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Float Pool Licensed Practical Nurse with sign on bonus

Company: Hebrew Seniorlife Inc.
Location: Dedham
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), in collaboration with a Registered Nurse, utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation to ensure quality nursing care and to maximize the quality of life for the patients. The LPN is an integral member of the clinical support team, and collaborates with other multidisciplinary members to meet the clinical needs of the patients. The LPN is an active supporter of culture change initiatives and serves as a role model and mentor to others.In addition, the LPN will demonstrate a strong commitment to the philosophy and mission of Hebrew SeniorLife and recognize patients dignity and choice in all aspects of daily life. They are an active participant in the activities, work, and social environment of the units, and strive to make every patient encounter into a positive and meaningful experience and opportunity, while ensuring the provision of safe and efficient quality care.Responsibilities:Core Competencies:Demonstrates empathy and compassion with all interactions with patients and with familiesArticulates importance of supporting independence and patient choice when caring for patientsDemonstrates strong communication skills and ability to foster teamworkArticulates commitment to excellence and high-quality careArticulates the importance of accountability and personal ownership related to teamwork and patient careDemonstrates strong critical thinking skillsDemonstrates ability to coach and mentor others to achieve high quality careIII. Position Responsibilities:Ensures all care delivered is within the scope and established standards of safe professional nursing practice with core care competenciesCollaborates with other members of the multidisciplinary team (MD, NP, nurses, social worker, therapists, dietician) to meet the clinical needs of the patient and monitor outcomes of careAdheres to best practice recommendations and implements evidence-based interventions to ensure optimum outcomes for patientsPractices in a primary nursing model and maintains accountability for a set of assigned patients with RN oversight of assessment and care planningCollaborates and participates in care planning activities and supports autonomy and individual choice wherever possibleIn collaboration with the RN, ensures the plan of care is an accurate reflection of the patients individualized needs and ensures that the plan of care is followed and revised as necessary.Documents pertinent information regarding care delivered in designated areas of patients record using the electronic medical records.Initiate necessary reports including DPH, incident and concern resolution reportsIdentifies and seeks out necessary resources as needed to ensure the provision of safe and effective careDelegates and supervises clinical care delivered by the nursing assistantAssumes accountability for his/her own learning needs and professional developmentDemonstrates critical thinking abilities related to problem resolutionRole models professional behaviorActively participates in shared governance, committees, etcCollaborates in the development of new work processes and systemsServes as a resource and support to the PCAs in the unitIdentifies and responds to safety concerns on the unitMaintains compliance with policies, procedures, practices, regulatory matters and HIPAA compliance.Participates in the collection and monitoring of quality data to ensure high standards of careParticipates in performance improvement projectsParticipate and assists with unit activities as needed (i.e. assist with serving meals)Serves as a coach and mentor to patient care associatesMay be assigned charge nurse responsibilities with RN oversight. Responsibilities may include:Giving shift report to on coming staffProvide clinical/supervisory oversight to the unit during a shiftDelegate assignments to team assigned to shiftAudit/assure completion of admission or discharges during shift with the RNs cos-signAttend rounds (wound, physician etc)If acting in the capacity of charge nurse, may develop patient care assignments (appointing other staff, RN, LPN or PCA to implement an established care plan for a designated period of work time), create schedules, and contribute to performance evaluations and educating other staff on HSL policy and procedure.The above covers the most significant responsibilities of the position. It does not, however, exclude other duties, which would be in conformity with the level of the position. Completes special projects as assigned.Preferred Qualifications:Graduate of approved school of nursing requiredCurrent Massachusetts license as an LPN in good standingPrevious experience preferredUnderstand the philosophy and support the model of care at HRC requiredMust be professional, proactive, collaborative, conscientious and results-oriented individual. Must have an optimistic and positive demeanor, excellent oral and written communication skills, good intuition and able to adapt to changing priorities and display good, sound judgmentSuperb organizational skills. Must have solid analytical skills.Must have ability to innovate, think strategically and conceptually, manage multiple projects simultaneously and handle even difficult situations.Must be motivated to learn and flexible to change.Computer literacy requiredExcellent English language skills, verbal and writtenby Jobble

Keywords: Hebrew Seniorlife Inc., Boston , Float Pool Licensed Practical Nurse with sign on bonus, Healthcare , Dedham, Massachusetts

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