Aveanna Healthcare, the largest pediatric home health care
company in the U.S., is hiring compassionate Licensed Vocational
Nurses (LVN) to provide skilled nursing care to patients in the
home setting. We are the hearts of 30,000 caregivers and trusted by
over 33,000 families.
New Grads encouraged to Apply! 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
Essential Job Functions Responsible for the delivery and
coordination of quality patient care in compliance with physician
Continuously observes and assesses patient condition and care needs
and reports changes in condition to the supervisor and/or physician
Documents all activities, assessments, nursing actions, responses
and coordination of care in a timely manner whenever care is
Participate, implement and update the nursing care plan.
Takes appropriate nursing action based on assessment and achieves
Recognizes changes in patient needs and responses requiring
intervention and implements care to prevent risk or reduce
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
patients 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
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
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
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. 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. CCPA Notice for Job Applicants, Contractors, and
Employees Residing in California 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.
Notice for Job Applicants Residing in California