Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Newton,Allston,Chestnut Hill area
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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 5/10/2017
Partners HealthCare at Home(PHC and PHH)
JOB DESCRIPTIONPHH serves patients from rehabilitation after illness or injury, to chronic disease management. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality specialized care designed to meet the patients unique needs with the goal of optimizing independence and quality of life. Our clinicians are highly skilled and able to function both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team.
We value the uniqueness of our employees who are a reflection of the communities and patients that we serve. Our attractive and comprehensive benefits package is designed to meet the needs of our employees.
Provide quality nursing care to patients in various settings in the community. Patient care is delivered within PHHs philosophy, policy, and standards of community health practice. In collaboration with the RN case manager will provide skilled nursing visits, utilizing thorough and timely electronic documentation and interdisciplinary communications and in accordance with agency policies, procedures and standards of practice.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
LPN professional license in Massachusetts
Minimum 1 year previous nursing in acute care or sub-acute care setting required
Home care experience preferred
Effective written, verbal and electronic communications skills
Ability to work with various computer software required and knowledge of hand-held patient care computer devices preferred
Ability to communicate effectively in writing, verbally and electronically
Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to the geriatric, pediatric, and/or adult population.
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with varied population
Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team
Strong organizational skills, ability to work independently and adapt to unpredictable circumstances
Travel required in local geographic area
PHH is committed to diversity in the workplace which begins with respect and opportunity for all. PHH takes affirmative action to ensure that equal employment opportunity is provided to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other basis that would be inconsistent with any applicable ordinance or law.