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Berkshire Health Systems LPN - Community Health in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

  • DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTION

  • The Community Health LPN functions under the direct supervision of a professional Registered Community Health Nurse. The LPN is responsible for fulfilling a nursing assignment within the community setting in accordance with Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association (BVNA) and BMC policy.

  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)

  • Experience:

  • Five years of current clinical experience in acute care service strongly preferred.

  • At least one year of experience in home care required.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform diverse clinical skills under the direction of a registered nurse.

  • Knowledge of nursing principles and community health practices.

  • Demonstrated history of strong interpersonal and time management skills.

  • Education and Training:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.

  • License, Certification & Registration:

  • LPN -Currently licensed as a practical nurse in Massachusetts.

  • CPR certified.

  • Active and valid driver’s license.

  • Other Requirements:

  • Ability to take direction and follow through consistently

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

  • Willingness to work flexible hours.

  • Ability to drive an automobile in inclement weather.

  • Must be willing to accept on-call responsibilities.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written format.

  • Must be patient focused and work to improve customer satisfaction.

  • Must work within all regulatory guidelines as well as Gold Service and Patient Rights policies.

  • Must support the Agency mission.

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