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Bear Mountain Health Care LPN Needed to join our amazing team! in Boston, Massachusetts

Come join our amazing team and culture!

Administers nursing care in a long-term care environment under the supervision of a registered nurse . Participates in the delivery and evaluation of patient care. Ensures the health, comfort, and safety of patients according to facility guidelines. Requires a high school diploma and certification as a licensed practical nurse. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Reports to a registered nurse or supervisor.

Since being founded, Bear Mountain has been a leader in the healthcare industry. Today, Bear Mountain is a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. We expect you to demonstrate these Values:

· Performance - We're passionate about delivering exceptional healthcare and guest experiences.

· Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.

· Transparency – We’re open, honest and straightforward in everything we do.

In addition, we expect you to demonstrate the following key attributes:

· Respect

· Honesty

· Communication

Bear Mountain Vision and Culture

Bear Mountain is a leading healthcare company, spanning the nursing home sector from Extended/Long Term Care and Short Term Rehabilitation to Neurobehavior Programs. Bear Mountain is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its facilities ( . Our vision “To exceed your expectation with the highest quality healthcare in a safe, clean, supportive and positive environment.” unites us as a team, our Team members put the CARE back into Healthcare, and, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all! We expect you to maintain and support the education of this culture.

Job Skills Requirements

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

  • Possesses the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.

  • Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.

  • Leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.

  • Displays a patient, tactful, cheerful, and enthusiastic disposition, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.

  • Willingness to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.

  • Ability to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.

  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace

  • Supporting the philosophy of the organization and maintaining the companies code of conduct.

  • Ensuring that safety and sanitation standards are maintained in residents’ rooms and all work areas.

  • Preparing and administering medications as ordered by the physician in accordance with the facility’s policies and procedures.

  • Ordering prescribed medications, supplies, and equipment.

  • Participating in the orientation of new staff to the unit.

  • Monitor performance standards with the staff and ensure the staff education/training is completed.

  • Ensure QAPI standards are adhered to.

  • Monitor and participate in the Ambassador program.

  • Making rounds with physicians, physician’s assistants, and nurse practitioners.

  • Notifying the resident’s physician and/or next of kin when there is an incident involving the resident or a change in the resident’s condition.

  • Consulting with the resident’s physician in providing the resident’s cares, treatments,

    rehabilitation, et cetera.
  • Administering professional services within the scope of nursing practice such as: catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings, packs, and irrigations as required.

  • Following organizational policies and procedures when providing nursing care.

  • Obtaining sputum, urine, and other specimens for lab tests as ordered.

  • Monitoring seriously ill residents as necessary.

  • Ensuring that personnel providing direct care to residents are providing such care in accordance with the residents’ care plan and wishes.

  • Receiving and transcribing physician’s orders in accordance with the facility’s procedures.

  • Completing all necessary charting as required and in accordance with established charting and documentation policies and procedures.

    education/skill requirements

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate from an approved LPN program

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a LPN in MA

    · Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

    Working Environment :

  • Is subject to frequent interruptions.

  • Is involved with patients/residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.

  • Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset patients/residents, family members, personnel, and visitors.

  • Communicates with medical staff, department personnel and other department staff.

  • Working beyond normal working hours, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.

  • Is subject to callback during emergency conditions (e.g. severe weather, evacuation, post disaster, etc.)

  • Attends and participates in continuing education programs.

  • Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, disinfectants, and other air contaminants.

  • Maintains a liaison with the patient/resident, their family, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for the patient/resident’s care.

  • Material and Equipment Used: Resident care equipment.