VITAS Innovative Hospice Care

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Inpatient

at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care

Posted: 5/13/2018
Job Reference #: 63735
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Job Description

  • Posted Date6 months ago(5/11/2018 3:01 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-63735
    Program Posting
    New Jersey North
    Regular / Temp
    Per Diem
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    1
    Category
    Nursing
    Location
    Wayne
    Zip Code
    07470
    Official Job Title
    Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Inpatient
    State
    New Jersey
  • Overview

    Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

    VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits.

    The Licensed Practical Nurse administers nursing care according to the plan of care to terminally ill patients admitted to the VITAS program, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state where the VITAS program is located.

    • Provides direct skilled bedside nursing care.
    • Evaluates patient /family needs in the preparation and executions of the interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient on the team and the effectiveness of treatments and monitors patients reactions.
    • Performs selected acts in care of the terminally ill under the direct supervision of a registered nurse; such acts include the administration of treatments and medications.
    • Participates in Nurse LPN on- call rotation/schedule in order to meet the needs of patients and families.

    Benefits Include

    • Competitive compensation
    • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
    • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
    • Life insurance
    • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
    • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Paid Time Off
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Legal Insurance
    • Affinity Program

    Schedule as shown below:

    4pm-12 midnight

    Qualifications

    • Currently licensed to practice nursing in the state where the VITAS program is located.
    • At least one year, preferably two years, of satisfactory nursing experience, at least one year of which is as an LPN/LVN in a hospital, hospice, home health, or community health setting.

    Education

    Graduate of an approved school of Practical/Vocational nursing

    Special Instructions to Candidates

    EOE/AA
    M/F/D/V
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