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LPN - Hospice

Company: LHC Group
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview Offering One-on-One Patient Care The University of Tennessee Hospice is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN to join our team. This position is a great opportunity to grow your Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN skillset while providing essential one-on-one care to individuals in the home care setting. The University of Tennessee Hospice, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. Essential Functions The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Hospice provides care to patients in hospice. The LPN maintains patient confidentiality at all times. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) practices use of good communication skills, both verbally and written. Is responsible for adhering to all LPN Nursing Practice Standards as they apply to patient care. Performs skilled nursing services under the supervision of a staff RN on a daily basis. Administers prescribed medications and treatments as permitted by State regulations on an as needed basis. Assists the physician and/or staff RN in performing specialized procedures on an as needed basis. Assists the patient with activities of daily living and encourages appropriate self-care on a daily basis. Education & Experience Formal Education: Associate Degree or certification equivalent License Requirements Unrestricted licensure in state of practice. Current CPR certification required. Current drivers license and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation. Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability. Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

Keywords: LHC Group, Knoxville , LPN - Hospice, Healthcare , Knoxville, Tennessee

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