St. Patrick's Manor Per Diem LPN $ 27.00 per hour in Framingham, Massachusetts

St. Patrick’s Manor is a nonprofit, short-term and long-term care facility sponsored by the Carmelite Sisters. St. Patrick’s Manor is a place of life, a place of caring, and more importantly, a true home for over 300 residents. Located on twenty-six acres of lush manicured lawns and gardens in Framingham, MA, we are just minutes from Rte. 9, which allows for easy access to the Mass Pike.

· Do you Love Serving residents and having relationships with their families?

· Do you take pride in knowing you are providing top quality care?

· Do you have at least two years of experience as nurse in long term care?

We would like to talk with you about a per diem opportunity to join a team of professionals in a well-respected, long term care nursing facility that values treating all people with dignity and respect.

Hourly Pay: $27 per hour plus shift and weekend differentials for LPN’s with two years of experience Job Responsibilities:

Integrate values of Carmelite Philosophy of Care in all job assignments

Respond to all staff, family members and residents in a courteous, patient and caring manner

Respect the dignity of each person

Communicate in a positive and helpful manner

Knowledgeably and completely perform basic nursing skills

Administer and document medications and treatments per the physician’s order and accurately record all care provided

Order medications as necessary

Review and revise resident care plans as necessary and as required by regulations

Conduct resident rounds daily, reporting problems to charge nurse

Obtain report from nurse he/she is relieving and record sufficient information to implement appropriate follow-up action as necessary

Provide report to nurse coming on duty, including sufficient information for follow-up action if necessary

Listen to resident, family, or physician concerns and initiate corrective action and/or report concerns to Charge Nurse

Observe, evaluate and document all changes in the residents’ conditions

Notify physician, when necessary, of changes in the residents’ condition, weight, medication errors, medications not available, abnormal laboratory/X-ray results and other unusual observations

Observe infection control procedures

Identify safety hazards, initiate immediate “life saving” measures

Provide clinical supervision of nursing assistants providing direct resident care

Perform other related duties as directed