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Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Full-time

Company: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc.
Location: Danbury
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc. Description:CIFC Health's Women's Health Department is seeking a full-time compassionate and skilled Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team. You will work alongside the doctors, nurse practitioners and other healthcare professionals to provide the highest standard of care to our patients.Responsibilities within LPN License:- LPNs gather information to be used by providers in assessment and patient care.- LPNs administer medications and treatments as prescribed by healthcare providers- LPNs monitor and record vital signs, medical history and symptoms- LPNs assist with physical exams and medical procedures as needed and within licensure- LPNs provide education to patients and families on healthcare topics- LPNs maintain accurate and timely documentation of patient care- LPNs collaborate with school nurses, WIC colleagues, DCF and other medical departments as needed. Completes paperwork needed by external organization (e.g. school PE forms).- LPNs triage for calls on patients, using established protocols to determine appropriate care, including at home management, or timing and location of medical visits.- LPNs provide patient/family education including education on after hours, triage and referral services, and disease states.- LPNs contact specialists to obtain letters and results and helps to set up home therapies if appropriate as determined by a provider.Requirements:- High School Diploma or GED- Current LPN license in the state of Connecticut- Previous experience in pediatrics preferred- Strong communication and interpersonal skills; bilingual strongly encouraged to apply- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment- Attention to detail and ability to multitask- Understanding of medical terminology and nursing protocols- Experience with electronic medical records required; eClinical Works preferred.Benefits:Competitive compensation commensurate with experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package including health care coverage and retirement program. CIFC Health is a NACHC and a PSLF approved site, eligible for the submission of loan forgiveness applications. 13-paid holidays in addition to paid time-off. Monday-Friday day-shift schedule with minimal evening or Saturday hours. Mission-focused environment.Affirmative Action / Equal opportunity EmployerCompensation details: 24-31 Hourly WagePId21b5e3c73f1-31181-34605986

Keywords: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc., Danbury , Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Full-time, Healthcare , Danbury, Connecticut

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