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State of Massachusetts Licensed Practical Nurse I -Continuous in Chelsea, Massachusetts

/About the Chelsea Veterans Home:/ The Veterans Home at Chelsea is a state-funded, fully accredited health care facility that offers veterans quality health care, including full-time residential accommodations, and provides educational and social services for Veterans in the Commonwealth. The Veterans Home is staffed by approximately 330 administrators, clinicians, nurses, certified nursing assistants, skilled trade, dietary staff, housekeeping staff, contractors, consultants, and general administrative personnel. The Home addresses the needs of a wide variety of veterans, including 24/7 care and treatment for terminal illness to the provision of residential, social, and educational services. Comprehensive inpatient and outpatient medical services are provided to these veterans in need. The patient population is generally categorized into the following categories: Alzheimer/Long Term Care; Domiciliary (residential). The tradition of service to the veterans of Massachusetts is surpassed only by a continued commitment to excellence in care for those who are in need now and in the future. Our mission is to provide “Care with Dignity, Honor, and Respect” to our Veterans. Learn more about our important work: TheVeterans Home at Chelseais seeking exceptional Licensed Practical Nurses for full time roles onsite. These critical roles will work as direct service providers in our Long-Term Care facility in service of the veteran populations we serve. The LPN scope of responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing direct nursing and all aspects of care to clients, ensuring that client’s needs are met, ensuring that safe staffing is in place, provides guidance and reviews performance for effectiveness and compliance with professional standards, patient care standards and agency policies. Preferred Qualifications * Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain a respectful, caring, tolerant, ethical, and empowering relationship with veterans residing and receiving care at the Home. * Capacity to assist/lift individuals with physical disabilities and/or limited mobility. * Knowledge of standard nursing policies, procedures, methods and techniques. * Capacity to maintain accurate records and exercise discretion in handling confidential information. * Familiarity with safety practices and medical terminology/abbreviations. * Aptitude to transcribe, read and comprehend the English language. /Schedule:/* various shifts/days off available.* EMERGENCY:This position has been deemed as an emergency personnel position. During a declared State of Emergency and in Non-Emergency situations/adverse weather, it will be necessary to report to work. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a current and valid license as a practical nurse under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. Pre-Offer Process: For BU and MI-MIV A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: None. (See Section XIII, Special Requirements.) SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a current and valid license as a practical nurse under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. Comprehensive Benefits When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! COVID Vaccine:As a condition of employment, depending on job assignment and location, employees may be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination and/or other vaccinations, or to have been approved for a vaccination exemption prior to their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. *Job: Medical Services *Organization: Chelsea Veterans Home *Title: *Licensed Practical Nurse I -Continuous Location: Massachusetts-Chelsea-91 Crest Street Requisition ID: 24000185