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Overview

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care under
the supervision of a registered nurse. 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.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act, including specialized
duties related to end of life care.
2. Implements current nursing practice following a comprehensive assessment and the plan of
care.
3. Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care.
4. Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to
diagnosis and self plan of care.
5. Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs
to the interdisciplinary group. Examples include hospice aide, OT, PT, SW, ST, Dietician or
Clinical Supervisor.
6. Uses and prepares equipment and supplies effectively, adhering to aseptic technique.
7. Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient’s response to
treatments/medications.
8. Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also participates in
organization’s quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
9. Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.
The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and
responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to
perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.
HOSPICE POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
1. Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.
2. At least one (1) year of experience. Community health/hospice or medical/surgical
experience is preferred and shall work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
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. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
8. Understands philosophy of hospice concept. Also understands the needs of the terminally
ill.
Please send resumes to: hr.recruiter@freedomhhhcare.com

Wage starts at $43.00 DOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: Yes
Minimum Hourly Wage: 32.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: 32.00
Accessible by Public Transportation: No