LPN/LVN

Company: CuraHealth Stoughton

General Information
US-MA-Stoughton
N/A
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Full-Time
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Job Description Position Purpose: 

The Licensed Vocational Nurse, under the direction of a Registered Nurse, is responsible for providing nursing care, health teaching, and health counseling of assigned patients during a given shift.  The LVN assures the delivery of care by assisting in the implementation of the interdisciplinary and nursing plan of care.  
Job Requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:  

Licenses or Certifications

  • Current license to practice vocational nursing in Louisiana (LVN/LPN)
  • CPR required
  • ACLS preferred


Education, Training, and Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional vocational nursing.



Skills and Abilities, Proficiency and Productivity Standards

  • Promotes healing environment and utilizes resources for optimal patient outcomes.
  • Organizes and prioritizes tasks and projects; accurately completes job responsibilities within the specified time constraints
  • Adheres to ethical, regulatory and accreditation standards
  • Speaks and communicates English effectively, both in verbal and written format
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information
  • Respects Patient Rights and promotes customer satisfaction
  • Works cooperatively with co-workers and other hospital employees
  • Adapts to changes necessitated by guest/staff situations
  • Seeks assistance as needed
  • Writes legibly
  • Functions proficiently in a Microsoft Windows environment


Machines, Equipment Used

  • Clinical equipment used for patient care, i.e., Accudose medication system
  • Dynamap
  • Accucheck
  • CPM/AV impulse machines
  • IV/enteral pumps
  • patient lift/transfer devices
  • bladder scanner
  • patient call light system
  • PT/INR machine
  • emergency equipment/defibrillator
  • electronic charting system/basic office equipment


Physical Requirements

Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and transfer in excess of 100 pounds, which may require pushing, pulling, and utilizing full range of body movements. Ability to stand, sit, reach, push, pull, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl, grasp, use fine finger movement


Environmental Conditions

  • Indoors in climate controlled
  • well-lighted
  • ventilated environment


Interpersonal Relationships

As a representative of CuraHealth, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct affect on the hospital’s image and perceptions of quality care and service.  Interaction with guests, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, physicians, contract staff, vendors, and affiliate schools is in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional.  This behavior supports an atmosphere of teamwork that is congruent with hospital standards and guidelines to promote positive relations. The LVN/LPN exhibits and promotes the hospital’s Standards of Behavior throughout the hospital community.