Hospice Weekend Option Nurse, LPN Job at Guardian Angel Hospice, Lafayette, IN

  • Guardian Angel Hospice
  • Lafayette, IN

Job Description

Now Offering A New Compensation Package And Sign-On Bonus!


This is a full-time, weekend, on-call position. 


The Weekend Option Nurse provides services requiring a specialized nursing skill in accordance with the plan of care set forth by the attending physician and interdisciplinary team.

The Weekend Option Nurse:

  • Evaluates and routinely re-evaluates the nursing needs of the patient
  • Provides direct care as needed during the weekend
  • Demonstrates competency in all skills required to provide world class end of life care, including, but not limited to pain management, symptom control, infusion therapy, central line care and maintenance, wound care and aseptic technique
  • Demonstrates competency in all skills required to provide world class end of life care, including, but not limited to pain management, symptom control, infusion therapy, central line care and maintenance, wound care and aseptic technique
  • Responds to medical or emotional crisis and/or death of a patient, make on-site visits.
  • Advocates for the patient and the family to ensure patient's preferences are honored
  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with those served
  • Assists with the education of the patient/family on Advance Directives
  • Initiates communication with attending physicians and other community resources to report changes as needed
  • Demonstrates familiarity with policies of the agency and rules, regulations of community, state and federal bodies, which relate to delivery of hospice services



  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • Current LPN State licensure.


Guardian Angel Hospice is a locally owned and operated hospice care organization serving 30 counties with offices in Kokomo, Carmel, Lafayette, and Logansport. We offer nursing, aide, social, chaplain, bereavement, and volunteer services along with medical equipment, supplies, and medications (related to the diagnosis) for people in the last phase of an incurable disease so that our patients live as fully and comfortably as possible. With appropriate hospice care and a community sensitive to their needs, patients and their families are free to attain a degree of mental and spiritual preparation for death, making its coming more comfortable for them.

At Guardian Angel Hospice, top employees earn more no matter how long they’ve been employed and there are extra pay opportunities every week. Employees at Guardian Angel get more training than at any other Hospice in the state. We want you to be 100% confident in the care you provide because we are 100% committed to the success of our employees! Because patient and family satisfaction is key, we utilize an incredible orientation program to set up every employee for success.

We want you to love your career and the people you work with while educating and empowering our patients and their families. That’s why a career at Guardian Angel Hospice may offer (dependent upon employment status):

  • Competitive wages
  • Extra pay opportunities each week
  • The best training in hospice - anywhere!
  • A flexible schedule to accommodate a work/life balance
  • A full line of benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance - eligible after 30 days of employment
  • 401k
  • Life Insurance
  • Generous vacation and sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement and certification testing
  • Opportunities for advancement within our organization for those with strong leadership skills


Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Relocation bonus, Flexible hours, Weekend work,

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