Pediatric Nurse LPN Job at Aveanna Healthcare, Philadelphia, PA

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  • Aveanna Healthcare
  • Philadelphia, PA

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Aveanna Healthcare is a leading provider of pediatric and adult care services, specializing in home healthcare. Our mission is to enhance the lives of our patients and their families by delivering compassionate and personalized care in the comfort of their own homes. With a dedicated team of healthcare professionals, Aveanna Healthcare is committed to excellence in patient care and clinical outcomes.

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team in Bala Cynwyd, PA. As an Aveanna Healthcare LPN, you will have the opportunity to make a profound impact on the lives of our patients and their families by providing high-quality clinical care in a home healthcare setting. This position offers flexible scheduling options and competitive compensation packages.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform patient assessments and assist in developing individualized care plans under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Administer medications, treatments, and therapies as prescribed by the physician.
  • Monitor patient progress and report any changes in condition to the supervising RN or physician.
  • Provide patient and family education on healthcare management, medication administration, and self-care techniques.
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care delivery.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient documentation in accordance with regulatory standards and organizational policies.
  • Provide emotional support and advocacy for patients and their families throughout the care continuum.

Qualifications:

  • Current and unrestricted LPN license in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • Minimum of six months of clinical experience, preferably in a home healthcare or pediatric setting.
  • Strong clinical assessment and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Reliable transportation and willingness to travel to patient homes within the Philadelphia area.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package with opportunities for performance-based bonuses.
  • Flexible scheduling options to accommodate work-life balance.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans to meet your healthcare needs.
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match to help you plan for the future.
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) and holiday pay to support your well-being and relaxation.
  • Continuing education assistance and opportunities for professional development to enhance your skills and advance your career within the organization.

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of others and thrive in a dynamic and rewarding healthcare environment, we invite you to join our team at Aveanna Healthcare. Apply today to embark on a fulfilling career journey with us!

benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status

Equal 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

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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