Licensed Practical Nurse, Hospice in West Palm Beach, FL at MorseLife Health System

Date Posted: 7/29/2019

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Job Description

Express Your Inner Greatness Within a Great Place to Work! 

LEADERSHIP, TEAMWORK, PASSION, IMPACT, QUALITY, and CUSTOMER FOCUS are our core values. If you posses them, we want to get to know you better!

Imagine putting your skill and passion to work, bringing a greater quality of life to countless patients. Imagine being part of an industry-leading team in the fastest growing sector of health care today – senior care. That’s exactly the opportunity that awaits you in a nursing career with MorseLife – one of America’s premier health care centers.

  


Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)


 

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides skilled nursing care under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.  The LPN provides nursing services that are within the area of expertise approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and with consistency to the patient’s plan of care.

 Provides services in accordance with agency policies which include:

    • providing services in accordance with program policies;
    • preparing clinical and progress notes;
    • assisting the Registered Nurse or physician in performing specialized duties;
    • assisting the Registered Nurse in carrying out the plan of care;
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes (not to include admission). Observes, records, and reports to the appropriate person symptoms, reactions and changes including general physical and mental condition of clients and signs and symptoms which may be indicative of untoward changes.
  • Assists the Registered Nurse in performing specialized procedures as directed by the Registered Nurse under physician's orders,
  • Fosters cooperative effort among personnel by understanding the functions of other persons involved in client care and by active participation in team and staff conferences.

The Licensed Practical Nurse with the education and proven clinical competence may perform certain treatments/procedures provided that Hospice policies and the State's regulatory acts allow their performance.  Only Licensed Advanced trained Practical/Vocational Nurses with documented skill in performing these functions may:

  • Administer medications, observe and report signs of adverse reactions..
  • Inspect intravenous insertion sites, change dressings, and remove peripheral I.V. needles/catheters.
  • Hang hydrating fluid without medications.
  • Hang I.V.'s premixed with medications.
  • Flush peripheral lines with saline or heparin solutions.

Job Requirements

What you’ll bring to the table:

 

  • Working knowledge of Hospice care. Two or more years in Hospice or in a hospital setting preferred. Demonstrated competence in emergency medical techniques.
  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school and one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Licensed as a LPN in the State of Florida
  • CPR certification
  • IV Certification

 

 

MorseLife is ideal for professionals looking to express their own  Inner Greatness. Has your Inner Greatness yet to be appreciated? Come join our team and we’ll help you make an impact and surpass even your own expectations! 

Apply now! 

MorseLife is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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