LPN Hospice/Evenings

It’s more than a career, it’s a callingWI-Hospice Home of Hope

Worker Type:

Regular

Job Highlights:

At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. Our mission and values put the patient first and helps you to feel valued while respecting teamwork and collaboration.

SSM Health is also committed to creating a partnership with employees. We ask our employees to actively engage and participate in decisions that impact on their work. We celebrate together and recognize those people who help us deliver an exceptional experience.

Join the SSM Health Team and Fulfill Your Calling!

Benefits

  • SSM Health offers competitive compensation and Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
  • Income based medical insurance premium discounts
  • HSA/FSA options
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Generous PTO Bank
  • 403b/401k retirement plans
  • Daily Pay: Get paid daily doing the work you love in a way that fits your life.
  • Tuition reimbursement, continued education, discounts, and participations in the Federal Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Professional development days and opportunities for career advancement
  • Employee Relief Fund to help with life’s unexpected financial emergencies
  • Commitment to employee wellness through our EAP

Job Summary:Provides care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within the scope of license.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Delivers care to assigned clients and performs direct care in accordance with an established plan of care.
  • Delivers safe care at all times that is in line with physician orders, home health policy and established nursing care standards.
  • Maintains communication regarding patient progress with physician, supervisor, staff and family members as appropriate to the situation. Reports patient-related observations to supervising RN on a daily basis.
  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Provides documentation that follows the established treatment plan, supports coordination of patient care, meets regulatory requirements and ensures reimbursement.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • May perform point of care testing according to policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or educational equivalency for licensing

EXPERIENCE

  • One year licensed practical nurse experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional driving.
  • Rare crawling and running.

Licenses / Certifications:Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) – American Heart Association (AHA), Driver License – State of Work Location, Driving Record – Motor Vehicle Report (MVR), FUTURE – Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days – American Heart Association (AHA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – State of Work Location or Compact Multi-State License

Work Shift:Evening Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:

1900000116 HOSPICE Home of Hope-FDL

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

8

SSM Health is an equal opportunity employer. SSM Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,pregnancy, veteran statusor any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Click here to learn more.

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