License Practical Nurse - Baystate Health

Req#: R17174
Category(s): Nursing, License Practical Nurse
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

Summary: 

Provides quality nursing care to patients. Follows Agency policies and procedures under the direct supervision of a RN.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performing nursing care to include physical, psychological, emotional, and socio-economic assessment in the care of patients with a life limiting diagnosis.
  • Assumes clinical responsibility for assigned patients from admission to discharge.
  • Educates patient, family and staff on diagnosis, treatment program and resources available
  • Provides nursing care with kindness, sensitivity, in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity, and rights. 
  • Collaborates with staff to assure a high quality of patient/family care and participates as an active member of the interprofessional team.
  • Completes mandated documentation in a complete and timely manner while maintaining clinical records in accordance with agency policies.  . 
  • Provides nursing interventions as identified by the plan of care including patient/family education thru ongoing evaluating and assessing

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Massachusetts and CPR certified.
  • 1-3 years nursing experience
  • Home Care or community health nursing strongly preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License – Must have a car and a valid Massachusetts driver’s license.
  • Excellent judgment, communication and computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player and work within an interdisciplinary team.
  • Must have excellent assessment, strong interpersonal, customer service, organizational and communication skills.

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to function as a Team member and work independently
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to strictly adhere to confidentiality requirements
  • Motor vehicle report will be reviewed and final hiring decision will be based on information obtained

What You Need to Know:                                 

  • Location — 75 Westfield Street, Westfield, MA 
  • Westfield and surrounding towns
  • 40  Hours per week
  • Driving Required – See Fleet Policy Below
  • Resume required

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Certificate (Required)

Certifications:

Licensed Practical Nurse – Other

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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