Job Title: LPN – On Call
Status: Full Time
Supervisor: Tanyia Montie
Hours: 40 hours per week
Triages incoming patient-related calls, providing feedback and follow-through in a timely, professional manner. Calls should be returned within fifteen (15) minutes of notification from the answering service. Home visits are made when required or requested by RN or patient/family. Provides nursing care and other support services to patients and families, based on interdisciplinary plan of care under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Current unrestricted WV license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
- Minimum of one year nursing experience.
- Current driver’s license, reliable transportation, and valid automobile insurance.
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.
For questions, please contact Tanyia Montie at (304) 645-2700.
If you are interested in applying for this Career Opportunity:
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 OR
3 – Visit Human Resources at HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd W., Charleston, WV 25387 and pick up a career Opportunity Application.