LPN - Hospital Admissions - #5193

Opened: April 21, 2017

Hours: Full-time, Monday - Friday, 1:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Duval County

Department: Hospital Admissions

Job Description: Under the general supervision of the Admission RN, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) supports the admissions process and facilitates speed to care by providing a range of pre-admission and admission services. Collaborates with internal and community partners, including the hospital and Long Term Care (LTC)/Assisted Living Facilities (ALF) to resolve barriers to the Community Hospice admission and placement. Provides information and education regarding Community Hospice services and philosophy and collaborates with Manager of Hospital Admissions, LHL, physicians, nurses and case managers.  Assists in resolving Advanced Directives questions, concerns and conflicts and contributes to the smooth function of services, attending team conferences and advocating for patient/family needs with team and community at large. 

Job Requirements: Current license as an LPN in the State of Florida. IV certification. Current state of Florida drivers license with driving record acceptable to Community Hospice & Palliative Care insurance carrier, and reliable transportation. Level II AHCA (Agency for Healthcare Administration) Background Screening, CPHN certification a plus. Minimum of two (2) years experience in the healthcare industry, preferably in acute care, oncology or a LTC facility.