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Licensed Practical Nurse I-PIPELINE

Company: State of Massachusetts
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Chelsea Soldiers' Home is seeking exceptional Licensed Practical Nurses for full time roles onsite. These critical roles will work as direct service providers in our Long-Term Care facility in service of the Veteran Populations we serve. The LPN scope of responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing direct nursing and all aspects of care to clients, ensuring that client's needs are met, ensuring that safe staffing is in place, provides guidance and reviews performance for effectiveness and compliance with professional standards, patient care standards and agency policies. *_Preferred Qualifications:_* * Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain a respectful, caring, tolerant, ethical, and empowering relationship with veterans residing and recieving care at the Home. * Capacity to assist/lift individuals with physical disabilities and/or limited mobility. * Knowledge of standard nursing policies, procedures, methods and techniques. * Capacity to maintain accurate records and exercise discretion in handling confidential information. * Familiarity with safety practices and medical terminology/abbreviations. * Aptitude to transcribe, read and comprehend the English language. _/*Schedule:*/_ various shifts/days off available. *_Emergency:_* This position has been deemed as an Emergency personnel position. During a declared State of Emergency and in Non-Emergency situations/adverse weather, it will be necessary for you to report to work. */_TOTAL COMPENSATION:_/* As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: * 75% state paid medical insurance premium * Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans * Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs * Low cost basic and optional life insurance * Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan * 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time * Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities * Long-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options * Incentive-based Wellness Programs * Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities * Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program */_About the Agency:_/* The Soldiers' Home in Chelsea is a multidimensional health care and housing facility first established in 1882. Our mission is to serve eligible Massachusetts veterans with dignity, honor, and respect by providing long- term and skilled nursing care in our long-term care facility and delivering comprehensive housing services in our domiciliary facility. Chelsea proudly serves veterans from all eras; from World War II though the Global War on Terror. */_Pre-Offer Process:_/* A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori Education, licensure, and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website. For questions regarding this requisition, please contact The Executive Office of Health and Human Resources Human Resources at 1 (800) 510-4122, Ext. #2. Applicants must upload a cover letter and resume for the LPN I requisition. Qualifications - External *First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.* MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: None. (See Section XIII, Special Requirements.) SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a current and valid license as a practical nurse under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. *An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.* MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: None. (See Section XIII, Special Requirements.) SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a current and valid license as a practical nurse under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. *Executive Order #595:*As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. **Job:** **Medical Services* **Organization:** **Soldiers` Home Massachusetts* **Title:** *Licensed Practical Nurse I-PIPELINE* **Location:** *Massachusetts-Chelsea-91 Crest Street* **Requisition ID:** *210008QI*

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