Sarasota, FL
(941) 929-1966

Sarasota/Manatee - Licensed Practical Nurse

Make a Difference. Grow Personally. Serve Others.

As an in-home care service provider Right at Home offers opportunities for you to make a direct impact on improving the lives of others. With over 500 offices nationwide opportunities are available to you whether you carry a wealth of health care knowledge and experience or if you simply have a desire to make a difference.

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those that we serve and that includes you as a potential Right at Home employee. Beyond competitive wages, we offer an industry-leading development program with Right at Home University. Our training and continuing education program offer a wide range of topics ranging from techniques on personal care and specialized training on specific diseases and disorders to personal development and communication skills.

We are looking for the right people, and if you're seeking a place to feel appreciated for your hard work and a place to grow professionally while you make a difference, Right at Home is for you.

Licensed Practical Nurse 

Performs nursing care to patient in accordance with an established plan of care that follows Right at Home policies and procedures and all other laws and relevant professional standards. 

Essential Functions

  • Performs Wound Care and IV infusions.
  • Prepares and records clinical notes and progress notes. 
  • Observes and reports any signs or symptoms indicative of changes in conditions of the patient and family situation.
  • Performs assigned nursing procedures (including administration of treatments and medications) in the care of the patient, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and the Custom Care Plan. 
  • Prepares equipment and materials for treatments observing aseptic technique as required. 
  • Assists the patient with learning appropriate self-care techniques. 
  • Assists with the rehabilitation of patients according to the Custom Care Plan. 
  • Consults the Nursing Supervisor in making judgments or decisions regarding care and treatments. 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved Practical/Vocational Nursing Program with one year of nursing experience in the past five years or completion of an accredited refresher course within the past two years.
  • Currently licensed and in good standing as a Practical/Vocational Nurse in the state where providing care. 
  • Knowledge, ability and the necessary skill and judgment to perform all nursing procedures as outlined in the scope of practice in the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job. 
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.
  • IV Infusion experience a plus.


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