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Hospice LPN

Lawrence, MA

Department
Staff LPN Team 4
Job ID
12753
Schedule
Full Time
Shift
Days

Description

The LPN assists RN in providing hospice care to patients as assigned. 

  • Provides hospice nursing care to patients and families utilizing current principles of palliative care and symptom management to produce hospice outcomes as directed by RN.
  • Coordinates care in a cost efficient manner and collaborates effectively with other team members.
  • Utilizes nursing processes and current standards of nursing practice in providing hospice care.
  • Communicates with physicians and VNA staff regarding changes in patient's condition.
  • Understands family dynamics and works effectively within various types of family systems.
  • Updates care plan, medication profile, and HHA treatment plan routinely and as patient condition changes.
  • Completes all nursing documentation per procedures and nursing standards of practice including assessments, interventions, responses to interventions, communications, verbal orders, etc.
Active LPN licensure in Massachusetts and New Hampshire or willingness to obtain both required. Prior homecare or hospice experience preferred.
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