Job Description

Certified LPN
Boston, MA

Clinical Duties and Responsibilities:
  
  • Demonstrates true engagement and enthusiasm to provide nursing care for patients and families.
  • Promotes an inclusive environment supportive of patient and family centered care for a diverse community. 
  • Accepts assignments for patient care within the scope of his/her preparation and within current standards of nursing practice.  In conjunction with a Licensed Independent Provider (LIP) or RN, participates in the assessment, planning, and evaluation of nursing care delivered. 
  • Collaborates as a member of the health care team, contributing toward a supportive and therapeutic environment that promotes the attainment of patient goals that are specific, measurable, action oriented, realistic and timely. 
  •  Accurately obtains vital signs, elicits information about the patient’s basic health status, administers relevant nursing care within scope of practice and as directed by the LIP/RN, and documents as appropriate in the electronic health record.
  • Administers medication as ordered by the LIP and according to established policies and procedures. 
  •  Performs routine tests that may include but is not limited to: electrocardiograms, vision and hearing screening, and the collection of specimens for laboratory testing and point of care.
  • Participates in team-based care and patient education initiatives to support the health and wellness of patients in conjunction with the LIP/RN.  Offers basic instruction per protocol or as directed. Reinforces patient instruction as provided by LIP/RN.
  • Participates in organizational and unit-based quality improvement initiatives and compliance readiness.
  • Participates in telephone screening of patient calls; may provide instruction to patient when following approved protocol or as directed by the LIP/RN.
  • Participates in prescription management tasks including preparation of new prescriptions and renewals requiring LIP approval, prior authorizations and medication reconciliation.
  • Appropriately assigns patient care to others within the scope of his/her practice and maintains responsibility for the optimal outcomes of such care.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to learning, maintaining and developing additional competencies through a variety of methods that may include but not be limited to direct patient care, participation in Center of Nursing Excellence and unit-based learning opportunities, reading journals and maintaining currency in practice.

 

Qualifications:
  • Current LPN Licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program.
  • Some experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

 

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