LPN General Surgery

Location: Peabody, MA
Job ID: 158215-1A
Date Posted: Nov 14, 2019
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

As a member of the General Surgery team, essential duties & responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Clinical Judgment and Decision Making: A licensed practical nurse participates in direct and indirect nursing care, health maintenance, teaching, counseling, collaborative planning and rehabilitation, to the extent of his/her generic and continuing education and experience in order to:

Incorporate the prescribed medical regimen in the nursing plan of care.

Participate in the health teaching required by the individual and family so as to maintain an optimal level of health care.

The LPN is expected to and is accountable for providing safe patient care by demonstrating organizational skills that maintain and coordinate safe delivery of quality care for assigned patients/families.

Collaborative Relationship: Collaborates, cooperates, and communicates with other health care providers
to ensure quality and continuity of care.

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 with American Heart Association

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

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.