LPN Emergent Field Visits – Nights – Delray Beach/West Palm Beach/Jupiter

Trustbridge

Overview

Pay range $20/hr. – $27/hr. based on experience

 

Use your nursing skills to make a difference. 

 

Hospice nurses provide end of life care to help ensure the comfort and quality of life for their patients.  They primarily work in collaborative, team-driven environments that require frequent communication with their patients, families and other caregivers.  The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, patient and calm.  Hospice nurses are caring and kind individuals who possess a special hospice heart who can help our patients celebrate the rest of their life’s journey.

Responsibilities

Hours of operation: Saturday and Sunday and 1 weeknight 7pm – 7:30am

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

  • Under the direction of the registered nurse and primary physician, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for identifying patient/family needs, and coordinating the care for the patient/family.
  • As part of the interdisciplinary group (IDG) contributes and follows an individualized plan of care.
  • The LPN utilizes monitoring, intervention and teaching skills to maximize patient comfort and enhance the quality of life for the patient/family unit.  
  • Pledge to make the comfort and care of patients and families the highest priority.
  • Consistently provide a high level of personalized, sincere and engaging service to patients and families at all times.
  • Ensure the complete satisfaction

 

Qualifications

 

  1. Education/Regulatory Requirements:
    • Current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Florida.
    • Current Basic Life Support Certification.
    • Successful completion of 30 hour IV Course meeting State of Florida Board of Nursing requirements.
    • Hospice Certification preferred.
  2. Skills:
    • Understanding of the ability to apply the characteristics of hospice nursing, case management, crisis intervention, communication skills, thanatology skills, and needs assessment skills.
    • Adequate and reliable means of transportation with adequate insurance and valid Florida driver’s license.
  3. Professional Requirements:
    • Ability to coordinate with both volunteers and other health care professionals in the delivery of palliative care to Hospice patients.
    • LPNs will be able to perform techniques and procedures according to the skills as evidenced by attendance at training sessions and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  4. Language Skills:
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

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