Licensed Practical Nurse
Location: New Britain
Posted on: January 25, 2023
NEW HIRE SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE POSITION - $6K!
The Licensed Practical Nurse reports to the Clinical Nurse Manager.
Utilizing the nursing process, provides high quality direct and
indirect patient-centered care, under the direction of the
Registered Nurse. - Works collaboratively with the
interdisciplinary team. - Communicates, as appropriate, the
patient's clinical condition, responding quickly and accurately to
changes in condition or response to treatment. - Demonstrates
knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life
span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to
the patient population served. - Promotes the profession of nursing
and professional practice through collegial support and
Graduate of an accredited LPN/LVN Program and must have and
maintain current a License as Practical Nurse in the State of
Connecticut. - -
Must maintain clinical competency required for area of assignment
including Basic Cardiac Life Support
Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally
and in writing.
Possesses basic computer skills.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITES:
Disclaimer: Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be
construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills,
efforts or working conditions associated with the job. - They are
intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and
responsibilities of this position. - These responsibilities and
competencies listed below may change from time to time.
1. - - - - - Contributes to comprehensive assessments and
re-assessments of the patient's condition and care needs including
the psychosocial, physical, educational and cultural aspects.
2. - - - - - Contributes to the assessment and reassessment of
pain. - Utilizes appropriate pain management tools and techniques.
- Educates the patient and family regarding pain management. -
Documentation reflects assessments, interventions and evaluation of
3. - - - - - Updates individualized plans of care as indicated by
assessment and patient response to treatment. - - Collaborates with
the RN in the evaluation of the overall plan for effectiveness. -
Involves the patient and family in the formulation of goals.
4. - - - - - Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the
potential for medication errors. Demonstrates knowledge of
medications and their correct administration based on age of the
patient and their clinical condition.
5. - - - - - Performs delegated aspects of patient care in an
environment that optimizes patient safety and promotes positive
6. - - - - - Documents the nursing process and responses to care in
a timely manner utilizing the appropriate tools.
7. - - - - - Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and
function under stressful situations. - Utilizes critical thinking
skills and sound judgment in priority setting and delegation.
8. - - - - - Implements a teaching plan based upon identified
learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is
included in teaching as appropriate.
9. - - - - - Demonstrates initiative and responsibility in practice
consistent with evidence-based standards. - Pursues personal and
professional growth and development. - Serves as a professional
role model and mentor.
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