Responsible for providing high quality nursing care and personal care to patients under the direction of the registered professional nurse consistent with Agency philosophy, policy, goals and objectives, and Standards of Nursing Practice.
Provides nursing care to patients in any of the three Hospice service areas: Hospice Home Care, Hospice Residence and Hospice Crisis Care. Works under moderate supervision. Licensure: License and current registration to practice as an LPN in New York State required. Valid drivers license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs. Education: High School Diploma or completion of LPN Program required.
Experience: Minimum of two years work experience as an LPN required. Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs. Home care/hospice experience preferred.
NOTE: Employee will be hired to perform nursing care duties in primarily one area of service (Home Care visits, Hospice Residence shifts, or Crisis Care visits). However the nurse will be cross-trained in each service area and will be expected to perform nursing care duties in all three Hospice services, as needed.