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Next Step Health Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Agawam, Massachusetts

Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN for Agawam Healthcare

Full Time & Part Time - 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm & 11pm-7amIf you have a passion for helping people, for making them feel safe, respected, cared for and listened to, then your next step is with us.

At Next Step Healthcare, we know that working in the healthcare industry is more than just a job ? it?s a way of life reserved for the most compassionate, caring, and hard-working individuals. We are privileged to work alongside people who believe, like we do, that locally owned and operated healthcare facilities should go beyond simply ?meeting the needs? of its residents.

The LPN operates within the scope of practice defined by the state nurse practice act.

  • Resident Evaluation:

  • Care Planning:

  • Provision of Direct Resident Care:

  • Monitors resident care provided by non-licensed staff:

  • Collaborates and coordinates with other departments to provide timely effective care consistent with resident needs, choices and preferences

  • Contributes to an environment that is respectful, team oriented and responsive to the concerns of co-workers, residents and families

  • Promotes a culture of safety

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive Protected Health Information (HIPAA) at all times

  • Participates in quality improvement activities (QAPI) as requested

  • Demonstrates organizational and critical thinking skills

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to create a resident-centered environment

  • Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situations

Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school for practical or vocational nursing. Valid LPN license in the state employed. Valid CPR certification. Prior skilled nursing experience preferred.

  • Caring/Compassion

  • Accountability

  • Dependability

  • Adaptability/Flexibility

  • Effective Communication

  • Detail Oriented

  • Confidentiality

  • Team Player

  • Dedication

Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)

  • Medical through BCBS

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k)

Next Step Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace for all employees. At the core of our business, we aim to support, inspire and empower all of our employees so that we can offer the best care to our residents. In order to provide the best care, we must provide the best work environment, and that starts with a diverse staff. Next Step Healthcare does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.