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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Amedisys

This is a Full-time position in Hampden County, MA posted April 4, 2021.

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. Amedisys We are seeking a LPN to join our Agawam office. This individual will primarly cover: Monson, Ware, Palmer, Belchertown, Pelham, Ludlow, Wilbraham, Hamden and Granby. What You Will Do As a home health nurse with Amedisys, you will provide one on one skilled nursing care and treatment to patients in their home using a comprehensive and patient specific care plan, innovative solutions, and a preferred technology for point of care documentation. You will have the opportunity to spend quality time with the patient, in their own home, to promote their health and independence. You will have autonomy in addition to the support and collaboration of a full team of healthcare professionals. Collaborate with physicians, patients and their families, nurses, therapists, social workers and other members of the patient care team to implement and follow a patient specific care and treatment plan. Cooperatively utilize varied solutions to educate and promote the health and independence of the patient. 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. 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. Minimum of one (1) 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 Acute care experience as a licensed nurse with the adult population in a medical – surgical environment. Previous home health or hospice experience. 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