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Pediatric Nurse (LPN)

Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Licensed Practical Nurse - Home Care Nursing*Currently offering $20 -$25 hourly wage. Apply today to inquire if you are eligible for a hiring bonusAveanna Healthcare, one of the largest home healthcare companies in the U.S. and is excited to now be serving communities throughout Minnesota. We are building our team of compassionate Home Care Nurses to provide skilled nursing care to patients in thehome and school setting. We are the hearts of 30,000 caregivers and trusted by over 33,000 families.Current Full- time, Part- time, or Casual Opportunities:

  • Multiple patients in the Twin Cities area with Day, Evening, and Night shifts available.
  • Multiple patients with-in 35-mile drive of the Rochester area with Day and Night shifts available.
  • Multiple patients within the Alexandria, Brainerd, Bemidji, and St. Cloud communities with Day and Night shifts available.
  • Patients in the Mankato area with Day, Evening and Night shifts available.
  • New referrals waiting to go home for the first time. Inquire about bonus opportunities for Trach/Vent Pediatric or Adult experience upon interview.
  • We are bound to have an opportunity for you! Benefits of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
    • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance*
    • Paid Time Off Available
    • 401(k) Savings Plan with Employer Matching*
    • Easy access to state-of-the-art technology for electronic charting during point of care
    • 24 Hour 7 Days a Week Team Support for direct clinical and scheduling assistance
    • Hourly Pay & Weekly Paychecks
    • Flexible Scheduling
    • Competitive Wage Scale
    • Potential for Overtime
    • Paid Training & Continuous Professional Development
    • On-going bonuses related to assignments
    • *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment statusQualifications of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
      • Must have good standing Minnesota license (LPN).
      • Current CPR certification or ability to obtain prior to providing cares.Responsibilities of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
        • One-to-one patient care in a home environment
        • Execution of physicians prescribed plan of care and compliant documentation of care provided in system of record
        • Administration of prescribed medication, treatments, and therapies
        • Patient assessments
        • Coordination of care
        • Health promotion, teaching, and training of family membersEqual 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.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.If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach the employer directly to request this as Indeed is not responsible for the employer's application process.Position OverviewThe 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.Requirements--- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.--- Current, unrestricted state license as a Licensed Nurse in the state of practice--- Current CPR certification--- Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and proceduresAdditional state specific requirements:--- South Carolina - One (1) year of pediatrics experience--- California - One (1) year of experience required working under current nursing license--- Louisiana - One (1) year of experience required working as a licensed nurse--- Continuing Education as required by statePreferences--- Six (6) months of recent experience as a Licensed Nurse in a clinical care setting--- Home health experienceOther Skills/Abilities--- Attention to detail--- Time Management--- Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution--- Good organization and communication skillsPhysical 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 transportEnvironment--- 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 diseasesOther 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.

Keywords: Aveanna Healthcare, Minneapolis , Pediatric Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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