Hospice LPN On-Call (weekday evenings or weekends)

Career Title: Hospice LPN On-Call (weekday evenings or weekends)
City: Dayton
State: Ohio

We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse for a full-time On-Call Hospice LPN position. This position will perform routine and emergency visits as needs arise after hours for our entire service area (Xenia, Springfield and Troy). Shifts may include weekday evenings (Monday-Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.) or weekend (Friday at 5:00 p.m. – Monday at 8:00 a.m.).

Job duties of this rewarding position include:

  • Providing direct patient care to hospice patients, including appropriate pain/symptom management
  • Implementing nursing practice following a comprehensive assessment and plan of care
  • Providing accurate and timely documentation of patient services
  • Assessing and providing patient and family/caregiver education
  • Participating in coordination of hospice services
  • Participating in professional growth and development opportunities and quality assessment activities

Ideal candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program
  • Three years nursing experience, home health or hospice preferred
  • Experience in hospice a plus
  • Currently licensed as an LPN in Ohio
  • Understands philosophy of hospice concept
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile in good working order