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Amergis LPN Hospice Bronx,NY in Bronx, New York

Visiting Hospice LPN - $40 per Hour

Full Time, 40 hours per week

Weekly pay and Full benefits!

The LPN/LVN – Hospice is responsible for providing care,comfort and support to terminally ill patients. The LPN/LVN – Hospice assumesthe responsibility and accountability for the delivery of hospice patient carein various settings. The LPN/LVNdemonstrates the ability to make clinical judgments in an effective andefficient manner with supervision. The LPN/LVN will also demonstrate criticalthinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identifiednursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursinginterventions.

  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based on patient care requirements

  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities,plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard

  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic end-of-lifepatient environment

  • Provides patient and/or family education, guidance andsupport

  • Documents the patient’s response to nursing and otherinterventions

  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meetpatient care needs of an assigned floor/unit including establishing priorities

  • Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment andequipment

  • Advises grieving family members on coping techniques andcommunity resources • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nursefor the state in which the nurse practices

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

  • Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency programwhen applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

    Please note that this pay range represents agood faith estimate of the compensation that will be offered for this positionbased on the circumstances. The actual pay offered to a successful candidatewill take into account a wide range of factors, including but not limited tolocation, experience, and other variable factors.

    Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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