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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Amedisys
Location: Van Buren
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Overview$7,500 Sign-On BonusFull - time daysAre you a highly skilled and compassionate licensed practical nurse (LPN) looking for a rewarding career in homecare? If so, we invite you to join our team at Amedisys, one of the largest and most trusted home health and hospice companies in the U . S.Attractive pay$16.58-$26.25 hourlyEnjoy many perks and benefitsA full benefits package (with affordable health insurance options).401k with a match.Up to $500 in wellness rewards and up to $1,200 in free healthcare services paid for by Amedisys yearly.Mental health support.Infertility coverage, adoption reimbursement and paid parental leave.Back up child and elder care (at participating locations).Fleet vehicle program (for full-time caregivers meeting certain requirements).Mileage reimbursement.Student loan counseling, tuition reimbursement and refinancing.And more.What's in it for youCommunity-based care centers with a supportive and inclusive work environment.Better work/life balance and increased flexibility compared to other settings.Job stability and the opportunity to advance with a growing company.The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients and their families providing much needed care where they want to be - in their homes.Don't just take it from us - see what our caregivers love about Amedisys"I have worked here just shy of a year and it's the best job I've ever had! We have an awesome team and administration is very supportive. I never felt so appreciated. Your time off is really yours." - Amedisys caregiverWhy AmedisysAmedisys is a leading provider of home health, hospice and high-acuity care, dedicated to helping patients and families navigate the complex healthcare system. With a focus on compassionate, patient-centered care, you would be joining a team of professionals committed to improving the lives of those they serve.ResponsibilitiesVerify plan of care with the RN prior to each visit.Collaborate with physician and RN frequently to ensure patient needs are being met; Notify them as soon as possible when patient condition changes.Teach patients and caregivers self-care techniques.Check vital signs.Review all medications and perform a medication reconciliation at each visit.Perform specialized procedures ordered by physician ( i.e. foley catheter change).Prepare equipment and materials for treatments using the aseptic technique.Complete documentation timely and accurately.QualificationsRequirementsOne year of clinical LPN experience.Current LPN license, specific to the state(s) you are assigned to work.Current CPR certification.Valid driver's license, reliable transportation and liability insurance.Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets and may vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills , and experience.Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and 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.

Keywords: Amedisys, Fort Smith , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Van Buren, Arkansas

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