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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Amedisys
Location: Athens
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewFull - 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$23-$29Enjoy many perks and benefitsA full benefits package with choice of affordable PPO or HSA medical plans.Paid time off.Up to $1,300 in free healthcare services paid by Amedisys yearly, when enrolled in an Amedisys HSA medical plan.Up to $500 in wellness rewards for completing activities during the year. Use these rewards to support your wellbeing with spa/massage/salon services, gym memberships, fitness classes, sports, hobbies, pets and more. *Mental health support, including up to five free counseling sessions per year through the Amedisys Employee Assistance program.401(k) with a company match.Family support with infertility treatment coverage*, adoption reimbursement, paid parental and family caregiver leave.Fleet vehicle program** and mileage reimbursement.And more.Please note: Benefit eligibility can vary by position depending on shift status.*To participate, you must be enrolled in an Amedisys medical plan.**For full-time caregivers meeting certain requirements.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.QualificationsOne 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.by Jobble

Keywords: Amedisys, Athens , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Athens, Georgia

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