Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Ortho/Neuro

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Ortho/Neuro

Trinity Health | Springfield, MA, 01139, US

Posted 16 days ago

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Description

**Employment Type:**

Full time

**Shift:**

12 Hour Night Shift

**Description:**

**Trinity Health Of New England** is looking for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team of mission-driven healthcare innovators at **Mercy Medical Center.** Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for assisting while providing exceptional care to patients with a variety of medical conditions.

Under the general direction of the Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse provides direct patient care to patients of all ages. The Licensed Practical Nurse assists the registered nurse in the collection of data in accordance with the hospital and nursing philosophy, policies/procedures, and standards. The Licensed Practical Nurse provides direction to ancillary personnel and demonstrates a commitment to nursing practice, accountability, and growth.

Full access to medications is given to the incumbent of this position because they are required by their job responsibilities to handle, prepare, or administer medications as dictated by the applicable scope of practice regulations.

**Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:**

+ Day One Benefits

+ Mission-driven collaborative team environment

+ Professional growth and development

+ Award-winning Emergency Services Department

**Work Hours/Shift:**

+ Full Time

+ 36 Hours per week

+ 12 Hour Nights 7pm-7am

+ Every other weekend every other holiday

**You Will Be Responsible For:**

+ **Exceptional Patient Care:** Contributes to the overall quality of nursing care through performance improvement techniques that impact patient care positively.

+ **Excellent Communicator:** Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with admin, colleagues, patients, and family members.

+ **Strong Educator:** Educate patients and family members to have a transparent understanding of the care being provided.

+ **Active Teamwork** : Demonstrates problem solving, conflict resolution, and positive communication through teamwork.

**Requirements** :

+ **Education** : High School Graduate and graduated of U.S. accredited LPN Program.

+ **Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):** Must have current Massachusetts LPN license.

+ **Experience:** Med/Surg experience preferred.

+ **BLS or CPR certification:** Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross will be accepted.

+ **Ability** to pass drug screenings and background checks

**Preferred Skills** :

+ **Experience** : Knowledge of current nursing, medical and health trends and practices. Excellent skilled observation and teamwork skills. Ability to read, write and speak English and do simple math problems. Experience using a computer highly desirable.

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**About Trinity Health Of New England:**

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full-spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top-level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement, to name a few. Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.

**Step up to your potential. Write your story and apply today!**

**Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion**

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran