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LPN

Company: Hospice of the Midwest
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Our Company:Hospice of the MidwestOverview:Our Hospice Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) are the heart of our organization! In this role, you will support your patients by providing direct care and coordinating with the interdisciplinary team to ensure that both patients and their families have an optimal care experience. Take this chance to make a meaningful impact with your career today!
PRN benefits include:

  • 401(k) program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Vendor discountsResponsibilities:
    • Provide direct patient care to hospice patients, including appropriate pain/symptom management
    • Implement nursing practice following a comprehensive assessment and plan of care
    • Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services
    • Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education
    • Participate in coordination of hospice services
    • Provide appropriate pain/symptom management and evaluate patient response to treatments/medications
    • Participate in professional growth and development opportunities and quality assessment activities
    • Ensure compliance with all state and federal legal and regulatory requirements
    • Additional responsibilities as assignedQualifications:
      • Graduate of an accredited practical or vocational nursing program with current licensure to practice in state of operation
      • 1 year nursing experience required, 3+ years preferred
      • Experience in community health, hospice or med/surg preferred
      • Knowledge of the hospice philosophy of care
      • Commitment to clinical and documentation excellenceAbout our Line of Business: At Hospice of the Midwest, our primary ambition is to bring first-class care to the warmest and most serene environment possible: home. We provide the full spectrum of hospice services, thoughtfully tailored to the individual needs of patients and families. As part of the BrightSpring Health Services family of brands, Hospice of the Midwest is grounded in a foundational commitment to providing exceptional patient care and championing our agency leadership and teams. We are proud to have some of the best and brightest individuals in the health care industry on our team. We are confident you will find purpose, meaning and a chance to make a positive impact from day one. For more information about Hospice of the Midwest, please visit hospiceofthemidwest.com. Follow us on Facebook.

Keywords: Hospice of the Midwest, Des Moines , LPN, Healthcare , Des Moines, Iowa

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