After Hours LPN

Lake Charles, LA Full-time

The After Hours LPN is an integral part of the Hospice team and as such is responsible for the excellent delivery of care in every care setting after hours and during the weekend.

 

Nothing inspires a person more than bringing care and coordination to patients and their families who are facing end of life care.  We offer a supportive work environment where faith, excellence, compassion, respect and integrity are an essential part of our company culture.  Make a difference in patients’ lives today, as well as in your own career. Come grow with us. 

 

 About Us:

Heart of Hospice was founded in 2007 and currently provides care to patients via 12 agencies throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. We provide excellent training, innovative technology, competitive benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow.  Be a part of the team that is transforming end of life care in our Greater New Orleans area.

 

The Position:

The After Hours LPN is an integral part of the Hospice team and as such is responsible for the excellent delivery of care in every care setting after hours and during the weekend. The LPN will receive calls from patients and/or family members and quickly respond to and access problems delivering high quality care in a crisis. Also direct patient nursing care, recognize and interprets pain/symptom management and institute remedial measures, educate patient and family/caregiver, communicate to RN, medical director, attending physicians, etc regarding patient status changes or needs during afterhours call.

 

The Requirements:

  • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse in good standings, in the state of Louisiana with no restrictions. 
  • Must have(2) years experience as a LPN. 
  • Community health/hospice or medical/surgical experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of hospice philosophy, grief-loss, death and dying processes

 Why Should I Apply:

  • Excellent benefits
  • Competitive healthcare package
  • 401k match
  • Eligible for paid holidays and PTO from date of hire
  • EAP program
  • Supportive team environment
  • Growth and advancement opportunities

 Website: www.heartofhospice.net