Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Continuous Care

Hours:   Full-time, Nights, 8:00PM - 8:00AM, every other weekend, 72 hours biweekly

Location:  Positions are available throughout the five county areas: Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, & St. Johns.

 

Department: Home Care and Long Term Care

About Community Hospice & Palliative Care

 

Meaningful work, dedicated colleagues and work/life balance—these are a few of the reasons why Community Hospice & Palliative Care continues to attract the most experienced and compassionate professionals in Northeast Florida. You will be working for an award-winning non-profit that is growing and focused on meeting the hospice and palliative care needs of our community. Since 1979 we have worked hard to earn our reputation as the Compassionate Guide®, helping approximately 1,300 patients every day and their families to live better with advanced illness. Whether at home, long term care or assisted living facilities, Jacksonville-area hospitals or one of our six inpatient care centers, consistently high satisfaction outcomes make us a respected leader known for dignity, integrity and quality care in our five-county service area.


Role:

 

Under the supervision of the Patient Care Administrator and the direction of the Primary Nurse, provides direct patient care in the home during crisis or transition period in providing end-of-life care/support for patients and families alike.

 

Qualifications:  

 

Current licensure in Florida as an LPN, possess IV certification in Florida, possession of a degree from a Licensed Practical Nursing Program, two (2) years of clinical nursing experience and preferably with six (6) months of hospice nursing care, planning, written and oral communication skills, must be flexible for hours and areas worked, current State of Florida driver's license with driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier and reliable transportation. Furnish one or more active telephone numbers that enables management to contact employee should an unexpected change of work location be required. Level II AHCA (Agency for Healthcare Administration) Background Screening is required.


Benefits

 

At Community Hospice & Palliative Care, we place great value on our professionals. It's our pleasure to provide them with comprehensive benefits that support active and healthy lives both at work and home.

Compensation

Competitive salaries which include excellent shift differentials, premium pay, on-call pay and holiday pay

 

Paid Time Off

Personal time off

Paid holidays

Long term disability plan

Various state and federally mandated leaves of absence

 

Health & Welfare

Comprehensive health, dental & vision plans

Flexible Spending Account (medical & dependent)

Voluntary benefits – group cancer, group accident, group critical illness, long term care plan

Basic life and AD&D insurance with option to purchase supplemental coverage

403(b) matching

 

Wellness

Employee Assistance Program

Annual flu shots

Wellness programs

 

Training & professional growth

Tuition reimbursement

On-site training programs

 

Other employee programs

Various recognition programs & events

Employee referral program

Discount programs


To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online.

 

Community Hospice & Palliative Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer that supports diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

 

Tobacco-Free Workplace

 

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