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LPN HOSPICE HOME CARE-PD EVENINGS- HOME CARE

LPN HOSPICE HOME CARE-PD EVENINGS- HOME CARE

ID 
2017-21371
Site 
MERIDIAN HOME CARE
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Neptune
Status 
Per Diem
Shift 
Evening
Shift Hours 
7pm -8am

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Overview

How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Meridian at Home we take exceptional pride in our work and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of clinical care. Applying innovative services within the comforts of patient’s homes, Meridian at Home is changing the way home care is delivered.

Responsibilities

  • The Hospice LPN Shift Nurse will be working overnight in patients homes to assist with the management of symptoms for terminally ill patients. The LPN will be administering medications, providing care and working with the on call nurse for any needs the patient may have that is outside the LPN's scope of practice. Documentation every 15 minutes will be required on all continuous care cases. Occasionally revisits to patients homes may be required. 

The responsibilities for the Hospice LPN will include:

 

  • Management of patients symptoms
  • Updating care plan to meet patients needs.
  • Calls to the physician if needed for changes in medication orders.  
  • Administration of medications as needed.
  • Documentation of all changes in patients condition.
  • Communication with on call RN and interdisciplinary team as required.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be
  • A graduate of an accredited nursing school.
  • Hold a NJ LPN license and CPR card in good standing
  • Have a minimum of 1 year recent experience, with previous hospice experience preferred.
  • Some College experience helpful.

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