Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Evelyn's House at Home
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: 46955
Additional Information About the Role
Join BJC's new exciting and well supported initiative - "Evelyn's Hospice House at Home"
Do you want to make a difference in end of life care by providing supplemental support with Evelyn's House level of care? Allowing hospice patients with intensive symptoms to ability to remain at home? Patients receiving "Evelyn's House at Home" care require 10-12 hours of care per day and have uncontrolled symptoms that they are trying to manage at home.
The ideal candidate will have great assessment skills, IV skills and willing to grow into the position while building this well supported BJC initiative.
Position supports all BJC territories - must be or become dually LPN licensed in Missouri and Illinois.
Hires will initially work with the hospice team by being a support Float nurse for field, Evelyn's House and/or the palliative care education team.
Weekend Option - Sat/Sun and 1 day during week 9a-9:30pm
Cell phone, lap top and safety support provided
IRS mileage reimbursement rates - currently $.655/mile
BJC Home Care offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs.
BJC Home Care provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.
Hospice, the final stage of BJC's continuum of care, is a special kind of caring for patients with a life-limiting illness. Services are provided in the comfort of the patient's home or skilled nursing facility. The Hospice staff are sensitive to the physical, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual needs of terminally ill adult and pediatric patients and their families. We provide a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals and volunteers, specially trained in symptom management, pain control, counseling and bereavement services for the dying. Our Hospice services include alternative therapies such as music, art and massage therapy. Our Hospice programs provide palliative care by helping patients manage their pain and symptoms while living their lives with daily peace and dignity.
Provides direct patient care activities including IV management, utilizing the nursing process, under the supervision of the RN.
Implements treatments and procedures within the scope of practice for the Licensed Practical Nurse.
Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, provides patient teaching and discharge planning. Participates in professional development and life long learning.
Performs patient assessment and evaluation with regard to the patient?s age and developmental needs.
Assists in developing and updating the plan of care with regard to the patient?s age and developmental needs.
Implements plan of care with regard to the patient?s age and developmental needs.
High School Diploma or GED
Licenses & Certifications
Valid Driver's License
LPN - IV Cert
Benefits and Legal Statement
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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
401(k) plan with BJC match
Tuition Assistance available on first day
BJC Institute for Learning and Development
Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community healt...h programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.