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VNA Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - 3k sign on bonus

Company: The Overlook
Location: West Springfield
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

OVNA - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) VNA (Visiting Nurse Association) (Full-Time, West Springfield Mass)
POSITION TITLE: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt REPORTS TO: Nurse Manager SUPERVISES: N/A DEPARTMENT: Home Care COMPANY: OVNA *3k sign-on bonus for FTE's. POSITION SUMMARY: The LPN provides individualized nursing care and comprehensive services to patients and families in their own homes under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. THE OVERLOOK WAY: Culture of Excellence and Core Values: All Team Members of The Overlook must embrace and conduct themselves at all times in support of the company's 28 Guiding Principles and core values, which form the foundation of our unique culture. Integrity: saying what you mean, meaning what you say (in action and words), even if it hurts you personally or professionally
Respect for Individual Choice: empowering and supporting others in their Self-determination for health and well-being, as they define it
Compassion: understanding and sympathetic of others
Creativity/Innovation: thinking wildly, planning accordingly
Grace: putting people at ease, without compromising performance or outcomes PRINCIPLE DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Provides basic patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse in accordance with physician's orders
Observes patients, charting and reporting changes in patient's conditions, such as adverse reactions to medications or treatment and taking any necessary action
Educates patient and families in self-care and health management
Attends case conference as requested
Adheres to policies and procedures
Participates in agency quality management and safety activities QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Educational Requirements and Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current license to practice as a practical nurse in the state of Massachusetts
Current CPR required
Two years nursing experience
Current MA driver's license and reliable transportation Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Language Ability: Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language. Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Ability to effectively communicate with peers, supervisor, residents, clients, and guests.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measurement, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Cognitive Demands: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions provided in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Able to swiftly change direction as necessary.
Computer Skills: Ability to use Microsoft Windows, email and the Internet. Ability to use software/device for data entry of visit documentation.
Competencies: As outlined in Orientation plan. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Works primarily indoors in varying climate controlled settings
Possible exposure to unpleasant odors
Possible exposure to chemicals as identified in the MSDS Manual
Subject to hostile and emotionally upset family members, personnel and visitors
May work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary
Required to travel to multiple work sites and up to 200 miles per day PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. How much on-the-job time is spent in the following physical activities? Show the amount of time by checking the appropriate boxes below. Amount of Time None Up to 25%25% - 50%50% -75%75% or more Stand X Walk X Sit X Use hands to finger, handle, or feel X Reach with hands and arms X Climb or balance X Stoop or kneel, crouch, or crawl X Talk or hear X Taste or smell X Does this job require that weight be lifted or force be exerted? If so, how much and how often? Check the appropriate boxes below. Amount of Time None Up to 25%25% - 50%50% -75%75% or more Up to 10 pounds X Up to 25 pounds X Up to 50 pounds X Up to 100 pounds X More than 100 pounds X Does this job have any special vision requirements? Check all that apply. Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) X Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more X Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors) X Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point) X Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distance and spatial relationships) X Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus) X No special vision requirements ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I have read and understand the contents of this position description. I understand the responsibilities, requirements and duties expected of me. I understand that this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, physical requirements or working conditions associated with the position. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, the employer reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the position or to require that additional or different tasks be performed as directed by the employer. I may be required to perform additional tasks necessary to meet standards of quality and care. I understand that I may be required to work overtime, different shifts or hours outside the normally defined workday or work week. I also understand that this position description does not constitute a contract of employment nor alter my status as an at-will employee. I have the right to terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, and the employer has a similar right. Team Member Print Name Team Member Signature Date Supervisor / Reviewer Signature Date The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective Team Members and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. IND3 AhpnlAcUZZ

Keywords: The Overlook, Springfield , VNA Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - 3k sign on bonus, Healthcare , West Springfield, Massachusetts

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