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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Hospice - Full Time

Company: Encompass Health
Location: Decatur
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDivision: HospicePatient Coverage Area: Morgan and LawrenceAre you in search of a new career opportunity that makes a meaningful impact? If so, now is the time to find your calling at Enhabit Home Health & Hospice.As a national leader in home-based care, Enhabit is consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the country. We're committed to expanding what's possible for patient care in the home, all while fostering a unique culture that is both innovative and collaborative.At Enhabit, the best of what's next starts with us. We not only make it a priority to maintain an ethical and stable workplace but also continually invest in our employees. By extending ongoing professional development opportunities and providing cutting-edge technology solutions, we ensure our employees are always moving their careers forward and prepared to deliver a better way to care for our patients.Ever-mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, Enhabit offers competitive benefits that support and promote healthy lifestyle choices. Subject to employee eligibility, some benefits, tools and resources include:Generous time off with pay for full-time employeesContinuing education opportunitiesScholarship program for employees and their childrenMatching 401(k) plan for all employeesComprehensive insurance plans for medical, dental and vision coverage for full-time employeesSupplemental insurance policies for life, disability, critical illness, hospital indemnity and accident insurance plans for full-time employeesFlexible spending account plans for full-time employeesMinimum essential coverage health insurance plan for all employeesElectronic medical records and mobile devices for all cliniciansIncentivized bonus planResponsibilitiesEnhabit HospiceLPNs provide basic bedside care to terminally ill patients. Our nurses take and keep track of patients' vital signs such as weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration. They also prepare and give patients injections, monitor catheters, and dress wounds. Our nurses may be required to assist with basic care such as bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, standing, walking, and eating. Our nurses must be capable of compassionate communication with patients and families, have keen observation skills, high ethical standards, and knowledge of when to alert doctors and others about changes in patients' conditions.QualificationsMust be a graduate of an approved school of nursing and licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of employmentMust possess a valid state driver's license, automobile liability insurance, and have dependable transportationMust have a minimum of one year of clinical experiencePrevious home health or hospice experience is preferred

Keywords: Encompass Health, Decatur , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Hospice - Full Time, Healthcare , Decatur, Alabama

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