Licensed Practical nurse

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Contact: Rajesh Parihar
  • Client: Medical Recruitment Strategies
  • Location: Marlborough, United States of America
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 15 September 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH374842_1655497051
  • Contact Email: rparihar@medicalrecruitmentstrategies.com

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the provision of direct care and nursing care to meet identified individuals health maintenance needs. He/she works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support people at the program around all domains of living and to support the achievement of goals identified by individuals in Respite.

Shift: Part-Time Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 11pm-7am

Minimum Education Required

High School Diploma/GED

Responsibilities

  • Assists with rehabilitation of residents and health maintenance in accordance with the Individual Action Plan.
  • Uphold in all areas of work the philosophy of the Advocates Way and the Intentional Care Standards while serving people at the program.
  • Contribute to assessment, individual risk management/safety planning, discharge planning, and care coordination.
  • Assists the Nurse Manager and individuals staying at the program with administration of medications and therapeutic treatments according to site policies and procedures as well as the person's abilities.
  • Assists with the education of residents and staff in areas such as medication management, checking pulse, temperature, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Implements interventions and documents progress according to program policies and procedures.
  • Reports changes in resident's status or unusual activity/occurrence to the Nurse Manager or Clinician On-Call in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Maintains documentation/record keeping in accordance with agency and program guidelines.
  • Advocates for residents and coordinate with other healthcare providers.
  • Utilizes a person centered rehabilitation and recovery perspective to modify the approach to each individual person.
  • Ensure an environment that promotes safety, recovery, and treatment.
  • Attends and actively participates in supervision, staff, team, and family meetings
  • Attend trainings as assigned; maintain necessary certifications (CPR, First Aid, SOLVE, MAP).
  • Ensure that individuals we support are treated with dignity and respect in accordance with Advocates' Human Rights Policy.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with the agency's policies and procedures.

Qualifications


  • Graduate of an approved nursing school with current licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Licensed Practical Nurse and 1 year experience, experience with people with diagnosed mental health issues who live in the community preferred.

  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and ability to use good judgment.

  • Must have basic computer knowledge.

  • High energy level, superior interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team atmosphere.

  • Must hold a valid drivers' license, access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport individuals.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.