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Private Duty Nurse LPN

Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: Dravosburg
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Great Cases. Great Rates.Aveanna Healthcare is Hiring! We are currently seeking private duty day shift nurses in the Natrona Heights area to join our team and work with a wonderful client! Shifts Available Immediately: --Monday-Thursdays: 7am-4:15pm-Fridays: 7am-1:15pm -Aveanna's Private Duty Nurses assist our patients by providing the compassionate one-to-one care needed to remain at home with their loved ones. We match our nurses with patients based on availability/shift preference, age, and acuity level. -If you are interested in working in a welcoming team environment and making a positive and lasting impact on the lives of local families, then we want to speak with you. -To learn more about this opportunity don't hesitate, Apply Today!When you join Aveanna Healthcare, you are joining a team of professionals driven by our passion to provide local families with the highest quality care imaginable. We are committed to delivering our caregivers with an employee experience that is second to none! You can expect to always be supported, valued, and heard, because without you, none of what we do would be possible. Apply today and find yourself with Aveanna!Aveanna Nurses Enjoy: -

  • Weekly Pay
  • Industry Leading Training
  • Flexible Scheduling (Freedom to create your own schedule!)
  • Team Focused, Positive Work Environment
  • PTO & Benefits
  • 24/7 On-Call Support (Both operations & clinical managers are always available)
  • Incentive Opportunities (referral bonuses, special pay rates, and fun programs throughout the year)
  • Opportunities Close to Home
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • And so much more! -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.Position Overview
    The 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.

    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.Physical 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 transport

    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.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.

Keywords: Aveanna Healthcare, Pittsburgh , Private Duty Nurse LPN, Healthcare , Dravosburg, Pennsylvania

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