Hospice LPN – Per Diem

JOB SUMMARY: Provide Hospice Revisits and/or Continuous Care Level of Care under the direction of the RN Case Manager. Deliver skilled nursing care to hospice patient/family/caregiver as directed by RN case manager. Observe, record, report interventions, outcomes and clinical facts on a timely basis. Inform RN of changes in patient’s condition or needs. Appropriately prioritize tasks. Assist RN and/or MD in performing specialized duties related to End-of-Life care. Support patients/families allowing them to experience their remaining time as fully as possible. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • A licensed practical nurse with a current NJ state license
  • Previous Hospice/Home Care experience preferred
  • Experience with providing pain management and symptom relief preferred
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Valid NJ Driver’s license


  • Demonstrates a commitment to the hospice philosophy of care
  • Flexible with work schedule to accommodate needs of patients
  • Demonstrates excellent observation, nursing judgment and communication skills
  • Self-directed with the ability to work independently
  • Exhibits professional behaviors that promote positive customer relations with physicians, coworkers, patients, and visitors
  • Contributes to a climate of collaboration and cooperation
  • Defines and encourages high standards of performance
  • Respects the patient’s rights and treats the client with respect