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Ambulatory LPN-32 hours BurlingtonJob ID 148408 Date posted 06/08/2018
Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director or assigned manager in Collaboration with the Associate Chief of Ambulatory Nursing Practice the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) practices within the framework specified by the nursing statutes and regulations of the Commonwealth, and demonstrate Lahey Clinic?s core values that reflect its Mission. The LPN, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of Massachusetts Rules & Regulations- 244 CMR 3.0, shall bear full responsibility for the quality of health care he or she provides to patients. The nurse-patient/family relationship, continuity of care and accountability are central to the delivery of individualized high quality patient care. The Licensed Practical Nurse works in collaboration with the physician(s), other healthcare provider(s) and other ambulatory support staff within the department and with other disciplines to participate in planning and coordinating the delivery of patient care.
The LPN demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide expected standards of care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, spiritual, safety and age-appropriate considerations of patients. The LPN participates in the identification of the nursing needs of the patient, the plan of nursing interventions, implementation of the plan and evaluation.
The LPN facilitates the coordination of care across the continuum and demonstrates safe practice within the domains of:
• Clinical judgment and decision making
• Collaborative relationships
• Clinical leadership
• Clinical scholarship
A responsibility and function of the LPN includes Delegation & Supervision in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of Massachusetts Rules & Regulations- 244 CMR 3.0 Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse: Board of Registration in Nursing. The delegating LPN is responsible for, but not limited to:
• Developing an appropriate patient care assignment
• Properly and adequately teaching, directing and supervising the delegate
• The outcome of the delegation
The LPN maintains a current level of knowledge and skill with technical procedures, complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies, and is currently licensed in the state of Massachusetts as an LPN.
Education: Graduate of a state approved and/or accredited School of Nursing
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
• Current license to practice nursing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration
• BLS certification.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Clinical Skills/Technical Knowledge
a. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and technical knowledge to provide care for patients according to Nursing Policy and Procedures. See Skill Record.
b. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to the clinic-specific competencies. See Skill Record.
c. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Experience: A minimum of 1 year of medical/surgical nursing or nursing in a skilled nursing facility is required.
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