Providence Health & Services LPN - Hospice in Tukwila, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Hospice of Seattle, Day Shift, ON CALL) to Providence Hospice of Seattle, serving the King County area. Hospice nurses will tell you what a privilegeit is to care for patients and their families at the end of their lives. We getto see people where they reside and focus on their goals and improvingthe quality of their lives. If you are interested in a rewarding career,Providence Hospice might be the opportunity you are looking for! Weare a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to providecompassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poorand vulnerable.

Shift: Weekends (at least 2/month)

$2K sign on bonus is available for external applicants

In this position you will:

  • Observe and provide data and observation used by the RN to develop a Plan of Care.

  • Implement nursing interventions based on the Plan of Care and Hospice policies and procedures.

  • Anticipate disease progression and implications for symptom management.

  • Inform patient and family as appropriate of current and anticipated changes in patient condition.

  • Be responsible, with assistance from the MSW, for understanding patients’ insurance benefits and managing care in a cost effective manner.

  • Contribute to overall Hospice team function through effective time management and communication; utilize critical clinical thinking and problem-solving skills to address team issues.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Degree completed from an accredited Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse program

  • Current Washington State professional licensure or certification

  • Current BLS - Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • Current Washington State Driver's license and automobile insurance

  • 1 year nursing experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Hospice certification or advanced certification

  • Prior Hospice, Homecare, Long Term Care, medical/surgical, and/or oncology experience

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice and Home Care provides quality, timely, comprehensive medical care in the homes of patients in Snohomish County in Washington State, including Camano Island. Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of our community by providing professional, compassionate, quality care, in appropriate settings, enabling individuals and families to manage health care problems and life-threatening illnesses. The wide-ranging care we provide includes the service of physicians, registered nurses, CWCN registered nurse wound care specialists, medical social workers, rehabilitation therapists, home health aides, chaplains and volunteers.

Our Inpatient Hospice Care Center provides a unique alternative to traditional home-based care for hospice patients who need symptom management which cannot be provided in the home. Located at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, the center serves patients in the hospital and offers the community a complete continuum of hospice care.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: LPN / LVN

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 194741