Casa de la Luz Hospice

  • Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Full Time

    Job ID
    2018-1300
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time 40
    Location
    US-AZ-Tucson
    Shift (Days/Hours)
    10am-6:30pm
  • Overview

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    Casa de la Luz Hospice is Seeking to Hire an Experienced

    LPN to Join our Team of Dedicated Professionals!

     

    Schedule is Full Time, Mon-Fri, days

     

     Excellent Full Time Benefits Available including: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(K), Mileage Reimbursement, PTO & More!

     

    About Casa de la Luz Hospice:

     

    Lynette Jaramillo and Agnes C. Poore formed Casa de la Luz Hospice, LLC, in 1998 to provide sensitivity, care and support for patients and their loved ones in the final phase of life. They wanted to reach far beyond the usual and customary hospice service in Tucson. They built a team of individuals who are committed to guiding patients and their loved ones through the end of life journey with knowledge, compassion, and the highest ethical standards. Casa de la Luz's mission and core values are in the heart of each of its employees. In order to continuously fulfill our mission we seek to recruit caring and compassionate individuals.

     

    By joining the Casa de la Luz family you will have the opportunity to make a great contribution to the hospice community, and you will find your employment at Casa de la Luz Hospice to be a rewarding experience. Lynette and Agnes continue to lead the company's mission with a hands-on approach to the company's daily operations. Casa de la Luz Hospice has established an outstanding reputation for compassionate and superior care. Credit for this reputation goes to each individual in the organization. Casa has also been voted as Tucson's Best Place to Work on more than one occasion due to our commitment to our employees. Today, Casa de la Luz Hospice is the largest and one of the most trusted and respected hospices in Southern Arizona. We seek unique talent and energies to contribute to our culture of superior care.

     

    Position Overview:

     

    The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of the RN Case Manager/Patient Services Supervisor. Responsibilities include following the Plan of Care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.

     

    Responsibilities

    1. Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act.
    2. Implements current nursing practice following a patient assessment and an approved Plan of Care initiated by the RN Case Manager/Patient Services Supervisor.
    3. Completes, maintains and submits accurate and relevant electronic clinical notes at point of service, regarding patient’s condition and care given.  
    4. Records pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate.  Documentation to be completed within established time frame.
    5. Assess and provide patient/family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and self Plan of Care.
    6. Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for hospice interdisciplinary group members, e.g., hospice home health aide, OT, PT, MSW, ST, Dietitian to the RN Case Manager/Patient Services Supervisor.
    7. Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
    8. Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patients response to treatments/medications.
    9. Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also participates in organization's quality management program.
    10. Performs other duties as assigned by the RN Case Manager/Patient Services Supervisor.

       

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    1. Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.
    2. Three years nursing experience. Community health/hospice or medical/surgical experience is preferred.
    3. Currently licensed as an LPN/LVN in the State.
    4. Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.
    5. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
    6. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
    7. Understands philosophy of hospice concept. Also understands needs of the terminally ill.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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