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Berkshire Health Systems LPN - Occupational Health in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

MUST BE ABLE TO DO AFTER HOURS AND WEEKEND CALL ROTATION.
  • DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse supports the nursing process and functions under the direction of a Professional Registered Nurse. The Licensed Practical Nurse must adhere to policy and procedure for Berkshire Medical Center clinical services.

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

  • Experience: Has a thorough knowledge of nursing principles and procedures.

  • Education and Training: Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing.

  • License, Certification & Registration:

  • LPN - Licensed Practical Nurses

  • CPR

  • BAT – Certified Breath Alcohol Technician, within 6 months of hire

  • DOT Urine Collection for Drug Screening within 6 months of hire

  • Valid MA driver’s license

  • Other Requirements: Demonstrates continuing education in accordance with State regulations. Assures compliance with unit-specific scope of practice.

  • Other Addendum(s) Requirements:

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

  • At least one year of experience in Occupational Health preferred.

  • 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.

  • Currently licensed by the Board of Registration in Massachusetts.

  • Active and valid driver's license and willing to go offsite.

  • Immunization reviews.

  • Compiles information for reporting to various committees.

  • Needs to achieve Drug and Alcohol testing certification.

  • Responsible for adherence of Respiratory program.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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