LPN, Medical Group (Colorectal Surgery)

Nursing Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Group

Everyone Is a Caregiver.

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 216673

Title: Licensed Practical Nurse-Medical Group

Department: Colorectal

Grade: NSG10

Posting Date: August 18, 2021

Status: Non-Exempt

Shift: Days

Union:  SHARE

Hours: 40

Shift Length: 8

Location: UMass Memorial Medical Group: 67 BELMONT STREET, WORCESTER, MA

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm or 8:30 am - 5:00 pm as needed and dictated by the department for patient care.

Position Summary:

Performs selected and delegated nursing tasks in the care patients.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates patient flow and prepares patient for examinations. Prepares patient for office and laboratory procedures as required. Assists physician and others as required or directed.
  • Evaluates patients. Documents information as required. Takes vital signs such as weight, blood pressure, height and temperature.
  • Cleans and stocks examination rooms as required. Maintains supplies and pharmaceuticals as required.
  • Performs and records laboratory results such as urine dip sticks. Documents readings as required. Ensures laboratory results are received and reviewed by physician or others as required.
  • Triages medical calls. Returns calls and documents in patient medical record as required or directed. Ensures follow?up. Provides patient education.

Position Qualifications:

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

  • Completion of an accredited school of practical nursing program.
  • Current Massachusetts LPN licensure.

Experience/Skills:

Required:

  • Knowledge of basic nursing procedures.
  • Three to twelve months experience.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Standards of Respect: