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Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN

Company: Vantage of South Hadley
Location: South Hadley
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Vantage of South Hadley - Vantage Care of South Hadley!
$32-$39 per hour
Hiring all shifts! -Flexible Schedule!
Excellent benefits!
The primary purpose of your job position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services or Nurse Supervisor to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. As Staff Nurse you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.
Education
Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.
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Experience
None. On-the-job training provided.
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Specific Requirements
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in this state.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work and team concept.
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
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Benefits:

Vacation
Holidays
Paid Sick Time
Medical
Dental
Vision

Vantage Health Care requires evidence of COVID-19 vaccination for all Vantage personnel and affiliates who will be present at a facility. Religious and medical exemptions will be provided in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
Vantage Health Care is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and competence and not influenced or affected by race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military status, veterans' status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local law.

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