Demands / Work Environment:
Must be able to travel to and access patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment or patients’ lifestyles. Must be able to continuously stand and walk, frequently squat, climb stairs, bend to the floor, reach over the shoulder, kneel, twist, sit, lift/transfer patients*, and remain in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods of time. (*A patient lift is generally supportive in nature. A total patient lift function is outside of the normal work requirement) Must have visual acuity sufficient to continuously note changes in patient condition (breathing, color, skin integrity) and to read a thermometer, sphygmomanometer dial, and other instruments. Must have hearing acuity sufficient to auscultate BP, hear verbal instructions and communication from clients, respond to emergency alarms, and answer the telephone. Must be able to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes, remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-12 hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas and concepts. Must be able to deal effectively with stress, patients and their families, multiple tasks, noise, interruptions, and emotional loss, and to work cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor.
If you are interested in applying for this opening, either:
1 – Fill out the online application below with resume and/or cover letter and submit OR
2 – You can print out our application by clicking here, fill it out, and mail to: HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd W., Charleston, WV 25387