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Bethany Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Looking for a better job, but unsure how to tell if Bethany is the place for you? How about we give you some references? Here is what our employees say about working at Bethany:

"Bethany is a team of good hearted individuals striving to help others. The organization is mission focused in doing the right thing for patients and their families."

"Management cares about patients, families and employees. This is shown everyday."

"Honesty, transparency, trust is why I feel valued in my workplace."

"Employee input is highly valued. Quality of care is paramount. Leaders practice what they preach."

Want to learn more? Here is our resume:

The Bethany Way

That is what our staff calls it, the Bethany Way.

It means taking care of each other so that we can take care of our patients and families. We have been named to the Best Places to Work list in Western Pennsylvania or Pennsylvania 12 times.

It means being the only hospice program in Pennsylvania to have deficiency free surveys since our inception over 16 years ago.

It means being part of a team, a family, that gives 100% to take care of our patients and families.

It means having your voice heard and your opinion valued.

Who we are

We are locals, locally owned and operated, focused only on providing hospice and palliative care in western Pennsylvania. Our customers say we operate more like a family than a large corporate entity; small, but in a good way. We hold each other accountable to provide great care.

What gives us purpose

We meet patients and families at a very difficult time for them, physically, emotionally and spiritually. It is our purpose to guide them, making an impossible situation less difficult, and getting to know them so we can provide individualized support where it is needed.

What we believe

We believe diversity leads to strength, and inclusion leads to growth. We celebrate what makes all people unique. We know that to be our best we need contributions from people of all backgrounds. Bethany Hospice is a proud equal opportunity employer.

The opportunity

We are seeking a full-time LPN to join our team. Full time schedule is Mon-Fri, daylight with minimal on-call as our on-call team is fully staffed. Bethany Hospice has been voted a Best Place to Work in Western PA 10 times, and is a 3 time recipient of the Best Places to Work in the state.

LPN's are part of a team of nurses, hospice aides, social workers, chaplains, and volunteers that work together to provide for the needs of our patients and families. We serve patients within a 35-mile radius of our Greentree office in private residences, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. LPN will travel from one patient location to another to provide care and/or nursing interventions. A reliable vehicle is required; mileage is paid. Mandatory COVID vaccination policy is in effect.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • LPN licensed in the state.

  • Graduate of accredited practical nurse program.

  • Minimum of one year of nursing experience, hospice experience preferred.

  • Understanding of hospice philosophy and needs of the terminally ill.

  • Compliance with accepted professional standards and practices.

  • Physical exam in accordance with state law requirements.

  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary setting.

  • Satisfactory references from employers and/or professional peers.

  • Satisfactory criminal background check.

  • Presentation of negative TB skin test and/or CXR and other tests as required by hospice policy and/or state law.

  • Valid driver’s license and an automobile that is insured is accordance with state law and is in good working order.

  • Demonstrate excellent observation, good nursing judgment and communication skills. Ability to provide good written documentation in a timely manner.

  • Self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision.

  • Flexible and cooperative in fulfilling all obligations.

    The benefits

    We take care of our staff with excellent benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance with low employee contributions

  • Supplemental insurances for cancer, critical illness, disability and more

  • PTO of 17 days per year, with increases after 2 years of employment

  • 6 Paid holidays

  • Paid mileage/paid cell phone stipend

  • 401K with employer match

  • Uniforms & laundry service provided

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement and Continuing Education

  • Pet Insurance

  • The ability to brag that you work for Bethany Hospice and more!

    Come interview us! Please contact us with any questions. Join our team - We got you!

Bethany Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, citizenship or veteran status.

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