Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Nights Hospice Crisis Care
Location: Altamonte Springs, Florida
Internal Number: 23014625
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
·Benefits from Day One
·Paid Days Off from Day One
·Student Loan Repayment Program
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Schedule: Full Time, 40 hours per week
Shift: Days Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, some weekends
The community you’ll be caring for:
Faith based and Mission driven agency
One-on-one patient care in the patient’s home environment
Joint Commission Deemed Status accredited agency
Competitive pay with no state income tax
Commitment to workplace wellness and exceptional health and benefits offerings
The role you’ll contribute:
The Crisis Care Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing one-on-one skilled nursing care for assigned patients on hospice care in private homes or in skilled nursing facilities/assisted living facilities, in compliance with hospice, State and Federal regulatory and licensure standards. The Crisis Care Licensed Practical Nurse will also complete training to be available to work in the In Patient Unit (IPU) and in the field as a flex nurse/”runner”.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Provides skilled nursing care to hospice patients requiring crisis care or visits in private homes, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities and also in the inpatient unit setting. (85%)
·Assesses the assigned patient’s conditions and symptoms which have created the need for crisis care, a routine or PRN visit, or general in patient level of care if patient in the IPU. Visits may also include Active Daily Living (ADL) visits to patients needing baths or ADL assistance.
·Provides nursing care and comfort, such as takes vitals, administer medication, feed, bathe change clothes and/or bedding, dress wounds and provide other palliative care as indicated on the written plan of care for assigned patient.
·Provides support and education to the family and/or caregiver.
·Appropriately communicates with supervisory RN (Triage, Case Manager or Patient Care Manager) regarding symptom management issues, changes in patient’s condition, safety issues or other patient care concerns.
·Completes all required documentation, including medication profile, for the patient’s medical record.
·Ensures all charting documents patient’s condition, medications administered, changes in condition, requests and responses for directives from supervisor and others in authority, any safety issues and the education and instructions given to caregivers.
·Performs post mortem procedures upon death of patient, per Hospice of the Comforter policy and procedure, including completion of required documentation.
·Provides brief respite for the caregivers during shift, as needed.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
·Graduation from accredited nursing program, equivalent to one year of practical training with certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted at the discretion of the Administrator.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.