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Licensed Practical Nurse (FT) - Kailua Home

Company: Navian Hawaii
Location: Kailua
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

In 1979, a team of visionaries created Hospice Hawaii, so that the end of every journey would be just as beautiful as the beginning by caring for people with life-threatening illnesses, while providing relief from suffering, unwavering emotional support, and unshakeable hope.For almost 40 years, Navian Hawaii, a local non-profit hospice, has been a vital part of our community, caring for our neighbors, friends and families with Aloha.As we expand our purpose to provide care for every life journey, our Hospice Hawaii name has also evolved to Navian Hawaii. Formed from the words "Navigator" and "Guardian," Navian is a modern take on the critical roles each staff member performs. As navigators, the Navian Ohana provides clarity and guidance through times of uncertainty. As guardians, they provide healing and compassion.Primary Responsibilities:Patient Care

  • Implements plan of care developed by Facilities/Case Manager
  • Conducts individualized focused patient assessments; collecting data based on the patient's immediate condition or needs within timeframe specified by Hospice Hawaii's policies, procedures or protocols
  • Performs appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner
  • Manages crisis situations in a professional manner
  • Performs therapeutic nursing interventions as established by individualized plan of care to the patient and/or family
  • Provides individualized patient/family education customized to the patient/family
  • Documents patient assessment findings including physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards pain/symptom management
  • Delegates and supervises care responsibilities within the individual's scope of practice and/or other regulatory parameters
    • Maintains confidentiality in matter related to patient, family and client facility staff
    • Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient/family diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights
    • Reports patient condition to appropriate personnel during each shift - i.e. changes in patient condition to case manager, medical director, patient's physician
    • Works in conjunction with the Social Worker and Case Manager of the facility to implement a specific plan of care for each patient
    • Care provided reflects compliance with Federal and State regulations, along with Hospice Hawai'i, Inc. policies and proceduresKnowledge and Skills Requirements
      • Demonstrates knowledge, attitudes, behaviors and skills that are consistent with the scope of practice for hospice and palliative LPNs
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, patient/family members, the public, and representatives of other agencies and organizations
      • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally
      • Ability to handle crisis situations in a professional manner
      • Strong customer service skills and helpful attitude
      • Ability to identify problems/issues/concerns and actively participate in resolution of problems
      • Organized, able to manage multiple tasks at a time, and prioritize tasks
      • Ability to maintain records and prepare related reports
      • Familiar with concepts and practices used in a hospice setting
      • Maintains physical, social, emotional, and spiritual care of oneselfExperience and Educational Requirements:
        • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse with current license in good standing to practice as a licensed practical nurse in Hawaii.
        • At least two years experience as a staff nurse in an acute hospital. Hospice and/or home health nursing experience preferred.
        • CPR BLS CertificationEmployment Requirements:All offers of employment at Navian Hawaii are contingent on a candidate's successful completion of certain requirements which include:
          • A legally compliant background check
          • Drug Screen & Physical Exam
          • Navian Hawaii has also adopted a policy requiring all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions based on medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs.
          • TB ClearanceHours:
            • 12-hour shifts (6:30 am through 7:00 pm or 6:30 pm through 7:00 am). Position requires weekends and holidays availability.Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Navian Hawaii, Honolulu , Licensed Practical Nurse (FT) - Kailua Home, Healthcare , Kailua, Hawaii

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