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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Primary Care

Requisition ID:

20151572

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists

Location:

Bridgeport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 6
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Saturday 8am - 2pm

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Every day, almost 25,000 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.

St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.


Job Summary:
• Provides basic bedside care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.

Responsibilities:
• Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).
• Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
• Performs routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.
• Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.
• Assists in all duties essential to the operational needs of the site.
• Adapts positively to a fast paced challenging environment.
• Assists individuals to meet their physical, emotional, spiritual, development, health and safety needs.
• Exhibits effective oral, written and electronic skills.
• Other Duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Licensure / Certification / Registration:
• Required Credential(s):
• Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse credentialed from the Connecticut                 Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
• One or more of the following:
• Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association             (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
• Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained          within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:
• Graduate of an accredited practical or vocational nursing program

Work Experience:
• 1 year experience preferred.
• Physician Office, Emergency Department or Outpatient Clinical setting.



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