License Practical Nurse (LPN)

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States | Full-time

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The 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.

As a member of the License Practical Nurse Team, you will serve as a critical liaison between the benefit of hospice services and potential patients, their loved ones and caregivers, and our healthcare partners. Contributing to patient access to care at Heart of Hospice will not only bring you purpose in and satisfaction with your work, but will also welcome you into our dedicated, skilled, and mission-driven team.

About Us:

Heart of Hospice was founded in 2007 with a vision to transform end-of-life care in the communities we serve. We currently provide care to 16 regions across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and South Carolina. We believe all hospice-eligible patients and those who love them deserve the best care at the end of life. Our team members receive access to excellent training, innovative technology, competitive benefits, and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow.

The Position:

The LPN is an integral part of the Hospice team and as such is responsible for the excellent delivery of care in every care setting. 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.

 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 an 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

Heart of Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer