Nursing at Brigham and Women's Hospital is known for their excellent clinical practice and for keeping patients and their families at the center of all they do. We understand that great care is shaped by relationships with patients and their families. That's why we're committed to knowing our patients on a deeper level - not just as patients, but as individuals - to ensure that they, and their families, feel known and cared for.
As BWH, we proudly work together with a spirit of inquiry and a deep commitment to providing the highest quality, evidence-informed and theory-guided care in an inclusive environment. We work each day to achieve our vision - to provide excellent care to patients and families, with the best staff, in the safest environment.
Just as we have been able to reinvent health care, we have also transformed health care careers. Whether measured in terms of lives saved, awards earned, or the personal satisfaction of stretching your talents - a career with BWH is unlike any other in the health care field. Here you'll find a workplace where collaboration and teamwork are the norm, not the exception - physicians, nurses, technicians, staff and management form a close-knit bond, based on mutual respect and devotion to our patients. If you want an enormously fulfilling career, there's no better place to be.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Providing care for patients.
• Working collaboratively to provide excellent care to patients and families in the safest environment.
Fulfilling Responsibilities to Patients
The LPN supporting Brigham and Women's Medical specialties will cross cover clinics at Brigham and Women's Hospital, 221 Longwood and Faulkner Hospital, supporting the care needs of patients seeking treatment in the following specialties: Infectious Disease, Endocrine, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Gerontology, Hematology and Renal.
The BMS LPN is required to perform all aspects of the BWH LPN job description; however, primary responsibilities of the position include telephone support and screening of patients and electronic communications with patients and providers via Patient Gateway and Partners eCare.
Direct patient contact in the clinic is minimal but required when requested and may include performing dressing changes as directed by the provider or transporting/escorting patients and families to other areas within the hospital.
Quality, Equipment and Supplies
Has an overall responsibility to ensure quality and safety of care for BMS patients, checks code cart daily, monitors and records temperature of refrigerator and freezer daily, monitors supplies and medications to ensure adequate par and expiration dates.
Performs other duties and tasksas requested by the provider and practice manager to ensure the efficientoverall performance of the practice
Additional Clinical ResponsibilitiesThe LPN will be responsible for injectionsof the following medications:
The LPN will be responsible for injectionsof the following medications:
Cortrosyn Testing (ACTH)
Will be responsible for training oninjecting the following medications:
Will be responsible for Adrenal Teaching
Monitoring of the medication fridge
Processing of prior authorizations
Relaying of normal lab and abnormal testresults with guidance from an LIP (Licensed Independent Provider)
JOB SPECIFIC SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: (MUST be realistic, neither overstated norunderstated, and related to the essential functions of the job.)
Required to meetlicensure, qualifications, experience, skills, abilities and competencies asdescribed in the BWH LPN job description.
• Licenses/Certifications: Current LPN Licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
• Education: Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program.
• Experience: Some experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.