BrightSpring Health Services LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE- INFUSION PHARMACY in RIVERSIDE, Rhode Island
Amerita is a Specialty Infusion company focused on providing complex pharmaceutical products and outstanding clinical service to patients outside of the hospital setting; with exceptional employees that are dedicated to providing the best quality care and service in an ethical, sound, supportive and customer-focused environment. We have developed a culture which supports our staff of caregivers and their families by providing fair and competitive compensation, high quality affordable benefits, and fulfilling work in a fun, friendly environment.
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides skilled nursing care to patients in their homes and in the Ambulatory Infusion Suites or Centers under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Advanced Practice Nurse (APN).
• Adheres to all applicable policies, procedures, company standards, and state and federal rules and regulations• Provides skilled nursing in the home as ordered on the plan of treatment and nursing care plan, coordinating with the Registered Nurse and physician• Evaluates the significance of assessment findings and communicates any pertinent information about the patient’s clinical status and ongoing needs• Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and patient’s clinical position• Assists the RN or APN in performing specialized procedures• Educates patients and caregivers• Identifies and assesses external and internal resources to meet patient and/or family needs, to facilitate optimal patient outcomes during home care services, and for transfer and discharge processes
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Valid LPN/LVN license in state(s) of practice
Meets required additional education as required by state Nurse Practice Act regarding infusion therapy
Follows Nurse Practice Act in state of licensure
LPN/LVN experience in at least one of the following areas:
One (1) year of experience in an acute care setting within the last 24 months; or
Six (6) months home care experience within the last 12 months
Previous home healthcare experience preferred
Current CPR certification
Flexible schedule with the availability to work on-call evenings, weekends, and holidays on an as-scheduled basis
Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Valid driver’s license and evidence of automobile insurance
About our Line of Business
Amerita is a specialty infusion company focused on providing complex pharmaceutical products and clinical services to patients outside of the hospital. Committed to excellent service, our vision is to combine the administrative efficiencies of a large organization with the flexibility, responsiveness and entrepreneurial spirit of a local provider. For more information about Amerita, please visitwww.ameritaiv.com. Follow us onTwitter (https://twitter.com/AmeritaIV) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/amerita-inc/) .
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Position Type Full-Time
Line of Business Amerita