Trinity Health Of New England is looking for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team of mission-driven healthcare caretakers. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for assisting while providing exceptional care to patients with a variety of medical conditions.
Under the general direction of the Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides direct patient care to all ages of patients. The LPN assists the Registered Nurse (RN) in the collection of data in accordance with the hospital, nursing philosophy, policies/procedures and standards. The LPN provides direction to ancillary personnel and demonstrates commitment to nursing practice, along with accountability and growth in order to promote best patient outcomes and patient, family and staff experiences. The LPN promotes a safe practice and care environment.
Full access to medications is given to the incumbent of this position as the job responsibilities include handling, preparing and administering medications within the LPN scope of practice and job description.
Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:
Become a valued member of an excellent, dedicated healthcare team
Career growth and advancement potential
Full-Time, 36 hours day shift (12 hour shifts 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.) must work every other weekend and holiday as scheduled
You Will Be Responsible For:
Exceptional Patient Care: Contributes to overall quality of nursing care through performance improvement techniques that impact patient care positively.
Excellent Communicator: Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with admin, colleagues, patients and family member.
Strong Educator: Educate patients and family members so that they have a transparent understanding of the care being provided.
Technical Familiarity: Understanding in computer-based applications (E-MAR, clinical documentation), email, and standard applications such as Microsoft Office.
Active Teamwork: Demonstrates problem solving, conflict resolution, and positive communication through teamwork.
Education: Graduate from an accredited school or practical/vocational nursing
Licensure : Current Connecticut licensure
Certification: Current BLS certification required
Knowledge of current nursing, medical and health trends and practices
Current enrollment in a RN Program preferred
Ability to pass drug screenings and background checks
Experience: Knowledge of current nursing, medical and health trends and practices. Excellent skilled observation and teamwork skills. Ability to read, write and speak English and do simple math problems. Experience using a computer highly desirable.
About Trinity Health Of New England
Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.
Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.
Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.
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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.