Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Job Description



The Licensed Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse.  Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.



  1. Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act.
  2. Implements current nursing practice following a comprehensive assessment and the plan of care.
  3. Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care.
  4. Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and self-plan of care.
  5. Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to the interdisciplinary group. Examples include hospice aide, OT, PT, MSW, ST, Dietitian or Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor.
  6. Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
  7. Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient’s response to treatments/medications.
  8. Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.
  2. Maintains a current CPR certification.
  3. Minimum of one year experience in hospice, home health, or community health experience. 
  4. Currently licensed as an LPN/LVN in the State.
  5. Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.
  6. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills in a fast-pace environment
  7. Highly motivated and able to work with multiple teams simultaneously.
  8. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  9. Understands philosophy of hospice concept. Also understands needs of the terminally ill.
  10. Must be flexible and available on the weekends if needed. 




  • Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.
  • Preferably two years of nursing experience, preferably hospice experience. Minimum of one year experience in public health or home care setting, preferably hospice.

Job ID: 286080899

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