Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Hospice
Additional Information About the Role
Are you passionate about patient relationships? Do you want to provide quality end of life care? If so, BJC Home Health is looking for a new LPN to join their Hospice team in the St. Louis, MO region!
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm with some flex days/into evenings based on patient need.
Weekend (1 per month) & Holiday Rotation (one winter and one summer)
5-6 patients per day
Up to $2500 Sign-On Bonus Eligible
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BJC Home Care offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs.
BJC Home Care provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.
Hospice, the final stage of BJC's continuum of care, is a special kind of caring for patients with a life-limiting illness. Services are provided in the comfort of the patient's home or skilled nursing facility. The Hospice staff are sensitive to the physical, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual needs of terminally ill adult and pediatric patients and their families. We provide a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals and volunteers, specially trained in symptom management, pain control, counseling and bereavement services for the dying. Our Hospice services include alternative therapies such as music, art and massage therapy. Our Hospice programs provide palliative care by helping patients manage their pain and symptoms while living their lives with daily peace and dignity.
Provides direct patient care activities including IV management, utilizing the nursing process, under the supervision of the RN.
ResponsibilitiesImplements treatments and procedures within the scope of practice for the Licensed Practical Nurse.Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, provides patient teaching and discharge planning. Participates in professional development and life long learning.Performs patient assessment and evaluation with regard to the patient?s age and developmental needs.Assists in developing and updating the plan of care with regard to the patient?s age and developmental needs.Implements plan of care with regard to the patient?s age and developmental needs.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED - Nursing
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
Licenses & CertificationsValid Driver's LicenseLPN - IV Cert