Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
- Provides direct patient care within the established Plan of Care and as defined in State Nurse Practice Act.
- Demonstrates exceptional service to patients, families, referral sources, co-workers and other customers. Assists team members as needed to ensure that this level of service is consistently provided.
- Implements planed interventions to meet the physical, psychological, social and environmental needs of the patient.
- Evaluates the patient's responses to the approved plan of treatment.
- Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care.
- Provides patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care.
- Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to the interdisciplinary group.
- Participates in Continuous Care as requested.
- Participates in clinical on-call program.
- Attends Interdisciplinary Group meetings to facilitate coordination of care and discussion of interdisciplinary group involvement.
- Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.
- Must be licensed in the State of Idaho as a LPN and in good standing.
- Demonstrates good communication and public relations skills.
- Demonstrates autonomy, attention to detail, organization, assertiveness, flexibility and cooperation in performing job responsibilities.
- Must have a current driver license for the state in which you reside.
- Car insurance
- Current CPR certification.
- Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communications; nursing skills per competency checklist.
- Ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting.
- Understands hospice philosophy & regulatory guidelines and has a passion for impacting the lives of others
- Shows ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.
- Compliance with accepted professional standards and practices.
- Flexible and cooperative in fulfilling all obligations.
At Harrison's Hope, our promise is that no one dies alone, afraid or in pain.
Prior home health or hospice experience strongly preferred.