LPN

Job ID: 86837
Discipline: Nursing
Specialty: Licensed Practical Nurse
Sub Specialty: Long Term Acute Care
Date Posted: July 26, 2020
Address: 119 Belmont Street
Location: Worcester, MA 01655
Shift: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Start Date: October 15, 2020
Employment Type: Per Diem
Pay Rate: Call for details
Company: Nursefinders
Contact Info: Pablo Flores; pablo.flores@nursefinders.com; 7814442548

Job Description & Requirements

Nursefinders of Boston is looking for LPN's for Local Hospital systems. Seeking  LPN's for local per diem, contracts, block bookings and perm placement. We offer shift completion bonuses, sign on bonuses and referral bonuses.

?Position Summary: 

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) participates in direct and indirect patient care and health teaching to the full extent of his/her generic and continuing education, competence and experience.  The LPN may delegate duties to other caregivers as required/permitted and will consistently provide appropriate supervision.  The LPN works with other staff members in order to meet the goals, objectives and standards of the unit and contributes to the attainment of divisional and system wide goals and objectives. 

II. Major Responsibilities:

Participates in the assessment of the patient’s health status by collecting and recording data from documented information, observation, patient/significant other interview and other health professionals.

Participates in the nursing diagnosis and patient needs based on assessment data.  Includes physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, and spiritual needs as applicable.

Participates in the identification of expected patient outcomes/goals.

Provides input into patient or caregiver learning needs.  As directed by the Registered Nurse, documents an educational plan that demonstrates consideration of the patients age, cognitive level, culture, and preferred method of learning; i.e., printed matter, video’s and/or demonstration.

Documents patient response to interventions/nursing care.

Includes patient and/or significant other in planning for care.

Administers all therapeutic interventions in a safe and efficient manner.

Administers medication accurately, observing patient response, as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and the lack of negative outcomes.

Triages phone calls and executes appropriate follow through.

Assists physicians with treatments, procedures, and special tests as required, participating in the set-up, maintenance, and disassembly and cleaning of patient equipment

Demonstrates a commitment to promote an office environment that supports positive public relations and image, effective communication with patients, visitors, and health team members.

May delegate selected patient care activities to other licensed practical nursing staff and/or MA staff.  Delegation is appropriate to the level of training and competence of staff and the patient need.

Responds promptly, professionally and calmly to emergency situations. 

Interacts and copes effectively with diverse populations in stressful situations

Demonstrates effective communications methods and skills, utilizing appropriate reporting channels. 

Participates in the orientation of new staff and acts as a preceptor when assigned.  Completes orientation paperwork for new staff as outlined in hospital procedures.

Completes all unit task sheets or checklists as required. 

Follows hospital and department policies and procedures. 

Actively participates in departmental performance improvement and training activities. 

Acts as a role model for all clinical staff. Trains, directs, and supervises medical assistants.

 Participates in the interviewing and evaluating of the medical assistants

Meets established productivity standards.

Facilitates and promotes the sharing of knowledge and content throughout departments.

Adheres to change control processes.

Participates in cross training to optimize department resources.

Demonstrates excellent attendance and actively participates in a variety of meetings and training sessions as required.

Demonstrates a friendly, responsive, service-minded attitude to all internal and external customers.

Communicates ideas effectively. Shares information and keeps others properly informed. Gives, and is open to useful feedback.

Adheres to the HealthAlliance Hospital Code of Conduct and Behavior Standards and dress code.

Complies with established environment of care/safety policies and procedures and all health and safety requirements.

Maintains and fosters an organized, clean and safe work environment.

Contributes to the development and application of process improvements 

Maintains a collaborative, team relationship with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the group’s achievement of goals and to help foster a positive work environment.

Attends staff meetings and in-service programs as required or directed. Keeps current with hospital and unit changes by reading communication boards and/or books, bulletin boards, posted notices and reads and responds to e mails on a regular basis.

Practices cost containment and fiscal responsibility through the efficient use of supplies, equipment, time, etc.

Complies with established departmental policies, procedures and objectives.

Attends variety of meetings, conferences, seminars as required or directed.

Demonstrates use of Quality Improvement in daily operations.

Complies with all health and safety regulations and requirements.

Respects diverse views and approaches, and contributes in maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.

Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed.

All responsibilities are essential job functions.

III. Position Qualifications:

Ability to perform detailed assignments with minimal supervision and work under pressure.  

Knowledge of the nursing process for the delivery and management of patient care from admission to discharge.

Ability to create documentation which is accurate, legible, and concise.

Ability to complete and maintain all required licensed practical nurses competencies.

Ability to read, write and speak clearly in English.

 EDUCATION:

Successful completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse Program. 

 EXPERIENCE:

Prior experience in direct patient care preferred.

 LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC.:

Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Current BLS and CPR Certification

Facility Location

Known as the "Heart of the Commonwealth," Worcester is one of Massachusetts' most revered cities. The city is well-known for its historic architecture, most notably its Victorian-era buildings. Worcester is home to a number of museums including the American Antiquarian Society, the Worcester Art Museum, and the Higgins Armory Museum, among others. The city also possesses a wide range of performance venues, such as Mechanics Hall, Hanover Theatre, and Tuckerman Hall, and it ardently supports the local performing arts. Every year the Worcester Music Festival is a huge regional draw, being the oldest music festival in the USA.

Job Benefits

In addition to per diem nursing assignments that let you choose your location and schedule, Nursefinders offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Excellent Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits (for those determined to have worked full-time after a 12 month ACA eligibility period)
  • Supplemental Benefits: Dental, Vision, Medical Indemnity, Life Insurance with optional Critical Illness and Short Term Disability.
  • 401k
  • FREE Online CEU’s to all Active Staff’
  • “Star Rewards”- performance incentives

 

About the Company

Nursefinders, an AMN healthcare company, is your trusted local and per-diem nursing staffing agency, offering thousands of top-quality nursing (RN) career opportunities in the locations and times that best suit your lifestyle. With a nationwide network of offices to serve you, Nursefinders has the most exclusive contracts with top-ranked hospitals and facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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