• Licensed Practical Nurse Visiting Staff

    Job Locations US-AL-Alexander City
    Job ID
    2019-1850
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    A career at Alacare allows you to truly make a difference in the lives of patients and their families. As a member of the Alacare team, your skills are fully engaged in delivering compassionate care. Regardless if you are in the field or behind the scenes, each day is filled with meaningfulness and satisfaction.  Career opportunities can be found in almost every county in the State of Alabama at each of our 24 locations.  Our team of dedicated professionals are focused on providing outstanding care and strive for high patient satisfaction.  If you are ready to take your career to a new level, consider Alacare and apply today.  

    Responsibilities

    Responsible for safe delivery of practical nursing care to home care and hospice patients based upon nursing process, established standards of care, regulatory standards, Agency policy and procedures and directives.   Provides services in a manner consistent with Agency mission and philosophy.

    Qualifications

    Education Required:  Graduate of an accredited school of Practical/Vocational nursing.

     

     

    Experience Required:  Two (2) years of general medical surgical nursing experience required.

     

    Experience Desired:  One (1) to Two (2) years of Home Care or Hospice desired.

     

    Licenses/Registrations Required:

    • Current unencumbered Alabama Practical Nurse License.
    • Current Alabama Driver's License
    • Current automobile liability insurance
    • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR)

     

    Physical Requirements:  

    • Must be able to perform full range of work activities from driving and computer work, to medium and heavy work associated with home visits and patient care (i.e. performing CPR, lifting , turning, transferring and ambulating patients, and other patient -related tasks as necessary.)
    • Must possess vision, speech, hearing, sensation, physical strength and dexterity to safely perform all duties of the job.
    • Job duties must typically be performed without assistance and require exerting force of up to 100 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds frequently,  and/or up to 20 pounds constantly.

     

     

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