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LPN Hospice Home Care

Company: Evergreenhealth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Wage Range: $30.40 - $48.63 per hourPosted wage ranges represent the entire range from minimum to maximum. For jobs with more than one level, the posted range reflects the minimum of the lowest level and the maximum of the highest level. Some positions also offer additional premiums based on shift, certifications or degrees. Job offers are determined based on a candidate's years of relevant experience, level of education and internal equityWho We AreAwarded Employer of the Year 2022 from the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) EvergreenHealth Hospice is proud to provide the highest quality of life possible for our patients. Collaboration is key to the best possible patient experience and our interdisciplinary teams are adept at balancing symptom management and all the varied needs of a family anticipating the loss of a loved one.To learn more and hear from our staff click here: Join EvergreenHealth Hospice & Home Care/A core element of EvergreenHealth Hospice is our goal of continuous improvement in clinical quality, and we actively encourage staff participation in process improvement projects and, most importantly, allow our staff the time to provide exceptional care for our patients. As a nurse, this means a lower caseload and/or visit assignment compared to other hospice agencies in our area.Our TeamAs an interdisciplinary team we work together to enrich the health and wellbeing of every life we touch. Our care teams are composed of the following:Physicians-The patients Attending Physician continues to provide oversight of care and Hospice Physicians consult with hospice staff and the attending physician.Nurses (RN or LPN)Social WorkersCertified Nursing Assistants (Home Health Aides)Spiritual Care (Chaplains)PharmacistsTrained Volunteers- offer companionship for patients and respite for familiesWhy Join Our Team? As an employee of EvergreenHealth we believe in helping our staff by:Innovative Technologies. Our teams are excited to utilize Epic as a tool that will help to streamline and optimize our clinical, administrative, and revenue cycle workflows.Creating a flexible and customized career by offering flexible schedules and territories. We offer part time and full-time schedules coupled with a variety of territories to work/serve. We do our best to keep you in the territory that is the closest to your home or desired communityRetention- Our employees have been part of our team for an average of 7.71 yearsone of the longest average retention rates in the industry.Low staff to patient ratios one of the lowest in Washington State.Training: Our new staff will feel confident knowing they have learned from experienced preceptors within their area of specialty.Providing Professional Development as supported through our Tuition Assistance program, paid CEUs, in addition to career advancement through leadership pathways.Commitment to building an inclusive and diverse workforce: Our staff a deep commitment to providing exceptional care and service for each one of our patients, and one another.A Culture of Safety: We are proud to be recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an 'A' grade for patient safety, along with our recognition as a Top General Hospital for quality and safety - the only hospital in Washington stateJob SummaryResponsible for providing nursing services to patients in the home under the direct supervision of a registered nurse following a plan of treatment as ordered by the physician.Primary Duties:Provides direct patient care in the patients home.Coordinates the patient and family/significant other education processContinuously plans, implements, and evaluates patient care, incorporating patient and family/significant other into the processParticipates with physician partners and other interdisciplinary team members to develop and implement patient and family/significant other plan of care.Communicates effectively all relevant information (e.g., patient information, safety issues, problems with equipment, quality issues, etc.) to immediate supervisor and/or RN case manager, in timely way.Communicates and documents changes in patient condition, on a timely basis, to charge nurse/supervisor, RN case manager and/or physician.Delivers nursing care within established standards of care, hospital and unit guidelines, policies and procedures.License, Certification, Education or Experience:REQUIRED for the position:Currently licensed as a LPN in the State of WashingtonCurrent Washington State Drivers license and proof of insurabilityCurrent Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hireReliable transportationDemonstrates ability to communicate clinical / educational knowledge to others (i.e., students, staff, patients and families, caregivers).Demonstrates skills to complete the nursing competency assessment checklist.Demonstrates knowledge of new trends and techniques in nursing.Benefit Information:Choices that care for you and your familyAt EvergreenHealth, we appreciate our employees commitment and contribution to our success. We are proud to offer a suite of quality benefits and resources that are comprehensive, flexible, and competitive to help our staff and their loved ones maintain and improve health and financial well-being.Medical, vision and dental insuranceOn-demand virtual health careHealth Savings AccountFlexible Spending AccountLife and disability insuranceRetirement plans (457(b) and 401(a) with employer contribution)Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degreesFederal Public Service Loan Forgiveness programPaid Time Off/VacationExtended Illness Bank/Sick LeavePaid holidaysVoluntary hospital indemnity insuranceVoluntary identity theft protectionVoluntary legal insurancePay in lieu of benefits premium programFree parkingCommuter benefitsNUR321#LI-EK1Licensed Practical Nurse, LVN, in-home healthcare, geriatrics, outpatient, full time, Seattle, skilled nursing, long term care, primary care, Bates Technical College, Green River College, Life Care Center, retirement community, Overlake, Everett Clinic, Era Living, Signature Healthcare at Home, Amedisys, Eden Home Health, Centerwellby Jobble

Keywords: Evergreenhealth, Kirkland , LPN Hospice Home Care, Healthcare , Kirkland, Washington

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