Trinity Health Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Emergency Department Part Time in Springfield, Massachusetts
Employment Type:Part timeShift:12 Hour Night Shift
Trinity Health Of New England is looking for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team of mission-driven healthcare innovators at Mercy Medical Center. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for assisting while providing exceptional care to patients with a variety of medical conditions.
The ideal candidate must be willing or already enrolled to track from LPN to Registered Nurse, as these individuals are to be groomed for potential Emergency Department residency programs once coursework and NCLEX are complete.
Under the general direction of the Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse provides direct patient care to patients of all ages. The Licensed Practical Nurse assists the registered nurse in the collection of data in accordance with the hospital and nursing philosophy, policies/procedures and standards. The Licensed Practical Nurse provides direction to ancillary personnel and demonstrates a commitment to nursing practice, accountability and growth.
Full access to medications is given to the incumbent of this position because they are required by their job responsibilities to handle, prepare, or administer medications as dictated by the applicable scope of practice regulations.
Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:
Health Insurance Coverage
Mission-driven collaborative team environment
Professional growth and development
Award-winning Emergency Services Department
24 hours per week
12 Hour Evenings/Nights
Flex Start times from 3pm-7pm
Every other weekend every other holiday
You Will Be Responsible For:
Exceptional Patient Care: Contributes to the overall quality of nursing care through performance improvement techniques that impact patient care positively.
Excellent Communicator: Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with admin, colleagues, patients, and family members.
Strong Educator: Educate patients and family members to have a transparent understanding of the care being provided.
Active Teamwork: Demonstrates problem solving, conflict resolution, and positive communication through teamwork.
Education: High School Graduate and graduated of U.S. accredited LPN Program
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): Must have current Massachusetts LPN license.
Experience: 1-3 years of Emergency Services experience. Emergency Department experience is preferred.
BLS or CPR certification: Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross will be accepted.
Ability to pass drug screenings and background checks
Experience: Knowledge of current nursing, medical and health trends and practices. Excellent skilled observation and teamwork skills. Ability to read, write and speak English and do simple math problems. Experience using a computer highly desirable.
Education: Must be willing or already enrolled into a program to track from LPN to RN.
About Trinity Health Of New England:
Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full-spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top-level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.
Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement, to name a few. Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.
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