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LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse - Medford

Company: MelroseWakefield Healthcare
Location: Medford
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

We're saving lives, building careers, and reimagining healthcare. We can't wait to grow alongside you.
Offering competitive sign-on bonuses. Apply today to learn more!Job Profile Summary ----This role focuses on providing professional and nonprofessional nursing care services in accordance with physician orders. - In addition, this role focuses on performing the following duties: Functions as part of the health care team in providing safe and effective therapy for assigned patients under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care. Requires an LPN license. - A professional individual contributor role that may direct the work of other lower level professionals or manage processes and programs. - The majority of time is spent overseeing the design, implementation or delivery of processes, programs and policies using specialized knowledge and skills typically acquired through advanced education. - - An entry level role that applies broad theoretical job knowledge typically obtained through advanced education. - May require the following proficiency: - work is closely supervised, problems faced are not typically difficult or complex, and explains facts, policies and practices related to job area. -Hours: 40 hours weekly, Monday-Friday 830am-5pmLocation: 101 Main Street Suite 204 Medford MA 02155Minimum Qualifications: -1. Massachusetts's Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). -2. Experience is dependent upon unit requirements and needs. -3. Basic Life Support Certification. - -Preferred Qualifications: -1. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Instructor. -2. Graduation from an accredited practical nursing program. - -Duties and Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of work and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list. - Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned. - -1. Applies the skill necessary to implement the medical/nursing plan of care, nursing interventions, medication administration, and procedures necessary for the care of the patient under the direction of the Registered Nurse. -2. Provides direct patient care within the primary nursing model to ensure continuity of care for all patients within their caseload in a safe efficient manner maintaining the patient's rights and dignity at all times. -3. Performs technical aspects of patient care (medications, treatments, etc.) safely, according to the established policies and procedures and Nurse Practice Act. -4. Assess and reassess pain. - Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. - Documents pain management. -5. Communicates all changes in the patient's condition immediately to the Registered Nurse. -6. Bases all nursing interventions on pathophysiological and psychosocial rationale. Delivers care in a fiscally responsible manner. -7. Establishes a positive relationship with the patient and family. Introduces self to patients and families as the patient's nurse. Provides teaching and counseling for patients/families according to their needs and ability to understand. Documents teaching on the appropriate teaching tool. - - -8. Reviews/educates the discharged patient and family to ADL's, medications, treatments, and provides appropriate discharge instruction sheet(s). -9. Documents all nursing interventions and the patient's response in the medical record for all assigned patients. -10. Delegates responsibilities to others with an understanding of their roles, knowledge and capabilities. -11. Participates in performance improvement activities as requested, utilizing performance improvement principles to support and improve patient care. - - -12. Holds self accountable for professional practice and presents self in a calm and professional manner. Keeps current with changing practices and interventions in patient care through lifelong learning. -13. Maintains a collaborative work relationship with peers and colleagues in order to create a positive work environment. -14. Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate person (i.e., physicians, clinical manager, or charge nurse) and records those observations accurately and concisely. - -What We Offer: -

  • Competitive salaries
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance that start on day one
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match
  • Generous earned time benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Clinical mobility tracks
  • Free on-campus parking -About MelroseWakefield Hospital:MelroseWakefield Hospital and Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford are two campuses with one community in mind: the people of north suburban Boston. -MelroseWakefield Hospital and Lawrence Memorial Hospital are distinguished by the range of high-quality clinical care and services. Our teams welcome everyone with hospitality and humanity. We focus on reducing health disparities through 40+ local health programs across a system of hospitals, urgent care locations, outpatient services, and community physicians.Core to our values, MelroseWakefield Hospital's commitment to community is demonstrated by our many local health programs throughout our service area and participation in partnerships with community agencies and events, and education programs in more than 10 communities to support the wellness and health of our residents.
    Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at .

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