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Job Title

Continuous Care LPN

Company : Grace Healthcare Services

Location : Morristown, NJ

Created : 2020-09-12

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

Continuous Care LPN-Per Diem- Morris County Grace was founded in 2005 It is our belief that the delivery of hospice care can be taken to a new level of excellence by those who understand the privilege of what it means to serve the terminally ill. The privilege of serving patients at the end of life throughout New Jersey.We are dedicated to advancing the quality of hospice care in the communities that we serve. Our promise is to utilize the inherent expertise of our staff to educate consumers and serve patients and families with the highest level of dignity and grace. Job Summary:: The Hospice Continuous Care LPN is pivotal in identifying the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient and family. The LPN works under the supervision and direction of the RN Case Manager and initiates the appropriate interventions in support of the patient and family. The LPN also follows a comprehensive and responsive plan of care. QUALIFICATIONS: NJ Nurse License required Minimum one (1) year of clinical experience Understanding of Hospice philosophy and needs of terminally ill Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills Excellent Communication Skills Ability to travel within the state of NJ RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to): This position does not have supervisory duties Provide direct skilled bedside nursing care to patients. Ensure and document care and interventions provided as well as appropriate use of medication, durable medical equipment and supplies. Provide accurate documentation as outlined in hospice, state and federal guidelines/standards. Documentation must be prepared and turned in according to these guidelines or disciplinary actions may be taken. Follows RN care plan appropriately. Report any changes in the patient?s status to the RN case manager or Triage Nurse. Report necessary information to the Director of Clinical Operations, Team Leader, RN case manager and other members of the IDT. Respond to issues as clinically appropriate. Work in conjunction with RN case manager. Provide clinical advice and emotional support to patients and their family members. Administers medications accurately, observing patient response as ??? by documentation in the medication ?? and look for negative outcomes. Promote a customer service oriented approach to care & customer relationships. Participate in customer conflict resolution. Ensure that Grace Healthcare Services best practices are incorporated into all job activities/responsibilities Perform other duties as necessary