LPN for Night Shift (11pm-7am) - Worcester, Massachusetts - NurseRecruiter.com

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Worcester , Massachusetts, 01606

  • Employer: Oasis at Dodge Park
  • Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Specialty: Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care

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JOB SUMMARY:
Dodge Park Rest Home is looking for a full time experience LPN with previous experience with dementia and Alzheimer's care to lead the night shift at our 60 bed facility.
A qualified Licensed Practical Nurse who will function as team leader for the night shift (11pm-7am) . This position is qualified a s management position. Previous work experience at a dementia unit is a big plus.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Graduate of a state approved school of practical (vocational) nursing and currently licensed in the state of MA as a licensed LPN.
2. Minimum of one (1) year experience in nursing, preferred. Will consider new graduate as well who work as CNA/Caregivers for at least 1 years prior to nursing school
3. Acceptance of philosophy and goals of Dodge Park Rest Home.
4. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Understands and adheres to established policies and procedures.
2. Implements the nursing care plan for each resident.
3. Med-Pass through the shift, provides nursing services, treatments and diagnostic and preventive procedures as assigned.
4. Initiates preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate.
5. Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and RN reactions to treatments, including drugs and changes in the resident's physical or emotional condition.
6. Teaches and counsels the resident and family/significant others regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the resident at home.
7. Evaluates with registered nurse the effectiveness of the LPN's nursing service to the resident and family under the guidance of the registered nurse.
8. Maintains accurate and complete records of observations, treatments and care of resident.
9. Participates in medical record audit as assigned.
10. Attends staff meetings, resident care conferences and in-services as scheduled.
11. Takes on-call duty, nights, weekends and holidays as assigned.
12. Is responsible for:
• Submitting any changes in schedule to Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor on a daily basis.
• Participating in resident care conferences to discuss the need for involvement of other members of the health team, such as physical therapist or speech language pathologist.
13. Prepares clinical and progress notes.
14. Assists the physician and RN in performing specialized procedures.
15. Prepares equipment and materials for treatments.
16. Observes aseptic technique as required.
17. Assists the resident in learning appropriate self-care techniques.
18. Assist CNA/Caregivers as need with ADL or with residents with behavior/resistant to care

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:
1. Supervised by: Director of Nursing

Great benefit package including 401k with company match.

Location

Worcester, Massachusetts , 01606

Employment Type

Permanent

Employer

Oasis at Dodge Park

Date Posted

Jan 16th, 2018

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