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Tufts Medicine LPN in Lowell, Massachusetts

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Job Overview

The LPN works under the direction of the registered nurse and utilizes the nursing process in the planning, implementing and evaluation of nursing care to the patient. This role collaborates with other members of the team in providing health information within the framework of supportive and restorative care. The LPN may collect data on the health status of the patient, in conjunction with other members of the health care team, for the identification of health goals. The LPN assures care for patient and families that is reflective of the organization's core values. The Licensed Practical Nurse is knowledgeable about and supportive of the primary nursing model.

Hours: Part-Time / 32 Hours a week / Days /9:30AM-6p, 4 days a week. Monday through Friday, no holidays

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications :

  1. Massachusetts's Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

  2. Experience is dependent upon unit requirements and needs.

  3. Basic Life Support Certification.

Preferred Qualifications :

  1. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Instructor.

  2. Graduation from an accredited practical nursing program.

Duties and Responsibilities : The duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of work and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  1. Applies the skill necessary to implement the medical/nursing plan of care, nursing interventions, medication administration, and procedures necessary for the care of the patient under the direction of the Registered Nurse.

  2. Provides direct patient care within the primary nursing model to ensure continuity of care for all patients within their caseload in a safe efficient manner maintaining the patient's rights and dignity at all times.

  3. Performs technical aspects of patient care (medications, treatments, etc.) safely, according to the established policies and procedures and Nurse Practice Act.

  4. Assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Documents pain management.

  5. Communicates all changes in the patient's condition immediately to the Registered Nurse.

  6. Bases all nursing interventions on pathophysiological and psychosocial rationale. Delivers care in a fiscally responsible manner.

What We Offer:

Not only is Lowell General Hospital an exceptional place to work, offering a culture of recognizing and valuing employees, we provide amazing opportunities for our staff:

  • Competitive salaries & benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits that start on day one

  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Clinical mobility tracks

  • Free on-campus parking

Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at careers@tuftsmedicine.org .

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