Licensed Practical Nurse

Employer
Aveanna Healthcare
Location
Buffalo New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 19, 2021
Closes
Jan 27, 2021
Ref
8357_95784
Specialty
LPN / LVN
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time

Rate: $20- $25

Overview:

Aveanna Healthcare is looking for LPNs to work with local Skilled Nursing Facilities, Primary Care offices, Hospitals, and school districts. Nights, Days and evenings are needed.  Fulltime, part time and per diem hours are available.  Aveanna offers flexible scheduling, and bonus incentives.  If you are interested, please apply to this position to be contacted by a client service supervisor.

Job Duties:
Adheres to the policies and procedures of the facility/unit
 Possesses the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate care for patients assigned by the facility/unit
Communicates effectively with patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers
Conducts ongoing assessments as determined by patient’s condition and/or the client facility’s policies, procedures or protocols and reprioritizes care accordingly.
Performs appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner.
Documents patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards problem resolution.
Maintains confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff.
Reports patient condition to appropriate personnel during each shift.
Supervision of LPN staff is managed by facility personnel.

Preferred Experience:

Two (2) years Med/Surg experience

Oncology experience

 Qualifications:
Graduate of accredited LPN Program
Current active license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of placement
At least one (1) year of experience as an LPN in the United States (preferred)
Current CPR certification. Evidence of BLS and all additional required credentials specific to nurse specialty and as designated by facility/unit
Provide care using infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient according to OSHA standards.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance

Environment:
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 diseases

Other 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


SPECIALTY AREAS DETAILS:
Medical & Surgical Oncology Float PoolTwo-years’ experience (preferred) as a Licensed Practical Nurse
BLS certification
Outpatient Clinic experience
CPR certification

Long Term Care NurseOne-year of recent experience (preferred) in a long-term care setting
CPR certification

Primary Care NurseOne-year experience (preferred) as a Licensed Practical Nurse
CPR Certification
Primary Care or Health Office experience (preferred)

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