Licensed Practical Nurse
Posted on: December 03, 2015 - 4:56 PM
As soon as possible
Licensed Practical Nurse will care for patients in their homes, build relationships and will share the challenges and triumphs of day-to-day life. Evaluate and treat patients using the most current technology and practices Be provided with a consistent case load Aid the physician and registered nurse in performing specialized procedure Assist patients in learning appropriate self-care techniques Help achieve and maintain continuity of patient care by assisting in planning and exchanging information with appropriate staff Spend more time working with patients and making a significant difference in their lives Gain quality experience in working with a multi-disciplinary team and personal patient interaction
Qualifications Current and unencumbered license to practice as a practical/vocational nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company. Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) documents the following: The mutual recognition model of nurse licensure allows a nurse to have one license (in his or her state of residency) and to practice in other states (both physical and electronic), subject to each state’s practice law and regulation. Nurses must legally reside in a NLC state to be eligible to have a multi-state license. See list of Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). Minimum of one year of clinical experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse. Current CPR certification. Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic. About Amedisys Why Amedisys? Amedisys' philosophy, "Taking care of your loved ones like we would our own," has guided our growth into one of the nation’s leading home health and hospice care organizations. With Amedisys, you’ll be part of a culture focused on delivering the care that’s best for our patients, whether that is home-based recovery and rehabilitation after an operation, care empowering them to manage a chronic disease, palliative care for those with a terminal illness, or hospice care at the end of life. Amedisys is committed to becoming the employer of choice in healthcare for those who share our values, believe in our mission of delivering the highest quality of healthcare at home, and want to be a part of something bigger than themselves or an individual roles within the company. Our people are our business; Amedisys invests in you throughout your career with industry-leading educational benefits, including free clinical continuing education and tuition assistance. And our career ladders program lets you map out your professional development and advancement opportunities, helping you build a career, not just a job. We offer competitive salaries and one of the best benefit packages in the industry: • 401 (K) plan, available to all employees, matching contribution on discretionary basis • Employee Stock Purchase Plan available, to all employees, with employee discount • 3 health plan options, dental, vision insurance • Paid time off and paid holidays • Employee Assistance Program • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Other benefits include: Life insurance, supplemental life insurance for dependents, short and long-term disability, critical illness, accident insurance, Telemedicine and exclusive discount program The decision to join the Amedisys team is a decision that is rewarded on a daily basis by the difference we make in the lives of our patients and their families.
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