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Executive Office of Health and Human Ser LPN - 2nd Shift in Pocasset, Massachusetts

icensed Practical Nurse II - multiple shifts - (240000IE) Description Taunton State Hospital is seeking Licensed Practical Nurse II candidates to provide nursing care to patients in an assigned area; administer treatment and medications; and perform related work as required. Please Note: These positions are 40 hours per week. The following schedules are available with alternating weekends: First shift: 6:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Days off: Week 1 - Sunday/Wednesday; Week 2 - Wednesday Saturday Second shift: 2:45 a.m. to 11:15 p.m. Days off: Week 1 - Sunday/Thursday; Week 2 - Wednesday/Saturday Duties and Responsibilities (these are a general summary and not all inclusive): Provides direct care to patients in assigned area including activities of daily living, meal supervision, escorts responsibility for group activities as assigned, and orientation of patients to the ward. Treats all patients with dignity and respect through interactions which affirm the individual\'s needs and preferences and by optimally integrating the patient perspective into all facets of care; will advocate for patients, facilitate timely resolution of patient concerns and assist patients in the exercise of their rights. Develops therapeutic relationships with individual patients, groups, and family members to facilitate continuity of care. Participates in the development and maintenance of a therapeutic milieu. Supervises mental health workers in the performance of job responsibilities. Attends rounds and treatment team meetings. Actively participates as an interdisciplinary team member. Collaborates in collecting data related to the assessment, planning, and evaluation process. Provides input into the development of the nursing care plan and multidisciplinary treatment plan. Responds to and participates in medical and psychiatric emergencies. Assures emergency equipment is checked and reviewed as assigned. Provides related health care education to patients and family according to nursing care plan and multidisciplinary treatment plan. Administers treatments and medications as ordered and according to hospital policy. Documents pertinent patient care information in the medical record. Transcribes M.D. orders as assigned. Preferred Qualifications: Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency For a full job description go to: