LPN Per Diem days, evenings, nights, weekends

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 165981-1A
Date Posted: Oct 8, 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.

 

RN/LPN – 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.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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