Amedisys Holding, LLC Licensed Practical Nurse/18502/Biloxi in Biloxi, Mississippi
This is a Job Description for a Licensed Practical Nurse 2nd shift
Summary: Amedisys is a leading provider of home health, hospice, and high-acuity care, dedicated to helping patients and families navigate the complex healthcare system. With a focus on compassionate, patient-centered care, you would be joining a team of professionals committed to improving the lives of those they serve.
Duties & Responsibilities: Verify plan of care with the RN prior to each visit. Collaborate with physician and RN frequently to ensure patient needs are being met; Notify them as soon as possible when patient condition changes. Teach patients and caregivers self-care techniques. Check vital signs. Review all medications and perform a medication reconciliation at each visit. Perform specialized procedures ordered by physician (i.e., foley catheter change). Prepare equipment and materials for treatments using the aseptic technique. Complete documentation timely and accurately.
Requirements and Qualifications: One year of clinical LPN experience. Current LPN license, specific to the state(s) you are assigned to work. Current CPR certification. Valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and liability insurance.
AAP/EEO Statement: 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.