Hospice PRN LPN

Career Title: Hospice PRN LPN
City: Des Moines
State: Iowa

We are seeking a PRN LPN to provide continuous care to hospice patients in the Des Moines, IA area. Our primary need will be evening and weekend hours.

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
  • Currently licensed as an LPN in IA
  • Understands philosophy of hospice concept
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile in good working order