*Certified as a Great Place to Work For in 2018, 2019 and 2020*
*One of the Top 25 Places to Work For in Healthcare*
Apply today and take your place among the stars with Constellation!
This Is Us:
For over 25 years, Constellation has provided Certified Home Health and Hospice services across Connecticut. Our commitment to clinical excellence has allowed us to expand to New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire with more territories on the horizon. We believe our staff are vital to our success and are devoted to providing the best possible patient care through a vibrant, diverse, and talented core of clinicians. This core is now responsible for having earned us the distinction of being certified as a Great Place to Work For in 2018, 2019 and 2020. We have been ranked as one of the Top 25 Places to Work For in Healthcare!
Requirements: Graduate of an accredited practical nurse program. Licensed Connecticut State Licensed LPN with a minimum of 1 year of clinical experience. Community health home care/hospice or medical/surgical experience is preferred. Clinical auditing background preferred. Experience conducting chart reviews preferred. Wound care experience preferred. Understands philosophy/regulations of hospice also, understands needs of the terminally ill.
Essential Duties: Provides nursing care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act, including specialized duties related to end of life care. Implements current nursing practice following a comprehensive assessment and the plan of care. Maintains accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care. Assess and provide patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care. Recognize and interpret symptoms and institute remedial measures within the scope and limits of a Licensed Practical Nurse. Observes records and reports to immediate supervisor if any changes in patient's condition. Participates in coordination of hospice and other home care services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to the interdisciplinary group. Examples include RN, hospice aide, MSW, OT, PT, ST, Registered Dietician, Spiritual Counselor or Clinical Supervisor. Participates in Hospice IDT meetings Implements care to achieve outcomes of comfortable and safe dying and effective grieving for the patient and family. Uses and prepares equipment and supplies effectively, adhering to aseptic technique. Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient's response to treatments/medications. Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also, participates in organization's quality assessment performance improvement team activities. Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse or clinical supervisor.
Benefits: Competitive salary 401(k) plan Professional liability coverage Company-sponsored in-service and training Continuing education