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Beth Israel Lahey Health LPN -Senior Adult Unit-32 HR Evening in Gloucester, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

32

Work Shift:

Evening (United States of America)

SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE UP TO $5,000 for FULL-TIME POSITIONS

Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager/Tertiary Team Leader, Clinical Nurse Leader, the Licensed Practical Nurse practices within the Lahey Hospital Professional Practice Model, MA Nurse Practice Act, ANA Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics and demonstrates Lahey Hospital’s core values that reflect its Mission. The nurse-patient/family relationship, continuity of care and accountability are central to the delivery of individualized high-quality patient care.

A Licensed Practical Nurse demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide expected standards of care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, spiritual, safety, and age-appropriate considerations of patients.

The Licensed Practical Nurse, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of Massachusetts Rules & Regulations- 244 CMR 3.0, shall bear full and ultimate responsibility for the quality of nursing care he/she provides to individuals and groups. Included in such responsibility are health maintenance, teaching, counseling, collaborative planning and restoration of optimal functioning and comfort or for the dignified death of those they serve.

The Licensed Practical Nurse facilitates the coordination of care across the continuum and demonstrates safe practice within the domains of:

• Clinical judgment and decision making

• Professional Relationships

• Clinical leadership

• Clinical scholarship

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides care directly to patients and collaborates with the healthcare team members. They maintain a current level of knowledge and skill with technical procedures as defined by nursing specialty organization, complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies and is currently licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a licensed practical nurse.

Our Senior Adult Unit provides inpatient care to seniors who experience behavioral changes that may put them at risk in their homes or community. The Senior Adult Unit is an acute care of the elderly (ACE) program with the goal to improve clinical outcomes for seniors.

Job Description:

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of a state approved and/or accredited School of Nursing

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

  • Current license to practice professional nursing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration

  • BLS

Experience: Preferably six months of clinical experience in inpatient, outpatient, or long-term facilities

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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