Posted on: December 04, 2015 - 11:33 AM
Blue Ridge GA
Job Summary:Provides, coordinates, and directs the provision of home nursing care according to physician’s orders based on agency policies and procedures, through the competent application of the nursing process.
Job Qualifications:1. Current and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company. 2. 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 States 3. Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a registered nurse. 4. Current CPR certification. 5. Able to assess patient status and identify requirements relative to age specific needs. 6. Must be familiar with general use and functions of the computer, such as, user names and password concepts; internet; e-mail; navigation of computer desktop, including starting programs, using files, and windows, effectively use navigation buttons and tool bars; ability to self-manage online HR services and online training programs. 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, sexual orientation, 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.
Application Procedure:Apply online at : https://amedisys.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=150005ZX
The above is a general description of duties performed by employees holding this job title and does not represent a complete list of duties that may be assigned to an employee.