Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Hospice

US-NJ-Monmouth
3 weeks ago
ID
2017-3224
# of Openings
1
Type
Per Diem
Category
Nursing

Overview

VNA Health Group is a premiere Medicare/Medicaid-certified provider of home health, hospice, and community-based services. We’ve been serving families and individuals with the most advanced, comprehensive clinical home care in NJ since 1912.

 

We are currently looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team. This position would be responsible for providing quality care and home health nursing care services under the direction of a Registered Nurse or an Advanced Practice Nurse

Responsibilities

  1. Supports organization’s mission by striving for excellence in all aspects of their job with a focus on positive interpersonal relationship with co-workers
  2. Implements plan of care under the direction of the Registered Nurse
  3. Assists client to follow preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures
  4. Monitors quality and appropriateness of services provided
  5. Establishes and maintains professional working relationship with health care providers      and other members of the disciplinary teams in providing patient and family care
  6. Adheres to agency infection control and safety policies
  7. Adheres to the organization’s policy in regards to absenteeism and appearance
  8. Omission of specific duties does not exclude them from this position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position

Qualifications

  1. Graduate of an NLN accredited LPN program with current NJ LPN licensure  
  2. 2+ years of med/surg and acute care nursing experience
  3. 1-2  years of homecare and hospice experience preferred
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  5. Strong computer skills
  6. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  7. Car and valid driver’s license
  8. Willingness and ability to travel as needed

 Working Conditions/Physical Demand: Working indoors and outdoors with clinical equipment and use of phone and computer; Job characteristics: Client and Customer contact

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