Employment

Jointeam

A great place to work

Our work environment offers flexibility for full-time and part-time per diem nurse and patient care staff.

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS:

  • LPN – Home for Hospice
  • Certified Home Health Aides – Home for Hospice

Please email your resume to ljordan@karenannquinlanhospice.org or fax to 973-383-4739.

Full-time and Qualified Part-time Employees Receive:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Paid vacation time
  • Ten days paid sick time
  • Four paid personal days
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical Insurance (choice of coverage – two plans)
  • Retirement Program
  • Optional Disability Insurance
  • Paid Mileage
  • Optional Eye and Dental Insurance

LPN

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides care to designated patients under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. Provides care to designated Home for Hospice patients in collaboration with the RN and other health care professionals in accordance with established policies and procedures. This position performs duties associated with direct patient care and quality improvement activities. Assures completeness of ordered procedures, instructs patients concerning procedures, and needs, and ensures medical orders are carried out accurately and in a timely manner. Is an integral member of the healthcare team who works to ensure the safety, best practices, and high quality standards of care are maintained across the continuum.

  • Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Requires current LPN license in State of New Jersey.
    • Prefer one to two years experience in a hospice setting.
    • Requires ability to prioritize and organize daily tasks.
    • Requires familiarity with designated pieces of equipment and supplies and the knowledge of procedures for use.
    • Requires ability to cope with varying personalities of patients.
    • Requires ability to remain calm in emergency situations.
    • Requires ability to coordinate a number of functions for a group of patients in an effective timely manner.
    • Requires the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and development levels of the patients served.
    • Requires ability to remain calm in emergency situations.

If you are interested in this opportunity please fax resume to (973) 383-6889 or email it to ljordan@karenannquinlanhospice.org . Click here to download an application to send along with your resume. All applicants will be acknowledged.


Certified Home Health Aides

Full/Part time and per diem positions available. Must be able to work weekends & holidays on a rotational basis. Proof of certification required for home health aides. Hospice/home health experience preferred. Please fax resume to (973) 383-6889 or email it to ljordan@karenannquinlanhospice.orgClick here to download an application to send along with your resume.

Certified Home Health Aide

Our Home Health Aides are certified which means that they have taken a course of study approved by the Health Care Finance Administration and qualify to apply for certification by the New Jersey Board of Nursing. All of our Home Health Aides have cleared criminal background checks and are supervised by registered nurses; who not only instruct them in their responsibilities, but make sure they are competent to perform the assigned tasks. There is a comprehensive list of things which, by law, an aide is not permitted to do. If you wish the aide to do something the nurse has not instructed him/her to do, please discuss your needs with your primary nurse. Home Health Aides may:

  • Bathe or assist bathing, shampooing and dressing the client
  • Assist with oral hygiene
  • Assist client to bathroom or with the use of a bedpan/urinal
  • Assist with exercise program prescribed by the physician or therapist
  • Assist with simple dressings; reinforcement of dressings applied by nurse or family member
  • Test urine for sugar and acetone *
  • Assist/supervise client with pre-poured medications
  • Clean and file client’s nails. No clipping of nails
  • Transfer the client (bed to chair, etc.)
  • Prepare meals for the client
  • Do client shopping or run essential errands during work hours
  • Empty and clean urinary catheter collection bags as needed
  • Record fluid intake and output*
  • Assist with oxygen*

*as assigned by physician


Per Diem RNs

All shifts open. New Jersey and PA RN licenses required. Must be able to work weekends & holidays on a rotational basis. Hospice/home health experience preferred. At least one year medical/surgical or oncology experience required. Please fax resume to (973) 383-6889 or email it to ljordan@karenannquinlanhospice.orgClick here to download an application to send along with your resume.

 

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