Hospice PRN LPN (evening/weekend)

Career Title: Hospice PRN LPN (evening/weekend)
City: Des Moines
State: Iowa

We are seeking a PRN LPN to provide continuous care during evening/weekend hours 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