Providence Health & Services LPN - Hospice in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Hospice, Shift, ON CALL Weekends (at least 2/month) to Providence Hospice of Seattle, serving the King County area . We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

**$2,000 sign on bonus is available for external candidates

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 Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • Current Washington State Driver's license and automobile insurance

  • 3 years 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 youwill serve.

Providence Hospice of

Seattle is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice ministry serving patients

in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We

provide comprehensive and compassionate physical, emotional, and spiritual care

to adults and children nearing the end of their lives, including support for

their families and friends. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses,

medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical

therapists, medical directors, grief support counselors and volunteers.

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

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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

Other Location(s): Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 187552