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East Longmeadow Memory Care Assisted Living
305C Maple Street
East Longmeadow, MA 01028
Phone:(413)525-6362
Website: Click Here
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
EAST LONGMEADOW, MA
Part Time
Healthcare/Healthcare Professional

Come join this collaborative and innovated team.  At Integritus Healthcare you will enjoy WEEKLY pay, generous time off, exceptional health insurance and the ability to grow in your career.  Ask about how we can pay for your LPN or associate level RN program.  Integritus Healthcare wants you!

Per Diem

Salary Range based on experience: $35 and up

At East Longmeadow Memory Care Assisted Living, our intimate 20 unit specialized memory care community provides an ideal and homelike setting. Our beautiful newly renovated building in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts offers families the confidence that their loved one can experience the best that each day brings.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide basic nursing care such as checking blood pressure, inserting catheters, and helping comfort patients by performing tasks such as changing and dressing
  • Document accurate and ongoing assessment of patient status: Document patient care, including nursing intervention, patient response to care provided, patient needs, problems, capabilities, limitations, and progress toward goals
  • Communicate with RNs and physicians regarding patients’ needs
  • Collaborate with other nurses and health team members to ensure patients’ wellbeing
  • Teach patient/significant other appropriate health information in a timely manner and share written informational material, as applicable.
  • Perform direct patient care, using established procedures, policies, and standards
  • Prepare and administer medications according to policy and procedure.
  • Observe and document patients’ responses to pertinent medications.
  • Demonstrate ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise, and professional manner.
  • Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.
  • Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, charting, etc., as necessary.
  • Receive phone orders from physicians and record on the Physician’s Order Form.
  • Chart all reports of accidents/incidents involving residents. Follow established procedures.
  • Verify the identity of each resident before administering the medication/treatment.
  • Ensure adequate medications, supplies, and equipment are available. Report needs to DON.
  • Ensure narcotic records are accurate for your shift.
  • Notify DON of all drug and narcotic discrepancies.
  • Give a thorough, concise report at change of shift. Communicate pertinent information to the appropriate person in a timely manner.
  • Performs all job responsibilities in accordance with safety and infection control policies and procedures, including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated and proper disposal of soiled materials.

 

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