LPN, 32 hrs/wk Evening Shift, Every other weekend

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 167021-1A
Date Posted: Sep 1, 2021
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Health Continuing Care, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Our team provides ongoing care to individuals through our assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. Our teams of nurses, aides, food service, and environmental service employees work to create an environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs of our residents and patients, along with their families.

 

About the Job

 

Position Summary:  Oversees the medication management and coordinates the medical needs of the residents with physicians, Director of Nursing/Resident Care and family members.  Observes, documents and reports significant changes in residents’ condition recommending changes in care needs.  Assists in supervising Resident Care Aides ensuring care is provided as instructed.

Essential Job Functions:  The employee must be able to perform these essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation by The Herrick House, without posing a direct threat to himself, herself, or others.

 

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.

Responsibilities

Clinical Performance

  1. Administers medications safely and in accordance with policies and procedures.
  2. Administers narcotics according to control substance policies.
  3. Documents medications at the time of administration.
  4. Assesses the resident’s physical and psychosocial status.
  5. Demonstrates knowledge and ability to report and complete the following forms when necessary:

→Medication error report            →Incident /Accident report                →Nursing Notes

  1. When an omission or error is noted, assumes responsibility for reporting and generating appropriate paperwork at the time of identification.
  2. Demonstrates patient, reassuring approach with anxious residents and family members.
  3. Oversees the supervision of the RCA’s. 
  4. Responds to emergency alarms promptly and take appropriate action as directed by Charge Nurse or designate.
  5. Seeks assistance from Charge Nurse or Director as appropriate.
  6. Performs similar and other related duties.

Qualifications

 

Education/Experience:  Knowledge of standard nursing practice and state and local regulations is required.  Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Certification/License:

Current RN/LPN Massachusetts License

Training in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation