Licensed Practical Nurse- Per Diem
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Caregiving is our Calling
At Amedisys whether we're caring for patients directly or
supporting those who do, each of us is a caregiver at heart. Every
team member contributes to our mission of providing exceptional,
clinically distinct care in the home to thousands of patients and
families every day.
In home health, you'll be a true advocate engaging patients
throughout their coordinated health care journey all while
maintaining autonomy and independence to support their needs.
If you're looking for a home with a Nationwide Company 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.
What You Will Do
As a home health nurse with Amedisys, you will provide one on one
skilled nursing care and treatment to patients in their home using
a comprehensive and patient specific care plan, innovative
solutions, and a preferred technology for point of care
documentation. You will have the opportunity to spend quality time
with the patient, in their own home, to promote their health and
independence. You will have autonomy in addition to the support and
collaboration of a full team of healthcare professionals.
- Collaborate with physicians, patients and their families,
nurses, therapists, social workers and other members of the patient
care team to implement and follow a patient specific care and
- Cooperatively utilize varied solutions to educate and promote
the health and independence of the patient.
- Assess, monitor, document and report progress of patient's
health and condition using required documents such as clinical
progress notes using a clinician preferred technology and within
- Participates in Team/Case Conferences.
- Performs other duties as assigned. #amedisys
- Current and unencumbered license to practice as a
practical/vocational nurse specific to that state the employee is
assigned to work.
- Minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience as a Licensed
Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse.
- Current CPR certification.
- Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation and agency
required liability insurance to complete home visits. Preferred
- Acute care experience as a licensed nurse with the adult
population in a medical - surgical environment.
- Previous home health or hospice 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.
Benefits and More
Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we
have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide
and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for
eligible employees include:
- Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
- Comprehensive Health Insurance Benefits (medical, dental,
- Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and
Flexible Spending Account options
- Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefits
- 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching
- Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Continuing Education
- Fleet car for eligible employees
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