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Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Amedisys
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Job 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 hospice, you'll be a true advocate for patients at the end of life 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

As a hospice nurse for Amedisys, you have the special opportunity to provide one on one hospice care to terminally ill patients in their home. You will have the opportunity to spend quality time with the patient to provide and maintain continuity of patient care to achieve excellent pain and symptom management and high quality end-of-life care for the patient.

  • Collaborate with a full hospice interdisciplinary team to implement and deliver nursing care as outlined in a patient specific care plan for the patient and caregivers.
  • Assess, monitor, document and report progress of patient's health and condition using required documents such as clinical progress notes using a clinician preferred technology and within established timelines.
  • Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team and attend patient care conferences to maintain continuity of care.

    Qualifications
    Required
    • Current and unencumbered license to practice as a practical/vocational nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work
    • Minimum of one year of clinical experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse.
    • Current CPR certification
    • Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation and agency required liability insurance to complete home visits
      Preferred
      • Previous hospice or homecare experience
        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.

        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

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