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Private Duty Nurse RN at Aveanna Healthcare

Company: Confidential
Location: Altoona
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

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.

  • New graduate program.
  • Adult to pediatric program.
  • Paid time off to full time employees.
  • Flexible schedules, tell us your availability.
  • Tuition reimbursement.

    Now offering enhanced Rates**

    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.

    Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability by complying with Aveanna policies, state and federal regulations, accrediting bodies and the Nurse Practice Act.


    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

    Continuing Education as required by state

    Prefer 1 year of Long Term Care Experience


    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 have visual and hearing acuity

    Must be able to climb stairs and be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be able to travel.

    Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance

    Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting to sit.
    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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