Hospice LVN Team Assistant (FT Position Available!)
at Houston Hospice

Date Posted: 4/20/2021

Job Description


Hospice LVN Team Assistant (FT Position Available!)

We are celebrating 40 years! Houston Hospice provides uncompromising, compassionate end-of-life care to patients and families in our community. We are a nonprofit organization that is community-based. We are committed to being the highest quality hospice provider wherever we serve patients and families. Our service area spans across 10 counties in Texas and includes Austin, Brazoria, Colorado, Fort Bend, Harris, Jackson, Matagorda, Montgomery, Waller, and Wharton. Houston Hospice has served patients and families since 1980 and is a proud member of the Texas Medical Center.


Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Assists Patient Care Manager with phone triage, scheduling and referrals
  • Regularly attends and participates in patient care meetings
  • Responds to calls from patients / families and others, documents and reports needs/concerns, assists in problem solving, routes calls / concerns to appropriate nurse
  • Functions within electronic medical record system to include charting, running orders, entering orders, entering patient related data
  • Performs other duties as required and/or requested by management

Job Requirements


Hospice LVN Team Assistant (FT Position Available!)

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited L.V.N. school or through reciprocity
  • Currently licensed as an L.V.N. in the State of Texas
  • Minimum two years experience as an L.V.N. preferred
  • Certified Hospice / Palliative nurse or working toward qualification
  • Good PC and Communications skills, both oral and written. **Bilingual English/Spanish preferred**
  • Knowledge / proficiency in applicable Federal/State laws governing hospice license preferred
  • Must have reliable vehicle, valid Texas drivers license and liability insurance


** Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Offered

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Houston, Tx
  • Job Type: Nurse
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/20/2021

About Us

Founded in 1980, Houston Hospice is a leader in hospice care for people of all ages. We are Houston's oldest, largest, independent hospice and we are proud to be a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that is community-based and community-supported.

Headquartered in the Texas Medical Center, Houston Hospice's service area is covered through three strategically located offices to serve a ten-county area. We believe no one should live in pain or in fear of being alone. Teams of physicians, nurses, hospice aides, social workers, chaplains, counselors and trained volunteers provide physical, emotional and spiritual support in homes, assisted living facilities, and in our Margaret Cullen Marshall Hospice Care Center located in the Texas Medical Center. Teams work with primary care physicians, patients and families to identify goals and create a unique plan of care for each patient. We offer educated counsel and compassionate support and bereavement counseling to loved ones and family members.

Houston Hospice is an in-network provider for most insurance companies and is licensed by Medicare and Medicaid. Houston Hospice is a member of the Texas Medical Center, Texas Non-Profit Hospice Alliance and the Texas New Mexico Hospice Organization. Houston Hospice is accredited by the National Institute for Jewish Hospice and by Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc (CHAP). CHAP accreditation publicly certifies that an organization has voluntarily met the highest standards of excellence for home and/or community-based health care.

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