CareerStaff Unlimited Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Signing Bonus in Medford, Massachusetts
Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Signing Bonus
Schedule:Day Shift – 7:00am-3:00pm
Sign on Bonus:$5,000
HOW YOU'LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:
Care and compassion are at the heart of what you'll do as aLicensed Practical Nurse (LPN). You'll be part of an interdisciplinary team that focuses on providing compassionate quality care and producing positive outcomes for your patient population. Interacting with patients' families while caring for your patients and experiencing the rewarding privilege to be part of every step of their recovery journey.
WHAT WE OFFER:
We make it easy to do your job and have competitive financial incentives. Our benefits package is competitive in the market. We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance with flexibility for you to select what works best for you. Eligible teammates will also receive paid time off, opportunity to participate in 401k, and access to a robust Employee Assistance Program.
HOW YOU'LL WORK:
You'll provide skilled nursing care as directed by the physician. You'll be responsible for all practices and duties within the scope of practice outlined by the state. It will require the ability to deal tactfully with residents, students, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public, according to position setting.
MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Plan of Care:Provide skilled nursing care as ordered by the attending physician and observe and monitor patient conditions and notify case manager of any changes in the patient’s condition.
Minimize Patient Risk:Administer medication as prescribed by the physician and help decrease re-hospitalizations by educating the patient on preventative measures and making good decisions.
Family Educator/Advocate:Educate the patient and family on the disease process using teach back methods to ensure patient and family understanding.
Policies:Completes all clinical documentation following agency protocol and Medicare/Federal guidelines.
Rules and Regulations:Understand and follow agency policies, procedures, rules, and regulations and communicate changes in schedule/availability to schedulers or supervisors.
Operations:Attend in-service training and mandatory agency meetings.
HARD & SOFT SKILLS:
Compassionate communicator with a positive attitude
Patience is a virtue when working with patients, families, physicians, and coworkers
Attention to detail is critical, as is being observant and following directions
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with current license in the state of employment
One-year experience as a LPN in LTC/SNF setting is preferred
Job City: MEDFORD
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