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Amedisys: Personal Care Line Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Amedisys
Location: Swansea
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

*Caregiving is our Calling* Associated Home Care, an Amedisys company, is the leading provider of personal home care in the state of Massachusetts in addition to its service areas around Jacksonville, Florida and Knoxville, Tennessee. From companionship to around-the-clock in-home care, our customized services are designed to bring peace of mind to individuals needing extra care for their families. Customizing care to each client's need is an important part of the service plan and can always be adjusted as needs change. Our specially trained nurses and caregivers are available from one to 24 hours a day, seven days a week. After an initial assessment over the phone or in person, our nurse will personally visit with the client and family members to discuss the most beneficial and cost-effective services. As a personal care team member, you'll be a true advocate engaging clients throughout their coordinated daily living activities, 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* The LPN is responsible for administering the care plan and the patient's health and wellness as indicated by the care plan. Assures compliance with nursing/clinical standards, federal, state, and local government regulations, contract/ payor requirements and company policies. This role will treat patients, when appropriate and as needed for skilled nursing services. * Follows the appropriate care plan in collaboration with Registry Nurse and Director of Nursing, patient/client/caregivers, the patient's physician and other care team members as appropriate and according to the agency policy. * Performs on-site orientation, supervision visits, skill checks and annual performances of home care aides in compliance with federal, state and applicable accrediting body regulations and AHC policies. * Provides on-going instructions to home care aides during field visits including reinforcement of standard precautions, client respect, HIPAA and safety. Demonstrates a desire to set and meet objectives and find increasingly efficient ways to perform tasks. * Develop and review personal care plans from all contract/payor sources, orienting aides in following the care plan as authorized by the contract/payor source nursing staff. * Documents services rendered and changes in client conditions and/or family and home situation. * Communicates with contract case managers, coordination staff, and client's legal representative any concerns or issues regarding client status. Participates in team/case conferences. * Performs other duties as assigned. *Qualifications* *Required* * Current and unencumbered license to practice as a practical/vocational nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company. * Current CPR certification. 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 * PRN Employee Benefits Include: * 401K * Employee Stock Purchase Program * Paid Sick Time (MA Only) * Employee Assistance Program Employees working on average of 30 hours or more per week during the first 60 days of employment will be eligible to enroll in the health insurance plan the first day of the month following date of hire or status change. Part-Time Employees receive the same benefits as PRN Employees plus: * Medical/Prescription * Dental * Vision * Health and Flexible Spending Accounts * Company paid Life and AD& D Insurance

Keywords: Amedisys, Fall River , Amedisys: Personal Care Line Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Swansea, Massachusetts

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