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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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

Job Description:

Overview:Hebrew SeniorLife, a national leader in senior health care and an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is seeking LPNs to join our team at Hebrew Rehabilitation Centers two locations in Roslindale and Dedham. As a long-term chronic care hospital, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center provides industry-leading geriatric care that meets the chronic and acute medical needs of older adult patients.Hebrew SeniorLife employees set the highest standard in our commitment to redefine the experience of aging. With compassion, resilience, and determination, we make a difference in the lives of patients, residents, their families, and the broad senior care community every day. And they in ours as well. These life-changing connections give our work meaning and fuel our desire to advance our potential. To be all that we can be. At Hebrew SeniorLife, thats uniquely possible. Because here were supported to always keep growing. And as we do, so does our collective impact.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 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 assistantRequired 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 requiredby Jobble

Keywords: Hebrew Seniorlife Inc., Boston , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Roslindale, Massachusetts

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