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Job Title LPN / LVN Nurses
Job Salary US$23.00 per hour
Job Description

The LPN/LVN administers nursing care according to the plan of care to terminally ill patients admitted to the program, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the State where the hospice program is located. Salary Range: $23 / Hour


  • Per Diem
  • Shift and Schedule
  • Weekends as needed
  • Rotating weekends
  • On call


  • Provides direct skilled bedside nursing care.
  • Evaluates patient/family needs and assists in the preparation and execution of the interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient on the team.
  • Performs selected acts in the care of the terminally ill under the supervision of a registered nurse; such acts include the administration of treatments and medications.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of treatments and monitors patient’s reactions.
  • Reports significant findings or changes in the patient’s condition to the registered nurse, Team Manager or Physician. Documents reports in clinical notes.
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment for the patient and family.
  • Maintain accurate documentation including but not limited to clinical notes on interdisciplinary charts.
  • Evaluates patient/family response to care.
  • Utilizes a wide variety of supportive and technical nursing skills in carrying out specific medical orders for administration of medication, performing specific treatments, monitoring diagnostic, therapeutic, and supportive measures.
  • Assists the interdisciplinary team in the designing and delivering of interdisciplinary plan of care.
  • Establishes therapeutic relationship with patients/families and invites their participation in the plan of care to ensure, as much as possible, their being able to function as independently as possible.
  • Initiates and performs nursing protocols based on patient's needs relating to physical comfort and mental well-being which include, but are not limited to, positioning, mobilizing, bowel and bladder elimination, skin and wound care, personal hygiene and communication.
  • Participates in patient/family teaching during daily care relative to understanding the illness and its treatment; maintaining of activities of daily living; self-care and self- medication, prevention and recognition of complications and preparation for discharge and follow-up.
  • Plans and carries out a program of professional growth including, but not limited to, participating in regularly scheduled in-service programs and appropriate community educational offerings.
  • Cooperates with education and research activities as assigned.
  1. Participates in Nurse LPN/LVN on-call rotation/schedule as assigned in order to meet the needs of patients and families.
  2. Is willing to work on a flexible schedule, i.e., nights, weekends, or rotating shifts.


Must have and maintain transportation to be used for work with required liability insurance and license.


  1. Graduate of an approved school of Practical/Vocational nursing.
  2. Currently licensed to practice nursing in the state where the hospice is located.3.
  3. At least one year of satisfactory nursing experience, at least one year of which is an LPN/LVN in a hospital on an adult medical surgical unit.
  4. Equivalent experience may be considered.


  1. Do not make initial patient nursing care assessments.
  2. Supervised by a Registered Nurse
  3. Reports to the applicable Team Manager


The physical demands described in this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Assist in lifting and transferring patients, as required.
  • Lift objects in excess of 20 pounds
  • Stand or walk in excess of one hour per day
  • Talk and hear

Specific vision abilities required by this job include:

  • Close vision
  • Distance vision
  • Ability to adjust focus

The employee will be required to sit and stoop, kneel, and crouch.

Job Status Accepting Applications
Post Date 01/01/2024
End Date 08/31/2024
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