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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Med/Surg

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Plantsville
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Part Time Standard Hours: 24 Job Shift: Shift 3 Shift Details: Every other weekend, every other holiday Work where every moment matters.
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.
LPN is licensed to perform selected tasks and share responsibility under the direction of a registered nurse or an advanced practice registered nurse; and provide care within the framework of supportive and restorative care, health counseling and teaching. LPN will provide patients with routine care as well as collaborating with the team to monitor patient conditions. LPN will deliver care according to the appropriate scope of practice in the acute care, hospital setting.Qualifications Job Responsibilities

Performs medication administration of oral agents and injections such as insulin and administer vaccines and approved IV fluids and electrolyte replacement and antibiotic administration with appropriate documentation in the electronic medical record
Actively participates in quality improvement initiatives, assures all regulatory standards are met on an ongoing basis, and attends daily unit Lean Safety huddles.
Performs activities of daily living for patients
Educates family and patient on treatments, procedures and medications
Monitors patient and communicates changes in condition to the Registered nurse
Provides point of care testing and specimen collection as directed
Start and replace tube feedings at the direction of the registered nurse
Administers oxygen as ordered under the direction of the registered nurse
Performs EKGs as appropriate
Phlebotomy trained.
Performs wound and skin care as directed by the RN
Documents care provided in the electronic medical record
Other duties as assigned by the registered nurse within scope of practice

Education:

Highschool Diploma/or GED
LPN Educational Training and proof of licensure in the State of CT

Licensure, Certification, Registration

Current Connecticut LPN License in CT
BLS

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements
Must have demonstrated appropriate clinical knowledge to evaluate and treat patients
Experience: 1 or more years' experience working in a similar role as an LPN or patient care technician
Hartford Healthcare provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working with a top notch organization:

Medical and dental benefits
401(k) plan with employer match
Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire
Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs

We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, New England , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Med/Surg, Healthcare , Plantsville, Northeast

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