LPN

Trinity Health in Montague, MA

  • Industry: Healthcare - Nursing - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for the delivery of safe, quality patient care under the direction of a registered nurse. The LPN is also a member of a designated care team and collaborates with team members in achieving goals. The LPN directs and supervises the care provided by nursing assistants assigned to his/her unit.# **_PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:_**Under the supervision of a registered nurse, provides skilled observation of residents' condition and contributes information to aid in planning and evaluating patient care; considers emotional and social needs as well as residents' physical care needs.Implements physician orders (e.g., medications, therapies and treatments), and nursing interventions by following facility policies and procedures. Works within the scope of practice dictated by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.Active participant in resident care planning. Collects data as needed. Promotes and supports the philosophy, goals and objectives of the nursing department.Follows all safety, security, infection control and hazardous materials policies and procedures. Ensures resident safety and the protection of co-workers and facility property. Conducts daily rounds on assigned unit to assure that safe and effective care is being provided by all nursing staff.Observes residents' conditions on an on-going basis. Accurately and promptly reports significant changes to supervisor, physician and responsible party while keeping accurate and timely documentation reflecting resident care and condition.Promotes and participates in educational programs, including outside educational programs. Completes all required competencies, attends all mandatory educational programs and regularly attends staff meetings. Maintains required license and certifications.Promotes a productive atmosphere, facilitates teamwork and treats fellow employees, residents and families with respect, courtesy and consideration. Inspires high performance in others through both word and actions.Apply*Job Number:* 00170293*Location:* Turner Falls, MA*Organization Name:* Trinity Health Senior Communities*Facility:* THSC - Farren Care*Employment Type:* Full time*Shift:* Day Shift*Hours:* 32 </script>

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