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LPN-Hospice Residential

Northwell Health

Northwell Health

Staten Island, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Job Description

Performs the duties in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of all assigned patients under the direction of the Registered Professional Nurse and/or the Physician. Assists Registered Nurse in complex nursing care for patients. Performs other related functions as directed by the Registered Nurse.

Job Responsibility

  • * Provides direct patient care as defined in the New York Nurse Practice Act in the Home, Nursing Facility or Inpatient or Residential Setting.
  • * Applies hospice and nursing practice standards to patient care activities.
  • * Implements plan of care initiated by the Hospice RN.
  • * Provides accurate and timely documentation of patient services reflective of plan of care.
  • * Reports changes in patient condition or needs to clinical staff.
  • * Assess and provides patient and family/caregiver education and information.
  • * Participates in coordination of hospice services, reporting needs for hospice interdisciplinary group members, including but not limited to: Hospice Aide, OT, PT, Speech, Nutrition, Skin, Bereavement Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator or Clinical Supervisor referrals/assessments.
  • * Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient’s response to treatments/medications.
  • * Participates in organization’s Performance Improvement Program.
  • * Assists with the admission, discharge and transfer of patients.
  • * Assists in post mortem care.
  • * Attends IDG meetings and other staff meetings and in-services, as requested.
  • Performs related duties, as required.
  • Physical Demands:
    • Constant – standing, walking, stooping, bending, stretching, lifting, pulling, pushing, and turning.
    • Frequent – lifts objects from 10 lbs To 150 lbs and pushes objects up to 200 lbs.
    • Occasional – Sitting Lifts with assistance objects greater than 150 lbs and carries objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

*ADA Essential Functions

Job Qualification

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • Licensure and current registration by New York State Department of Education.
  • Valid NYS driver’s license, required.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in identified clinical skills required for direct patient care as per policy and procedure.

*Additional Salary Detail
The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member’s base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).