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Licensed Practical Nurse- Home Health

Aveanna Healthcare Buffalo, NY
  • Posted: October 08, 2020
  • Full-Time

<div><p>Position Overview</p><p><strong>Licensed Practical Nurse Home Health</strong></p><p>Rate: $18-$24</p><p>Aveanna Healthcare is looking for Licensed Practical Nurses to work with our homecare clients throughout the community.  This position offers flexible work hours and shift differential pay. Aveanna Healthcare also offers referral bonuses, Hero Pay which allows you to make an extra $2 an hour more until the end of October. If you are interested, please apply to this position to be contacted by a client service supervisor.</p><p>We have evenings and nights available throughout Buffalo.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>Commit to caring for one of our patients in the community and receive a $1,000 bonus.</strong></p><p><strong>Eligibility requirements</strong></p><ul><li>You must complete a probationary period.</li><li>You must complete 500 hours within 15 weeks.</li><li>You must be open to travel or to working variable shifts in order to complete these hours.</li><li>You must be an active Aveanna field staff nurse in good standing at time of payout.</li><li>“Active” is defined as having working hours in the last 30 days.

</li><li>Payment will be made after all eligibility requirements are met. </li></ul><p><strong>Trach-Vent Sign-on Bonus</strong></p><p><strong>Eligibility requirements</strong></p><ul><li>Your trach and vent skills must be signed off by our nursing staff. </li><li>You must complete a probationary period.</li><li>You must be open to travel or to working variable shifts in order to complete these hours.</li><li>You must be an active Aveanna field staff nurse in good standing at time of payout.

</li><li>“Active” is defined as having worked hours in the last 30 days.</li><li>Payment will be made after all eligibility requirements are met.</li><li><strong>Payment will be made in four installments:</strong></li><li><strong>$250.00 </strong>after working 100 hours in 4 weeks</li><li><strong>$250.00 </strong>after working 250 hours in 8 weeks</li><li><strong>$500.00 </strong>after working 500 hours in 15 weeks</li></ul><p>Essential Job Functions<br>• Responsible for the delivery and coordination of quality patient care in compliance with physician orders.<br>• Continuously observes and assesses patient condition and care needs and reports changes in condition to the supervisor and/or physician as appropriate.<br>• Documents all activities, assessments, nursing actions, responses and coordination of care in a timely manner whenever care is delivered.<br>• Participate, implement and update the nursing care plan.<br>• Takes appropriate nursing action based on assessment and achieves expected outcomes.<br>• Recognizes changes in patient needs and responses requiring intervention and implements care to prevent risk or reduce risk.<br>• Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability by complying with Aveanna policies, state and federal regulations, accrediting bodies and the Nurse Practice Act.<br>• Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient according to OSHA standards.<br>• Educates the patient and family regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, and prevention strategies, and in meeting the patient's nursing needs.<br>• Maintain knowledge of competencies related to the nursing profession by participating in educational programs, continued education units, internal learning management skills and skill evaluations.<br><br>Requirements<br>• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.<br>• Current, unrestricted state license as a Licensed Nurse in the state of practice<br>• Current CPR certification<br>• Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures<br>Additional state specific requirements:<br>• South Carolina - One (1) year of pediatrics experience<br>• California - One (1) year of experience required working under current nursing license<br>• Louisiana - One (1) year of experience required working as a licensed nurse<br>• Continuing Education as required by state<br><br>Preferences<br>•1 year of Long Term Care Experience<br><br>Other Skills/Abilities<br>• Attention to detail<br>• Time Management<br>• Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution<br>• Good organization and communication skills<br><br>Physical Requirements<br>• Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English<br>• Must be able to travel<br>• Must be able to lift 50 pounds<br>• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance<br>• Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting<br>• Must be able to sit and climb stairs<br>• Must have visual and hearing acuity<br>• Must have strong sense of smell and touch<br>• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance<br>• Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport<br><br>Environment<br>• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions<br>• Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases<br><br>Other Duties<br>• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.</p></div>

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