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AccentCare, Inc. Hospice Nurse - LPN - PRN in Westminster, Colorado

Come Join the Seasons TeamA hospice nurse understands that it is the small things that matter. A warmsmile and reassuring touch that shows you care. A kind word that soothes theheart and fosters a personal connection. A hospice nurse believes in theimportance of building relationships, and is ready to make a difference.Hospice nursing isn't just a job, it's a calling. Here at SeasonsHospice, nurses are at the forefront of the care we provide. We tailor ourorientation program to each specific nurse using a combination of e-learningand hands-on training at the bedside, giving our nurses the education andtools they need to guide and care for our patients at one of the most criticaltimes in their lives. The reward for doing so is immeasurable.Consider joining the Seasons team today: where those who give, receive.OverviewThe role contributes to Seasons mission of Honoring Life and Offering Hope byworking under the direction of a Hospice Nurse-RN, provide nursing care tomaximize the comfort and health of patients and families in accordance withthe interdisciplinary plan of care. May include pre-hosipce services,continuous care services and in-home respite care services.Positions Over Which Supervisory Responsibility is Held: NoneQualifications1. Associates degree, preferred2. Current and valid Licensed Practical Nurse license in state(s)license(s) where practicing required3. Current and valid CPR certification preferred, required in Georgia4. Meet the regulations and requirements of the state(s) in which programprovides services5. Minimum one year of experience working in a licensed field, preferred,required in California6. Previous experience in hospice, home health, general medical surgicalor patient population specific (i.e.: geriatrics, pediatric, etc.) nursing.7. Must have reliable automobile, valid driver's license, and theminimum state required liability auto insurance8. Commitment to Seasons philosophy of care, TRUE HOPE values, vision andmission statements as an exemplary role model for all staffPhysical RequirementsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Moving (including lifting, lowering, pushing,pulling, or carrying):Patients:(200lbs w/assist) Constant (67-100%)Supplies:(20lbs500ft) Frequently (34-66%)Equipment:(20lbs500ft) Frequently (34-66%)Activities:Standing/Walking: Frequently (34-66%)Sitting/Stooping: Frequently (34-66%)Squatting/Kneeling: Occasionally (10-33%)Climbing: Occasionally (10-33%)Balancing: Occasionally (10-33%)Driving: Frequently (34-66%)Reaching: Frequently (34-66%)Grasping: Frequently (34-66%)Data Entry/Typing: Occasionally (10-33%)Handling/Feeling: Frequently (34-66%)Visual Acuity-Near: Frequently (34-66%)Visual Acuity-Far: Frequently (34-66%)Depth Perception: Frequently (34-66%)Color Distinction: Frequently (34-66%)Speaking: Constant (67-100%)Listening: Constant (67-100%)Surroundings:Extreme Temps:(90) Occasionally (10-33%)Dampness: Occasionally (10-33%)Indoors: Frequently (34-66%)Outdoors: Occasionally (10-33%)Hard/Rough Walking Surface: Frequently (34-66%)Heights: Occasionally (10-33%)Environmental:Chemicals: Occasionally (10-33%)Gases/Fumes: Occasionally (10-33%)Dust: Occasionally (10-33%)Radiation:(incld. computer) Occasionally (10-33%)Vibrations: Frequently (34-66%) Excessive Noise: Frequently (34-66%)EMPLOYEE ACKNOWLEDGMENT:I have reviewed this job description and understand all my job duties andresponsibilities. I can perform the essential functions as outlined with orwithout reasonable accommodation. I understand my job may change on atemporary or regular basis according to the needs of the business without itbeing specifically included in the job description. If I have any questionsabout job duties not specified on this description which I am asked toperform, I should discuss them with my immediate supervisor or a member ofthe Human Resources Department. I acknowledge my status as an "at-will"employee and nothing stated in this job description counteracts such status.Employee Name:________________________