Good Shepherd Hospice LPN / Every Other Weekend / Fri 5pm to Mon 8am in Independence, Missouri
Our Mission...serving people with dignity and compassion The Hospice LPN makes visits, under the direction of a registered nurse, to supplement the nursing care needs of our patients and their families.
• Full time / Every Other Weekend - Friday 5pm to Monday 8am • Minimum one year of hospice experience preferred (or previous experience in home health, geriatrics or general medical/surgical nursing required) • 5 weeks paid vacation time per year based on accrued hours
About Us Good Shepherd Hospice is a leading regional provider of hospice care with a clear vision for our future, strong leadership to guide us and great opportunities for all current and future employees. We opened our first office in Oklahoma City in 1995. Today, we have a regional presence serving Texas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Along the way, we've touched the lives of more than 20,000 patients and shepherded 50,000+ family members through their time of need, offering bereavement support for as long as they desired it. Every member of our medical team – and volunteer staff – receives comprehensive, ongoing training. Good Shepherd Hospice is Medicare Certified and State Licensed.
Responsibilities • Carrying out physician orders under the direction of a RN • Informing the physician of changes in the patient’s condition and needs, after consulting with a supervising RN • Communicating with medical professionals, the hospice team and others • Maintaining accurate, up-to-date records • Elevating necessary matters to the attention of the patient care manager • Demonstrating strong communication and customer service skills
Benefits - *5 weeks paid vacation time per year based on accrued hours Our competitive benefit package includes paid holidays, Health, Dental and Life Insurance, an education fund, a 401K investment plan with matching, mileage reimbursement, and 5 weeks paid time off per year based on accrued hours.
Requirements • Graduate of an accredited LPN program • Current state license as a Licensed Practical Nurse • Minimum of one year of Hospice experience preferred (or previous experience in home health, geriatrics or general medical/surgical nursing required) • Valid driver’s license • Can successfully pass background checks
Good Shepherd Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
COMPASSIONATE ABOUT CARE. passionate about life.