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LPN- Home Care Cardiopulmonary

Company: Southcoast Health
Location: Taunton
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

At Southcoast Visiting Nurse Association, Inc., we acknowledge that our employees are what makes us great!We are searching for an Licensed Practical Nurse-Cardiopulmonary to establish the standards of practice for the Staff Nurse, which are based upon the American Nurses Association of Standards of Home Health Nursing Practice. Assess and care for patients with heart or respiratory problems that range in severity from arrhythmias to heart transplants. Work in cooperation with individual patients and ancillary staff to obtain and/or complete the health database. Include information related to patient health history, physical examination/screening and various diagnostic tests. Advise regarding various modalities to meet patient wellness and illness needs including medication, nutrition, exercise and technical nursing treatments. Teach and support various positive self-care activities including problem solving and treatment alternatives.

  • Hours: 40hrs
  • Shift: Day shift with weekend and holiday rotation; 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Location: This position covers Westport, Raynham, Taunton and Berkley.
  • Travel: This is a home care position. Will require driving-
    Education and/or Experience Requirements:

    • Graduate of an NLN accredited school of Practical Nursing is required.
    • Two years recent hospital, medical/surgical or other relevant nursing experience preferred.
    • Minimum of 2 years experience specializing in Cardiac care required.
    • Has knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, which is appropriate to patients regularly served.
    • Must possess and demonstrate highly effective interpersonal, customer service and communication skills.
    • Proficient computer skills, including experience with various software, database and electronic records programs is preferred.
      Must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID 19 and seasonal and provide required vaccination documentation, unless approved for an exemption or deferral by Southcoast prior to starting employment.Southcoast Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) has a long history of serving people in our community by helping patients of all ages recover or live well with illness or injury. We provide compassionate and personalized care in comfort and privacy of the home to more than 9,000 patients each year.Southcoast Health is a community healthcare system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts. Together We Are More.

      • With more than 7,500 employees, Southcoast Health is the largest employer in Southeastern Mass., and the 18th largest employer in the Commonwealth, according to the Boston Business Journal.
      • We strive for a culture of health and well-being that recognizes, respects, and celebrates the rich diversity of one another and the communities we serve.
        We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives.

        • Generous Earned Time Off Package**
        • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance*
        • Tuition Assistance**
        • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance*
        • Life & AD&D insurance*
        • Flexible Spending Accounts*
        • 403B Retirement Plan with match
        • HealthQuest Wellness Program
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Employee Discount Program
        • Career Development Opportunities
        • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council
          Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us as we strive to be More than Medicine.Southcoast Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Southcoast Health, Taunton , LPN- Home Care Cardiopulmonary, Other , Taunton, Massachusetts

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