will care for patients in their homes, build relationships and will share the challenges and triumphs of day-to-day life.
Evaluate and treat patients using the most current technology and practices
Be provided with a consistent case load
Aid the physician and registered nurse in performing specialized procedure
Assist patients in learning appropriate self-care techniques
Help achieve and maintain continuity of patient care by assisting in planning and exchanging information with appropriate staff
Spend more time working with patients and making a significant difference in their lives
Gain quality experience in working with a multi-disciplinary team and personal patient interaction
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. See list of Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).
Minimum of one year of clinical experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse.
Current CPR certification.
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, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.
Amedisys' philosophy, "Taking care of your loved ones as we would our own," has guided our growth into one of the nation’s leading home health and hospice care organizations. With Amedisys, you’ll be part of a culture focused on delivering the care that’s best for our patients, whether that is home-based recovery and rehabilitation after an operation, care empowering them to manage a chronic disease, palliative care for those with a terminal illness, or hospice care at the end of life.
The health care industry is changing; at Amedisys we’re developing a new model of care that not only reduces preventable hospital readmissions and saves money, but provides convenience, compassion and customized service for every patient. We believe we can do that by focusing on quality care, improving technology and efficiency, and hiring employees who care not just with their hands and head, but also with their heart.
Our people are our business; Amedisys invests in you throughout your career with industry-leading educational benefits, including free clinical continuing education and tuition assistance. And our career ladders program lets you map out your professional development and advancement opportunities, helping you build a career, not just a job.
We offer competitive salaries and one of the best benefit packages in the industry:
401 (K) plan with employer-matching contribution available for all employees
Health, dental, vision insurance
Flexible spending accounts and wellness discount program
Paid time off and 8 paid holidays
Employee Stock Purchase Plan available to full and part-time employees
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition reimbursement program
The decision to join the Amedisys team is a decision that is rewarded on a daily basis by the difference we make in the lives of our patients and their families.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Amedisys' philosophy, "Taking care of your loved ones as we would our own," has guided their growth into one of the nation’s...