Description Works under the supervision of a registered nurse and performs skilled nursing services as delegated by the registered nurse according to physician’s orders.
Why Join the Amedisys Family? We are a growing company that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience and offers opportunities for growth. Join more than 14,000 team members who help change lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality home health, hospice and private duty care at home. Unique clinical environment: Lead a clinical team with varied expertise to care for patients one on one and in their most preferred environment – at home. Culture of teamwork: Lead, promote and support a multi-disciplinary team while serving an essential role on the operations management team Ongoing support: Continuing education and training, tuition assistance, technology and more Advancement: Goal planning and opportunities to develop skills for higher level positions Clinical distinction: High-level clinical services with outstanding outcomes Healthcare leader: Progressive, stable company with 30 years of experience in delivering care at home If you’re looking for a home where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.
QUALIFICATIONS 1. Current and unencumbered license to practice as a practical/vocational 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 (NLC) 3. Minimum of one year of clinical experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse. 4. Current CPR certification. 5. 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.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse Certified
Nurse Licensure Compact
Computerized Physician Order Entry