Easter Seals Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain LPN in Great Falls, Montana

LPN

Tracking Code

3858-587

Job Description

Position Summary

Assists in coordination of in-home support services to meet the needs of Hospice patients and their families. Receives and handles daily and after-hours calls (night, weekend, and holidays) from hospice patients and their families. Duties include:

  • Performs after-hours introductory visits and admissions.

  • Applies diagnostic and crisis intervention skills.

  • Coordinates resources available to meet patient and families’ needs.

  • Performs prescribed medical treatment, including pain management and symptom control, under direction of primary physician.

Required Skills

  • Ability to move independently or with reasonable accommodation within the facility and community.

  • Applicant must be physically and mentally able to perform all requirements of the job.

  • Current driver’s license and reliable transportation.

  • Applicant must pass background and DMV check.

  • Must have the ability to respond calmly and effectively in stressful situations; assess patient needs; reassess continuing patient needs; communicate effectively with other health care providers.

  • Strong, effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Must possess strong organizational and time management skills.

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years experience working with elderly or terminally ill preferred.

  • Licensed in the State of Montana, good standing.

  • Must have knowledge of the application of diagnostic and crisis intervention skills.

Education

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree

  • Current CPR certification.

Easter Seals-Goodwill is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans of the U.S. armed services. ESGW will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Job Location

Great Falls, Montana, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular