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VNA Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice (CDV)
Location: Hatfield
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Description:

Provide professional nursing care under the direction of a RN Case Manager and/ or the Clinical Manager.


  • Provide skilled nursing visits for patients as directed by the plan of care developed by the RN Case Manager. - Follow the care plan interventions established by the Case Manager.
  • Recognize and report changes in patient condition to the RN Case Manager and/ or the Clinical Manager as directed.
  • Communicate information on a timely basis, consistent with policy of the VNA & Hospice of Cooley Dickinson (Agency) and urgency of the situation.
  • Provide care within the scope of clinical practice and level of competency (see competency policy/procedure) including assessment of patient status, physical, psychological, and environmental; medication monitoring and administration; patient/family teaching; emergency intervention.
  • Perform skilled nursing services in homes, schools, clinics and other community settings.
  • Provide on-call support for patients based on needs of the Agency. - Rotate to weekends, evenings and holidays to maintain adequate staffing.


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    Consistently demonstrate competency with nursing skills according to the legal scope of practice and Agency policies and procedures.

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    Qualification:
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    • Graduate of an approved, accredited school of professional nursing required. - Current licensure to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts required.


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      • -Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.


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        • Preference will be given to applicants with one (1) year experience in a home care/hospice setting or equivalent experience required. - Demonstrated knowledge of hom
        • -health regulatory and reimbursement requirements required.


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          • Demonstrated good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required. - Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills required.


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            • Current driver's license, good driving record and reliable transportation required.


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              EEO Statement
              It is the policy of Cooley Dickinson Health Care to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cooley Dickinson Health Care will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
              Cooley Dickinson Health Care embraces diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, and encourages people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ candidates, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply.

              Primary Location MA-Northampton-CDV VNA of Cooley DickinsonWork Locations CDV VNA of Cooley Dickinson 168 Industrial Drive Northampton 01060Job Licensed Practical NurseOrganization Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice (CDV)Schedule Full-timeStandard Hours 40Shift Day JobEmployee RegularJob Posting May 31, 2022

Keywords: Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice (CDV), Springfield , VNA Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Hatfield, Massachusetts

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