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Licensed Practical Nurse, Personal Care, Queens, Per Diem

Queens, New York Nurse
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Job ID R010904

VNS Health Home Care LPNs help redefine the standard of patient-centered care for New Yorkers while keeping them out of the crowded hospital system so they can heal and age where they are most comfortable- in their homes and community. Our LPNs provide one-on-one, individualized care with the direction of our Registered Nurses, meeting patients where they are and delivering exceptional clinical outcomes to our neighbors most in need. Interested in advancing your clinical career? VNS Health supports and encourages professional growth opportunities for our LPNs, whether that’s expanding clinical knowledge or pursuing additional education to become a Registered Nurse. Be part of our 130-year history and innovative Future of Care built by visiting nurses like you.


$28.09 - $35.08 Hourly

What We Provide

  • Referral bonus opportunities     

  • Generous paid time off (PTO), starting at 30 days of paid time off and 9 company holidays for full time employees.    

  • Health insurance plan for you and your loved ones, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability    

  • Employer-matched 401k retirement saving program  

  • Personal and financial wellness programs    

  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare and dependent care and commuter transit program

  • Generous tuition reimbursement for qualifying degrees   

  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement and CEU credits    

[For Per Diem Only]

  • Per Diem team members are eligible for some benefits and can access our extensive Employee Assistance Program that includes financial, legal, and mental health counseling programs as well as participate in a 403b retirement savings program.

What You Will Do

  • Monitor and follow patient progress and report health changes to supervising registered nurse through detailed observations, interviews, and physical/psychosocial care within LPN scope of practice.

  • Deliver personalized nursing and care management by constantly evaluating the evolving patient needs and adjusting the plan of care. 

  • Carry out quality-driven and care coordination by communicating within the VNS Health interdisciplinary team and across providers and other resources to deliver the plan of care effectively and efficiently.  

  • Practice in the community, traveling to patients’ homes or care facilities, using effective time management and agility to manage weekly caseload and other duties. 

  • Use agility and empathy to deliver continuity of patient care including coordinating supplies and providing education.

  • Use technology, including a tablet computer, phone, and other systems to coordinate and maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic medical records (EMRs) for patients in the community.  

  • Provide empowering education and support to patients and their families to help them understand and navigate end of life treatment.  


Licenses and Certifications:

  • License and current registration to practice as an LPN in New York State, required


  • High School diploma and completion of LPN program, required

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of one year of work experience as an LPN, required

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and think critically to support patient outcomes, required

  • Experience with electronic charting in HHAeXchange, preferred

About Us

VNS Health is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit home and community-based health care organizations. Innovating in health care for more than 125 years, our commitment to health and well-being is what drives us—we help people live, age and heal where they feel most comfortable, in their own homes, connected to their family and community. On any given day, more than 10,000 VNS Health team members deliver compassionate care, unparalleled expertise and 24/7 solutions and resources to the more than 43,000 “neighbors” who look to us for care. Powered and informed by data analytics that are unmatched in the home and community-health industry, VNS Health offers a full range of health care services, solutions and health plans designed to simplify the health care experience and meet the diverse and complex needs of the communities and people we serve in New York and beyond.

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