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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Internal Medicine - Cambridge

Company: Atrius Health
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts. The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG Physician Associates - together with VNA Care - work in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy. We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives. SUMMARY Under the direction and supervision of a Department Chief, Nurse Leader or designee, this licensed practical nurse provides direct patient care, meeting both psychological and physical needs of the patients and families. Practices within scope of practice in accordance with organizational policies and procedures. Administers medications and performs procedures in accordance with clinician orders and department/specialty/organizational policy, and procedures. Contributes to the continuity and quality of care of the patient while fostering the best interest and well-being of patients and their families. Identifies those situations requiring clinical judgment and decision making and escalates these issues to clinicians. EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS Graduate of a state-approved school of practical nursing. Possess a current license to practice as a practical nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) may be required based on specialty. EXPERIENCE Strongly prefer minimum of 1 year of nursing experience. Experience with an electronic medical records system required. SKILLS Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Up to date with current standard of nursing care in Specialty. Consistent and accurate in documentation and follows documentation policies. Demonstrates ability to prioritize, multitask and work in a rapidly changing environment with multiple demands. Demonstrates excellence in practice, documentation and cost effective care utilization. Maintain high patient satisfaction. Ability to work effectively as part of a team. Fluent in basic computer skills. Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity. Excellent benefits Include: ---Up to 8% company retirement contribution, ---Generous Paid Time Off ---10 paid holidays, ---Paid professional development, ---Competitive health and welfare benefit package.

Keywords: Atrius Health, Cambridge , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Internal Medicine - Cambridge, Healthcare , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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