LPN-IPU 7a-7p
Gulfside Regional Hospice, Inc. - Bayonet Point, FL

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The Licensed Practical Nurse is committed to providing the highest quality of care as identified in the GRH Mission. Nursing responsibilities may include: identifying and coordinating patient/family needs, providing preventative and supportive care to terminally ill patient/family unit and collaborating with the Team RN and other disciplines to ensure the highest quality of care is maintained. The License Practical Nurse is professional and serves as a GRH role model in the community. The Licensed Practical Nurse reports to the Manager of Inpatient Care.

Rotating weekends/12 hour shifts/IV certified

Duties:
  • Exhibits professionalism and responsiblity within and outside the company, contributes to a positive image.
  • Possesses the ability to prioritize patient needs on a daily basis.
  • Participates in the team responsibility of providing continuity of care while ensuring quality care is exercised. Involves back-up and on-call time when necessary.
  • Is financially conscientious in providing cost-effective nursing care.
  • Effectively communicates with RN Case Manager and NCM when needed in discussing matters related to nursing processes and services.
  • Collaborates with Case Manager in the absence of an RN when requested.
  • Maintains a good working relationship with team members and other disciplines with a common goal to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Attends to patient and family complaints/concerns. Communicates issues clearly with RN Case Manager. Maintains a pro-active approach, assuring problem resolution is performed in an effective, timely manner. Uses persuasiveness and good judgment to formulate appropriate win-win outcomes when possible.
  • Educates the community regarding Hospice care, philosophy and concept through a case by case consultation with individuals in the community, edcuational in-services or seminars.

Qualifications:
  • Currently licensed in the State of Florida as a Licensed Practical Nurse, with a minimum of one (1) year of nursing experience.
  • Hospice, Oncology or Home Health experience is preferred.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of acute care nursing experience with training in Palliative Care, Symptom Management and IV Therapy is desirable.
  • Must have current CPR certification.
  • Must have current IV certification.

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