Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Hospice
Company: OSF HealthCare / OSF Medical Group
Location: Loves Park
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Hospice/Palliative Medicine opening in Loves Park, Illinois.
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**Eligible for Sign On Bonus - external candidates** POSITION
SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse utilizes physiological,
psychological and spiritual knowledge to care for a variety of
patients. Clinician functions as a part of a multi-disciplinary
team to meet the needs of patients and recognizes the direct
relationship between the effective/efficient provision of
care/services to patient/ agency. Under physician orders delivers
selected treatments/procedures/tests and basic patient care for the
patient on an intermittent basis while supervised by the RN.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient
care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served. This
requires that the individual demonstrate knowledge of the
principles of growth and development as well as the physical,
emotional and psychosocial needs of the patient population served.
Accountability to the Care Manager in relation to utilization
practices and to the PI/Education Coordinator in relation to
regulatory and compliance standards.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical
Nurse in the state(s) in which they are practicing. Must have
certification in CPR prior to patient care. Provides own
transportation and auto insurance and abides by all laws, rules and
recommendations for safe driving while on duty. Maintains a valid
driver---s license. Demonstrates ability to work independently and
execute own workload. Must be able to use and operate medical
and/or office equipment, including Point of Care devices.
Understand all steps of the nursing process and provides input at
teach step in collaboration with the RN. Expected to take night and
weekend calls, and make home visits and/or work in office during
the evening, night, weekend and/or holiday hours as required.
Accountability to the Care Manager in relation to Utilization
Practices PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One-year recent nursing
experience Home health care experience
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled Job seekers will be afforded
equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran
status or disability status.
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