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RN and LPN Nurse - Special Weekend Program paying $32.00-$35.00 per hour

License Practical Nurse

New LPN Weekend Program.  Merrimack Valley Health Center is to offer a Weekend program of compensation to LPN employees who agree to regularly work 4 weekends and every 5th weekend off.

Applicants need to work both Sunday and Saturday 8 hour shifts (no swapping of shifts). 
Applicants need to work 4 weekends in a row with every 5th weekend off.
Applicants can take two weekends off per year (one Nov-May and one June-December)
Applicants will be required to work one major holiday and one minor holiday.
Compensated at a hourly wage $32.00-$35.00 per hour

Requirements:

1.     Graduate of an approved school for practical or vocational nursing is required

2.     Must be currently licensed by the State Board of Nursing

3.     Experience is preferred

 

 

Registered Nurse ( RN ) / Licensed Practical Nurse ( LPN ) Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides professional guidance and supervision to non-professional unit staff
  • Ensures patient care assignments are consistent with staff competencies, scope of practice and the needs of the patients
  • Participates with the interdisciplinary team in developing, implementing and evaluating ways to achieve patient goals and minimize re-hospitalizations
  • Contacts attending physician to obtain orders as indicated (admission, change in condition, etc)
  • Ensures that physician orders are followed as prescribed
  • Oversees medication management to ensure adequate supplies and that all medications are handled in accordance
  • Ensures that patients attending physician and family or responsible party are promptly notified of any significant change in the patients’ health condition
  • Creates an environment that is respectful, team oriented and responsive to the concerns of staff, patients and families
  • Ensures communication between licensed nursing staff and C.N.A.’s during and between shifts
  • Participates in shift to shift communication between incoming and outgoing nursing staff
  • Serves as a role model in the delivery of direct patient care using the nursing process
  • Provides patient care when required
  • Ensures discharge planning process is in place and provides consultation as needed
  • Ensures complete and prompt reporting of incidents, accidents and adverse events to Executive Director and Director of Nursing
  • Investigates patient/family complaints and takes appropriate actions to bring to resolution

 

 

 

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