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Travel/Contract Licensed Practical Nurse (Home health) - Up to $1900/week

Taos, NM 87571

Posted: 06/10/2024 Employment Type: Travel Job Category: Nursing Job Number: 79469

Job Description

Connected Health Care, a leading recruitment and staffing firm, is seeking a dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) specializing in Home Health for a local travel/contract position near Taos, New Mexico. This is an excellent opportunity to join a compassionate team providing essential home health care services to the community.

Job Description:

  • Patient Care: Provide high-quality nursing care to patients in their homes, including administering medications, wound care, and monitoring vital signs.
  • Care Coordination: Collaborate with physicians, registered nurses, and other healthcare professionals to develop and implement individualized patient care plans.
  • Patient Education: Educate patients and their families on disease management, home care procedures, and health maintenance.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate and detailed patient records, documenting care provided and patient responses.
  • Home Health Visits: Conduct regular home health visits, ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for patients.
  • Compliance: Adhere to all health and safety regulations, as well as company policies and procedures.

Education and Certification Requirements:

  • Valid New Mexico LPN license.
  • Home health/hospice experience required.
  • Strong clinical skills and knowledge of home health care practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Contract length: 13 weeks
  • Competitive weekly compensation up to $1900 based on experience.
  • Opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative environment.
  • Professional development opportunities and support from a dedicated team.

About Taos, New Mexico: Taos, New Mexico, is a charming and culturally rich town known for its vibrant arts scene, historic architecture, and stunning natural landscapes. Job seekers relocating to Taos can enjoy:

  • Cultural Attractions: Explore the Taos Pueblo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit the Harwood Museum of Art.
  • Art Scene: Discover numerous art galleries, studios, and the famous Taos Art Colony.
  • Outdoor Activities: Enjoy skiing and snowboarding at Taos Ski Valley, hiking in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and white-water rafting on the Rio Grande.
  • Festivals and Events: Participate in local festivals such as the Taos Wool Festival, Taos Pueblo Pow Wow, and the Taos Fall Arts Festival.
  • Scenic Beauty: Experience the breathtaking landscapes, including the Rio Grande Gorge and the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway.
  • Community Atmosphere: Embrace the warm and welcoming community, known for its diverse population and strong cultural heritage.

For more information or to apply, contact: Savannah - Account Manager
Phone: (512) 605-2288

Apply today and make a meaningful impact as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Taos, NM, while enjoying all the cultural and natural beauty this unique town has to offer!


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