Home Health Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurse Intern
Searcy, AR 
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Job/Internship Description
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

Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and performs skilled nursing services as delegated by the Registered Nurse according to physician's orders. The LPN/LVN Intern is expected to complete core training and skilled competencies within the first 90 days in role.

  • Provides skilled nursing care to patients as directed by the registered nurse in accordance with the Plan of Care and agency policies.
  • Assists patients in learning appropriate self-care techniques.
  • Helps to achieve and maintain continuity of patient care by assisting in planning and exchanging information with appropriate staff.
  • Prepares clinical progress documents and follows patient care plans as developed under supervision of the registered nurse and according to agency policy.
  • Assists the physician and registered nurse in performing specialized procedures for which competency has been established.
  • Prepares equipment and materials for treatments observing aseptic technique as required.
  • Keeps abreast of nursing trends and knowledge.
  • Participates in Patient Care Conferences.
  • Communicates current health status and needs of patients to the registered nurse and other appropriate staff.
  • 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.
    • Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) documents the following: The mutual recognition model of nurse licensure allows a nurse to have one license (in his or her state of residency) and to practice in other states (both physical and electronic), subject to each state's practice law and regulation. Nurses must legally reside in a NLC state to be eligible to have a multi-state license.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Must be familiar with general use and functions of the computer, such as, user names and password concepts; internet; e-mail; navigation of computer desktop, including starting programs, using files, and windows, effectively use navigation buttons and tool bars; ability to self-manage online HR services and online training programs.


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, vision)
  • 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 Contributions
  • Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Continuing Education
  • Fleet car for eligible employees

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified 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.

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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