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Maxim Healthcare Services LPN - Homecare - Part Time or Per Diem in West Brookfield, Massachusetts

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing and documenting skilled nursing care in accordance with the care plan developed for each individual patient and within the physician’s orders. The LPN is also responsible for providing services, as directed by contract and/or program, while under the supervision of a contract/program clinical designee. The LPN provides service in accordance with Maxim’s philosophy, standards and policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assesses and evaluates patient nursing needs regularly

  • Utilizes the nursing process to plan, implement, and evaluate patient/client care and/or services provided to client(s) receiving contracted services, as required

  • Initiates the plan of care when directed and requests from prescriber any necessary revisions as patient status and needs change

  • Incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions based on patient diagnosis and established goals

  • Intervenes as applicable in response to changes in patient/client condition and reports such changes to appropriate physician or supervisor

  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed, as well as, monitors and documents effectiveness of intervention

  • Assures patient/client safety at all times

  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the care/services environment and equipment used, including universal precautions

  • Reviews plan of care and program protocols and identifies areas for healthcare teaching/education, care coordination, goal setting and discharge planning needs, as applicable

  • Documents all physician collaboration/coordination of care in the medical record and communicates this information as needed

  • Adheres to the following professional practice standards:

  • Nurse Practice Act

  • Standards of Nursing Practice

  • Standards of Patient Care

  • Standards of Accrediting Body

  • State and Local Laws

  • Patient Bill of Rights

  • Policies and procedures of contracted customers

  • Adheres to Maxim policy, procedure and applicable protocols

  • Attends case conferences, team meetings and education in-services, as required

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing preferred

  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in specific state required

  • Complies with accepted professional standards and practice

  • Current CPR

  • PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Successful completion of Maxim Orientation and Compliance training, and all other assigned trainings as applicable required

  • Successful completion of Maxim’s Competency Program

  • Proficiency in the English language required

  • About Maxim Healthcare Services

Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.