Aveanna Licensed Practical Nurse - Facility Staffing in Newtown, Pennsylvania
Licensed Practical Nurse - Facility Staffing
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Newtown, PA 18940
LPN - Facility Staffing - $500 BONUS OFFERED!!
Because of Aveanna’s unrivaled reputation, we have an ever-increasing demand for coverage and services. Aveanna has responded to this demand expanding our care-offerings. We are now seeking LPNs for skilled nursing/rehab staffing!
A Licensed Practical Nurse is a professional member of the healthcare team who provides skilled nursing care to patients in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of clinical practice. A LPN works under the direction of a facility supervising Registered Nurse and/or Physician.
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.
Graduate of accredited LPN Program
Current active license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of placement
At least 6 months 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.
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
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
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.