LPN - North 6

Job Ref: 21458
Category: LPN
Emerson Hospital, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742

Department: North 6
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Night shift
Hours: 7p-7a

Job Summary

Responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide comprehensive care appropriate to the age of the patients served in the Medical Surgical Oncology Department as directed by nursing management. Nursing care is provided in accordance with the stated philosophy and standards established by the Nursing Service Department, regulatory agencies and professional organizations. The Licensed Practical Nurse is accountable for the safety of nursing care they deliver or supervise. 

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible to the patient and the family or significant others for the quality of direct and indirect nursing care delivered or supervised.

Minimum Qualifications

·         Education

o   Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.

·         Experience

o   Minimum of 1 to 2 years Medical Surgical experience preferred.

·         Licensure and/or Certification

o   Currently licensed as LPN in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts required.

o   BLS healthcare provider required.

o   Oncology certification preferred.

·         Skills

o   Basic nursing skills.

o   Communication skills.

o   Assessment skills.

o   Critical thinking skills.

o   Organizational skills.

o   Excellent customer service skills required.

o   Computer skills.

o   Ability to read, write and communicate in English.

o   Ability to maintain confidential information.