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Lpn Charge Nurse

Company: Health Care Recruiters International
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

LPN Charge NurseLPN or RNMonday, Tuesday, Friday, and every other weekend 3pm-11pmBase salary $28 to $35 based on licensureLocation: Northampton, MAHealthCare Recruiters International is currently seeking A full-time Licensed Practicing Nurse LPN or Registered Nurse RN. The Charge Nurse provides medical services to residents of the Rest Home. Charge Nurses are responsible for supervising Nurse Aides and ensuring resident care is provided to the regulatory standards developed by the Department of Public Health 105CMR.Essential Duties and Responsibilities of LPN or RN - Directly supervise Nurse Aides including planning, assigning, and directing work - Determine the medical status of residents, document in chart and contact physicians as needed - Routinely assess resident's vital signs, weight, and behavior - Follow up with residents regarding needed referrals, lab requests and medical appointments - Document services performed in the resident charts and communicated information for each shift - Ensure complete medical record; obtain physician signatures for all orders - Respond promptly to paging system and intercom system to assist residents - Ensure the security and safety of the building - Act as the responsible person in all emergency situations - Assess residents and report change of status to Wellness Director and the resident's Primary Care Physician - Administer medications, orally or by subcutaneous or intramuscular injection and notes time and amount on each residents MAR - Collect lab specimens, such as urine or blood from residents for blood sugar testing. - Serve residents at meals and assist residents requiring help during meals - Maintain orderly working area, including stocking of supplies and communicate needs for new supplies to Wellness Director - Ensure that verbal, in person, communication occurs with next shift's Charge Nurse prior to end of shift. - Perform additional duties and special assignments as directed by the Wellness Director or AdministrationQualifications: - Must have CPR certification; CPR will be performed for all residents without a DNR - Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret nursing policies, doctor's orders, technical procedures, and governmental regulations applicable to level IV Residential Care - Ability to write reports and nursing notes as needed. - Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of staff, residents, family members, and the public. - Must achieve all applicable in-service requirementsRequirements: - Certificate and Licensure: R.N or L.P.N. must be a graduate of accredited school of training: Registered, accredited or certified in Massachusetts. - One year of experience in the field of nursing is desirableFull-Time Benefits Include: - 2 weeks paid vacation, - paid sick time, - Health, dental, vision insurance - The opportunity to purchase additional insurances through Colonial Life - A simple IRA after two years#Ind123Job Type: Full-timePay: $28.00 $38.00 per hourBenefits:* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* GeriatricsPhysical setting:* Long term careStandard shift:* Evening shiftSupplemental schedule:* OvertimeWeekly schedule:* Monday to Friday* Rotating weekendsAbility to commute/relocate:* Northampton, MA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Nursing: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* RN or LPN (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Health Care Recruiters International, Chicopee , Lpn Charge Nurse, Other , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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