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  • Continuous Care Licensed Practical Nurse

    Job Locations US-NJ-Rahway | US-NJ-Toms River | US-NJ-Burlington | US-NJ-Trenton | US-NJ-Brick | US-NJ-Paramus | US-NJ-Morristown
    Requisition ID
    2018-6346
    Position Category
    Nursing
    Position Type
    Per Diem (as needed basis)
  • Overview

    Great new Career Opportunity in Hospice!

     

    Now Hiring - Continuous Care Licensed Practical Nurse - All New Jersey

     

    Hours: Per Diem, All Shifts

     

    Ascend Hospice - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.

     

    We are proud to Offer:

    • Competitive Salaries
    • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Paid Time Off
    • Mileage Reimbursement
    • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
    • And More!

    If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.

     

    Ascend Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    EEO/AA/M/F/DV

    Responsibilities

    The Continuous Care LPN will be responsible for providing direct patient care, health counseling and teaching to patients and their families. Responsibilities can include, but are not limited to:

    1. Reinforcing teaching, supervising and counseling of the patient, family members and staff regarding nursing care and the patient's needs.
    2. Observes and documents the physical, mental and emotional needs of the patient and family on an ongoing basis
    3. Delivers physical and psychological care as prescribed by the attending physician, as supervised by the Hospice Nurse and as approved by the IDC team
    4. Maintains continuity of patient care through ongoing communication with families and other health care professionals
    5. Provides direct skilled bedside nursing care.
    6. Evaluates patient/family needs and assists in the preparation and execution of the interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient on the team.
    7. Evaluates effectiveness of treatments and monitors patient's reactions
    8. Maintains accurate clinical notes on interdisciplinary charts.
    9. Assists in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines to the RN Case Manager and participating in Interdisciplinary Team meetings

    Qualifications

    Education:

    High School Diploma or equivalent

     

    Professional Experience:

    • Must have a valid LPN license for the state of operations
    • Must have 2 years' experience, preferably within hospice
    • Proficient knowledge of Electronic Medical Records systems, a plus
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, & Outlook

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