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Hospice House LPN (Venango County)

Description

Purpose:
The Hospice House Licensed Practical Nurse provides direct technical nursing care to hospice guests within the Hospice House setting in conjunction with the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team.

This positon qualifies for a sign on bonus of up to $7,500 for experienced LPNs and $5,000 for newly licensed employees! Apply today to learn more!


Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide emotional support and empathy to the guest through listening and encouragement.Provide physical and emotional support to the guest and family during the dying process.Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies, and procedures
  • Provide individualized end of life care to guests.
  • Utilize standard blood and body fluid precautions.Demonstrates understanding of hospice philosophy of care.
  • Maintain a safe, clean guest environment through observation and the performance of light household chores.
  • Provide nutrition by preparing meals and assisting with food and fluid intake.
  • Communicate appropriately with the Hospice IDT in a timely manner.Recognize guest emergencies and implement emergency procedures.
  • Promote good personal hygiene by assisting the guest with bathing, shampooing, mouth care, nail care, and other personal care as appropriate.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding guest, staff and Hospice House matters.Maintain guest records and related reports
  • Provide for maximum comfort to the guest through proper positioning and bed making.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of two (2) years medical/surgical experience in an acute care facility and/or skilled nursing facility - Preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited school for practical nursing -Required
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills- Required.
  • Ability to work independently without constant, direct supervision- Required.
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills- Required.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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