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Amergis LPN/LVN Medical-Surgical in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Under the supervision of a registered nurse, the licensedvocational/practical nurse medical surgical assumes responsibility andaccountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery ofpatient care. Consistently performsaccording to nursing standards and is accountable in managing patient care andassisting others in the management of patient care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse: utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan,implement and evaluate patient care

  • Is aware of physiologic and psychosocial changes in thepatient’s condition

  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information fromhealth care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses

  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identifiednursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursinginterventions

  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient carerequirements

  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities,plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard

  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patientenvironment

  • Documents patient’s response to nursing and otherinterventions

  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meetpatient care needs of and assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities

  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment andequipment • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse License in statepracticing

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

  • Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency programwhen applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

    Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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