Maxim Healthcare Services LPN/LVN Hospice in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Maxim Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to assume the responsibility and accountability for delivery of patient care of hospice patients. The Hospice LPN demonstrates the ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision and will demonstrate critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care. Consistently performing according to nursing standards, the Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is accountable in managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.
Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
Performs focused interview to identify specific patient needs.
Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in patient’s condition.
Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.
Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.
Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.
Revises plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
Documents the patient’s response to nursing and other interventions.
Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned floor/unit including establishing priorities.
Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) Joint Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient’s Bill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare Services, nursing and client hospital policies.
Other Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) duties as assigned.
Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license for the state in which the nurse practices.
Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
Current Health Certificate (if applicable)
Current PD or Chest X-Ray
One year prior Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) experience preferred with hospice experience preferred.
Successful completion of screening tests
At Maxim Healthcare Group, 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. *CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays
About Maxim Healthcare Group
Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim’s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.
Maxim Healthcare Group 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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