Oasis at Dodge Park and Dodge Park Rest Home located in Worcester, MA and specialized in caring for those diagnosed with memory impairment in a unique setting. We are looking for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) for a full time (32/40 hours) position for the overnight (11pm-7am) shifts. Will consider part time and / or per-diem. If you're looking for a great place to launch or advance your nursing career, then look no further than joining our team. Must be a Massachusetts-licensed nurse. Long-term care experience is a must. Previous experience with memory care and dementia care is preferred. Great hourly package will offer for the qualified individuals. Responsibilities: the LPN will be responsible for daily med-pass and nursing general responsibilities of a specific unit/wing. Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well-being of the residents; checks residents daily to determine status; ensures residents reach highest attainable level of functioning. Observes, records, and reports changes in residents condition to supervisor and attending physician. The LPN maintains residents medical record by way of documentation, as required by DPH and facility policy. Assists in the Continuous Quality Improvement Program and ensures follow-up occurs. Reports accurately to oncoming shift Charge LPN s regarding change in resident status and follow-up needs. Coaches, counsels and disciplines C.N.A. s as needed; ensures personnel policies are followed. Participates in care planning process and ensures the Nursing component is implemented. Ensures the rights of residents are respected; coordinates with other departments and ensures residents are taken to activities, etc. Assists physicians during their rounds. Administers prescribed medications, orally or by injection; provides treatments using therapeutic equipment; ensures proper handling and storage of medications and controlled substances. Observes residents reactions to medication and treatment. Assists in planning, supervising and instructing C.N.A. s; assigns daily work assignments to ensure positive outcomes for residents. Implements and maintains policies are utilized. Ensures that safe work practices are utilized. Ensure proper infection control techniques are utilized. Provides input for CNA performance evaluations. Recommends staffing, equipment and supply needs to D.O.N. The LPN responsible for capturing charges for supplies issued to residents on that unit. Qualifications: Current license by the State of MA Board of Nursing, as an LPN. Ability to lead and motivate subordinates. Ability to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change, as work schedule will change on a daily basis. Able to work intimately with residents, physicians and staff. Capable of working to prescribe nursing standards. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Please email your resume or apply in person at Dodge Park, 101 Randolph Road Worcester MA 01606. Please use lower rear entrance to the human resource office. Employment Type: Full Time Associated topics: lead, license, licensed practical, licensed vocational nurse, lvn, med, nurse iv, practical nurse, vocational, vocational nurse
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