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LPN - Hospice - Weekends

Company: Casa De La Paz
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview: Casa de la Paz in Sierra Vista, AZ is seeking a Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN to join our team.

  • Excellent Pay & Benefits
  • 1:1 Patient Care
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401k and Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Great Culture - join our family!This position is a great opportunity to grow your Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN skill-set -while providing essential one-on-one care to individuals in the home care setting. - Casa de la Paz, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose:Its all about helping people. Essential Functions: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Hospice provides care to patients in hospice. The LPN maintains patient confidentiality at all times. - The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) practices use of good communication skills, both verbally and written. Is responsible for adhering to all LPN Nursing Practice Standards as they apply to patient care.Performs skilled nursing services under the supervision of a staff RN on a daily basis.
    • Administers prescribed medications and treatments as permitted by State regulations on an as needed basis.
    • Assists the physician and/or staff RN in performing specialized procedures on an as needed basis.
    • Assists the patient with activities of daily living and encourages appropriate self-care on a daily basis.
    • Reports to the patients physician and other appropriate personnel regarding pertinent changes in the patients condition on an as needed basis.
    • Performs complex wound care if in-service is documented for specific procedure on a daily or as needed basis.
    • Receives and follows physician orders within realm of practice for an LPN and within the standards of hospice practice but may not alter the plan of care on a daily basis.
    • Participates in LHC Connect and completes all required hospice assigned modules on-line and attends assigned in-services on a monthly basis.
    • Compliance with procedures and processes of ordering/obtaining medications ordered by the physician and included in the patients Plan of care. Assures compliance when possible of medication regime within the specified formulary on a regular basis. Education & Experience: Formal Education: -Associate Degree or certification equivalentLicense Requirements
      • Unrestricted licensure in state of practice.
        • Current CPR certification required.
          • Current drivers license and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.Additional Sate Specific Requirements
            • LA: At a minimum, two years full time experience working as an LPN.
              • AL, AR, AZ, GA, ID, MI, MO, MS, NC, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WV: No additional state specific requirements.Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. - If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

Keywords: Casa De La Paz, Sierra Vista , LPN - Hospice - Weekends, Healthcare , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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