Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 161772-1A
Date Posted: Jun 23, 2020
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
The LPN 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.
Experience: A minimum of 1 year of medical/surgical nursing or nursing in a skilled nursing facility is required
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.