Beth Israel Lahey Health New Graduate(LPN)- Med/Surg- Post Op in Beverly, Massachusetts
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
Rotating (United States of America)
Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.
Newgrad LPN with less than 1 year experience
Must have a license prior to starting
Onboarding will be individualized and a competency based orientation (CBO)
Hospital orientation on day 1 of hire
Nursing orientation during the first week
EPIC training during the first week
BKAT (basic Knowledge Assessment Test) will be utilized to assess any additional learning needs
We are committed to individualizing the orientation plan and to re-assess learning needs as nurses progress through the program
Cohort with at clinical instructor model followed by a pairing with a unit preceptor-with a designated unit educator.
LPNs will be required to attend the newgrad or new to practice courses spread out over several weeks/months
There will be a weekly check in with Nurse, Nurse Manager, and or Nurse Educator to review progress and CBO document
We are piloting this program on our surgical unit (Johnson 2) with the plan to expand to other units
The Licensed Practical Nurse provides care directly to patients and in collaboration with other health care team members. They maintain a current level of knowledge and skill with technical procedures as defined by nursing specialty organization, complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies, and is currently licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a licensed practical nurse.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: including but not limited to:
I. Clinical Judgment and Decision Making: Ways in which nurses come to understand the problems, issues, or concerns of patients/families, to attend to relevant/critical information, and to respond in concerned and involved ways.
II. Professional Relationship: The professional relationship is based upon Beverly Hospital’s guiding principles and positive effective communication. This relationship extends beyond formal assessment to integrate the particular patient’s response and his/her religious/spiritual, ethnic and cultural beliefs into the plan of care.
III. Clinical Leadership: The Licensed Practical Nurse supports the development of others and creates a practice climate of responsiveness and learning based on Benner’s Novice to Expert skills acquisition model. This supports the retention and recruitment of clinically competent nurses. The ability to lead and influence the reasoning of colleagues in the patient’s best interest depends on skillful comportment, authoritative clinical knowledge and wisdom, the conviction to act as an ethical agent despite adverse consequences, and the ability to listen and enhance others’ strengths.
IV. Clinical Scholarship: The Licensed Practical Nurse achieves clinical scholarship through experiences with patients, through collaboration with colleagues and leadership and through formal education. Learning is transformed into knowledge through self-reflection and analysis.
• Incorporates Beverly Hospital Guiding Principles, Mission Statement, and Goals into daily activities.
• Complies with all Beverly Hospital Policies.
• Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Beverly Hospital.
• Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
• Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
• Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
• Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
• Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
• Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.
Education: Graduate of a state approved and/or accredited School of Nursing
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
Current license to practice professional nursing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Clinical Skills/Technical Knowledge
a. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and technical knowledge to provide care for patients according to Nursing Policy and Procedures. See Skill Record or Competency Checklist
b. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to the unit-specific competencies. See Skill Record or Competency Checklist
c. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Experience: Preferably six months of clinical experience in inpatient, outpatient, or long-term facilities
As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.
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