Licensed Practical Nurse II
Veterans Home of Holyoke

Job Order #: 19434182

Holyoke, MA 01040

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 7/31/2023

EXPIRES 10/29/2023

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse II - CONTINUOUS - (230004F2)


This is an open and continuous posting for Full and Part Time positions on our Evening and Night Shifts

The Soldiers' Home in Holyoke is seeking several compassionate and experienced nursing professionals for our Registered Nurse II (RN) position. The RN II is the second level in the series and candidates will assume supervision of an assigned unit staff, while fostering teamwork across multiple disciplines. The RN II is responsible for providing overall exceptional patient driven care and support to veterans in order to effectively evaluate medications and/or treatment regimens. The incumbent will support, educate, direct and guide the performance of LPN, CNA and administrative staff, while communicating information in a clear and constructive manner to patients and their families.


We have part-time and full-time benefited opportunities available on our Evening (3:00 pm - 11:30 pm) and our Night (11:15 pm - 7:15 am) shifts with alternating weekend and holiday schedule.

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

Provide exceptional nursing care to veteran residents by assessing health status, responding to call lights or veterans' requests for assistance, and making observations on rounds
Administer nursing treatments, procedures, doctor orders, and care plans; observe, identify and respond to the needs for care, including medication, equipment-assisted care and patient/family education
Identify, evaluate, and assess veteran health status; confer with supervising Registered Nurses (RNs) and assigned medical staff for treatment modalities
Recognize urgent or emergency patient care situations; seek assistance of the RN and/or medical staff and initiate appropriate emergency interventions as directed or needed
Collaborate with other resident services personnel to ensure that residents' individual care plans are being followed
Establish constructive relationships with veterans and their families to promote positive relationships and learning as established by the "treatment/teaching plan"
Document incidents with or without adverse effect to the veteran and refer to RN for follow-up and/or investigation
Foster the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke mission, vision and operational policies while maintaining regulatory and department compliance with Joint Commission, and state/federal regulations
Maintain personal and professional growth by attending in-services, keeping current with healthcare trends and nursing practices, and other Soldiers' Home committees
Skilled in the use of computers as needed for the completion of work assignments

Required Qualifications:

Must possess a current, active license as a practical nurse under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
CPR certification through the American Heart Association
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Ability to deal tactfully with others

Preferred Qualifications:

At least one (1) year of experience in the care of geriatric patients in a healthcare setting such as long-term care
Certification in dementia, hospice, or other relevant discipline
Ability to establish effective relationships with individuals, families, and team members
Demonstrated attention to detail with readiness to respond appropriately when needed
Capacity to maintain accurate records and exercise discretion in handling confidential information
Skilled in the use of using a computer for completion of work assignments

  Salary: 56,467.06 - 76,575.46 Yearly

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110 Cherry St
Holyoke, MA 01040

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110 Cherry St
Holyoke, MA 01040