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Private Duty Nurse LPN

Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: Saint Marys
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

** $2,500.00 SIGN ON BONUS** We are seeking motivated and dedicated nurses seeking a career in pediatric and adult home care!Currently we are seeking nurses in Clearfield, Jefferson, and Clarion County.Benefits of working with our team include:Referral Bonus opportunity Weekly Pay Health, Dental, Vision, and Life InsuranceFlexible Scheduling Holiday Pay and Potential for OvertimePaid Training & Continuous Professional Development24/7 On call with clinical and scheduling to handle issues outside of office hoursPosition OverviewThe Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) is responsible for providing and documenting skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, in accordance with the developed care plan and physicians orders for each individual patient while adhering to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times.Now Accepting New Grads!We have 3 cases in the CLearfield area. They are a mix of Pediatric and adult cases. We have part time and full time hours for each!Referal bonus opportunity as well as many others!Essential Job Functions--- Responsible for the delivery and coordination of quality patient care in compliance with physician orders.--- Continuously observes and assesses patient condition and care needs and reports changes in condition to the supervisor and/or physician as appropriate.--- Documents all activities, assessments, nursing actions, responses and coordination of care in a timely manner whenever care is delivered.--- Participate, implement and update the nursing care plan.--- Takes appropriate nursing action based on assessment and achieves expected outcomes.--- Recognizes changes in patient needs and responses requiring intervention and implements care to prevent risk or reduce risk.--- Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability by complying with Aveanna policies, state and federal regulations, accrediting bodies and the Nurse Practice Act.--- Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient according to OSHA standards.--- Educates the patient and family regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, and prevention strategies, and in meeting the patient's nursing needs.--- Maintain knowledge of competencies related to the nursing profession by participating in educational programs, continued education units, internal learning management skills and skill evaluations.Requirements--- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.--- Current, unrestricted state license as a Licensed Nurse in the state of practice--- Current CPR certification--- Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and proceduresPhysical Requirements--- Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English--- Must be able to travel--- Must be able to lift 50 pounds--- Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance--- Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting--- Must be able to sit and climb stairs--- Must have visual and hearing acuity--- Must have strong sense of smell and touch--- Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance--- Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transportEnvironment--- Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions--- Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseasesOther Duties--- 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.As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.Notice for Job Applicants Residing in California

Keywords: Aveanna Healthcare, Erie , Private Duty Nurse LPN, Healthcare , Saint Marys, Pennsylvania

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