Reporting to the Nurse Manager or designee, the LPN contributes to the nursing process through on-going systematic data collection, assisting in the health assessment, recording observations, goal identification, and patient health education.
Works collaboratively with the RN Supervisor in a team relationship to contribute to the Nursing Assessment.
Contributes to the Nursing Care Planning in a team relationship with the Registered Nurse.
Provides direct patient care as required.
Assists in maintaining a neat, clean, safe and professional environment for patients and co-workers.
Works posted scheduled shifts.
Demonstrates professional conduct in keeping with BSH/UMMS Standards.
Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter and intra departmentally to facilitate the department/unit’s ability to meet its goal and objectives.
Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens.
Performs other related duties as assigned/needed.
Performs other specific duties as required.
Graduate from a Licensed Practical Nursing Program and currently licensed in Massachusetts.
Ability to adapt schedule to meet shifting business priorities as needed.
Every other weekend commitment required. Major holiday rotation required.
University of Massachusetts Medical School - 18 months ago