Aveanna Healthcare Private Duty Nurse LVN - All Availabilities Job at Aveanna Healthcare, Austin, TX

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  • Aveanna Healthcare
  • Austin, TX

Job Description

Aveanna Private Duty Nurse - LVN/LPN

Part Time / Full Time

Aveanna’s Private Duty nurses assist our patients with transitioning home from the hospital and provide the continuous care they need so they can remain at home with their loved ones. Our comprehensive hands-on new grad training program is tailored to each nurse to ensure you have the education, support, and resources to be successful working in a home independently. This training involves an instructor led component, competency demonstrations, and in-home precepting with another nurse. Our local office is looking for compassionate nurses in the following areas who would like to make a positive and lasting impact in the lives of their patients:

  • South Austin
  • San Marcos
  • Buda
  • Lockhart
  • Surrounding Areas

Find yourself at Aveanna! We are a leading national provider of home health services to medically fragile children and adults, and our mission is to revolutionize the way homecare is delivered, one patient at a time.


We need you to help us provide the best possible life to those who trust their care to us. Our incredible Care Team consists of over 47,000 caregivers supporting more than 50,000 patients in 33 states, and it’s growing!

What our New Grads find at Aveanna:

  • Compassion and Purpose—1:1 nurse-to-medically-fragile-patient ratio
  • Community and Connection—cases close to home  
  • Development and Support— tailored training and 24/7 clinical support
  • Growth and Inclusion—career and skillset advancement opportunities  
  • Excitement and Happiness—a place to call HOME  

Benefits

  • Health, dental, vision, and company-paid life insurance
  • Paid Time Off available
  • Weekly and/or daily pay
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Electronic documentation—a tablet in every home!   
  • Tuition reimbursement (conditions apply)
  • Company-sponsored continuing education credits
  • 401(k) savings plan with employer matching
  • Employee stock purchase plan with employee discount
  • Paid in-house trach and vent training available
  • Awards and recognition Program
  • Employee Relief Fund
  • 24/7 local support

Responsibilities

  • Implementation of physicians’ prescribed plan of care
  • Patient assessments and coordination of care
  • Administration of prescribed medication, treatments, and therapies
  • Compliant, timely documentation of care provided in system of record
  • Health promotion, teaching, and training of family members
  • Responsible for accepting and writing verbal orders from physicians as required and for obtaining co-signature of Case Manager on all verbal orders
  • Follow up with physician, client, family members, staff, and Case Manager on client problems, concerns, and/or changes in client condition
  • Performs other appropriate duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must have and maintain an active, unencumbered license (RN/LPN/LVN) in the state in which the clinician will practice
  • Current CPR certification from American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or BLS
  • TB skin test (current within last 12 months)
  • Must have reliable transportation

Benefit eligibility is dependent upon employment status

Aveanna Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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Position Overview
The 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 procedures
Additional 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 state

Preferences
• Six (6) months of recent experience as a Licensed Nurse in a clinical care setting
• Home health experience

Other Skills/Abilities
• Attention to detail
• Time Management
• Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
• Good organization and communication skills

Physical 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 transport

Environment
• 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

Other 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.

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.

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