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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Thoracic

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists


Bridgeport, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday- Friday

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees 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.

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is one of the largest medical practices in New England with multiple locations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. We consist of a team of professionals ranging from Medical Assistants to Physician Assistants and everything in between. Our physician led medical group enjoys an excellent reputation with patients and the medical community, offering primary care, urgent care and more than 30 different specialties.

Job Description

Within the context of the Nursing Professional Practice Framework, the LPN provides quality and cost-effective direct care for patients/families within a unit, service or other primary area of practice.

  • Collaborates with members of health care team to assist patients in achieving established outcomes of care
  • Participates in direct patient care in order to meet individual and family health goals by: obtaining, documenting and reporting patient data related to established plan of care
  • Provides office-based nursing care in collaboration with provider
  • Assesses physical and psychosocial needs and environmental factors affecting patients and their families, formulates nursing plan of care and ensures Continuity of patient care through appropriate nursing evaluation and intervention
  • Communicates with provider regarding patient needs, nursing assessments, and recommendations
  • Takes direction and initiates actions (cross/additional training) that will allow seamless patient care
  • Collects and documents current health status and medical history and assists in scheduling patient office visits
  • Reviews patient records, including preoperative records, to ensure completeness and reviews outstanding issues with provider
  • Demonstrates independent nursing actions based on assessment and problem identification
  • Under direction of provider, calls in prescription medications to pharmacies and observes and documents patient’s response to pertinent medications
  • Documents accurate and ongoing assessment of patient’s needs, problems, capabilities, limitations, progress toward goals, and response to care
  • Triages telephone calls and displays ability to initiate appropriate nursing intervention in prompt, precise, and professional manner
  • Assists patients and family members or other clients with concern and empathy; respects confidentiality and privacy



  • Current Connecticut Licensed Practical Nurse license required. Medical/Surgical office experience preferred.
  • Specialization and/or specific work experience may be required

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.



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