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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


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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