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Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN - Dermatology Surgery

Company: Tufts Medical Center Careers
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

We're saving lives, building careers, and reimagining healthcare. We can't wait to grow alongside you.
Offering competitive sign-on bonuses. Apply today to learn more!Company DescriptionIt takes a lot of very smart, hard-working and talented people to provide the level of care that we give to our patients. Tufts Medical Center is an internationally respected academic medical center and we pride ourselves not only on the sophistication of the care we deliver, but the compassionate way in which we provide it. And that starts with our employees. -This is a 40 hour per week position in a -busy dermatology clinic environment with both medical and surgical treatments for -patients of all ages. Hours: Four 10 hour days during the weekday 730am-6pmPRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Clinical Practice and Responsibilities
  • Provides direct patient care within the scope of his/her preparation and within current standards of nursing practice. In conjunction with the licensed independent provider or RN, participates in the assessment, planning, and evaluation of the nursing care delivered.
  • Delivers care to patients in a safe efficient manner maintaining the patients rights and dignity at all times.
  • Demonstrates engagement and enthusiasm to provide nursing care to patients and establishes a positive relationship with the patient and family.
  • Collaborates as a member of the health care team, contributing toward a supportive and therapeutic environment that promotes the attainment of patient goals that are specific measurable, action oriented, realistic and timely.
  • Accurately obtains vital signs, elicits information about a patients' basic health status, administers relevant nursing care within scope of practice and as directed by the Licensed Independent Provider (LIP)/Registered Nurse (RN);documents all nursing interventions and the patient's response in the electronic medical record for all assigned patients.TUFTS MEDICAL CENTER -JOB DESCRIPTION
    • Performs routine tests that may include but not limited to: EKG, vision and hearing screening, and the collection of specimens for laboratory and point of care testing.
    • Administers medications as determined by the LIP and according to established policies and procedures.
    • Participates in team based care and patient education initiatives to support the health and wellness of patients in conjunction with the LIP/RN. Offers basic instruction per protocol or as directed. Reinforces patient instruction as provided by LIP/RN.
    • Participates in organization and unit based quality improvement initiatives and compliance readiness
    • Participates in telephone screening of patient calls; may provide instruction to patient when following approved protocol or as directed by the LIP/RN.
    • Participates in prescription management tasks including the preparation of new prescriptions and renewals requiring LIP approval, prior authorizations and medication reconciliation.
    • Appropriately assigns patient care to others within the scope of his/her practice and maintains responsibility for the optimal outcomes of such care.
    • May preform other duties as assigned such as but not limited to; flow, stocking of rooms, scheduling tasks, and all other duties as assigned.
    • Collaboration: Demonstrates/applies the skills necessary to interact with health care team in regards to the implementation of the medical/nursing plan
    • Maintains a collaborative work relationship with peers and colleagues in order to create a positive work environment.
    • Climate: The Licensed Practical Nurse influences others by establishing a climate for optimal patient care, mutually supportive collegial relationships and professional development.
    • Holds self accountable for professional practice in a calm and professional manner.Qualifications -JOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
      • Possesses and applies the skills and knowledge necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span, with consideration of aging process, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.
      • Ability to provide care for a designated group of patients according to the unit guidelines and hospital policies, procedures and protocols.
      • Basic knowledge of patient education
      • Ability to perform vital signs, administer medication within scope, injections, and oral medications
      • Ability to perform basic math for safe medication administration, ability to participate in medication reconciliation
      • Proficient communication, writing, phone, and organization, and electronic system skills required for this role.AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
        • Has the skills and knowledge to provide care to the age groups of the population served including:
        • Knowledge of growth and development
        • Provide age appropriate communicationEDUCATION
          • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program and High School Diploma or equivalent requiredEXPERIENCE:
            • LPN Experience in a health care setting
            • Knowledge of practice operations and standards, medical terminologyTufts Medicine benefit package Includes:
              • Competitive salaries & benefits
              • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits that start on day one
              • 403(b) retirement plans with company match
              • Tuition reimbursement
              • Guaranteed hours and set schedules
              • Professional Growth opportunities
              • NO late nights! Pay rates shown are estimated by and do not reflect the actual rates of Tufts Medicine. A Tufts Medicine Recruiter will work with every individual applicant personally to review their experience and work history, expedite interviews with Hiring Managers, and calculate fair and equitable wages. Apply today and start the process for your next exciting career opportunity!
                Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at .

Keywords: Tufts Medical Center Careers, Boston , Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN - Dermatology Surgery, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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