Next Step Health Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Part time and Per diem, Nights, 11:00 pm-7:00 am

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the RN Nursing Supervisor, Unit Manager, DNS or ADNS, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) delivers efficient and effective nursing care while achieving positive clinical outcomes and patient family satisfaction. He/she operates within the scope of practice defines by the state nurse practice act. The LPN contributes to nursing assessments and care planning, provides direct patient care, and supervises patient care provided by unlicensed staff.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Assessment: assess, care plan, evaluate and coordinate a resident?s care in cooperation with the interdisciplinary team.

Document residents condition in the medical record concisely and accurately

Communicate between shifts any changes in resident condition

Medication and Treatment Administration

Supervision of CNAs, and other specialized support staff

Qualifications & Skills:

Graduate of an approved school for practical or vocational nursing is required

Must be currently licensed as LPN by the State Board of Nursing

Valid CPR Certification

At least one year of nursing experience is preferred

This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language

Basic knowledge of computer use.

At Next Step Healthcare, we are driven to provide each of our patients with an experience that exceeds their expectations. Whether you are a short-term patient with rehabilitation needs after a hospital stay or a long-term patient with chronic and complex care needs, our skilled nursing facilities are designed to offer personalized healthcare.

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