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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)- $5K Sign-On Bonus

Company: Gosnold
Location: Falmouth
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

***$5K Sign-On Bonus for Full-Time Hires!***

Full Time, Part Time or Per Diem available - All Shifts

Overnight Differential: $10 per hour!


Gosnold, Inc. is a nationally accredited non-profit leader in the prevention, treatment and recovery of mental health and substance use disorders. We offer a full, end-to-end continuum of care offering a wide range of treatment options. Highly regarded for innovation, we offer a comprehensive patient centered continuum of care tailored to fit the needs of each individual. Gosnold welcomes like-minded individuals who are passionate about our mission to support people and families affected by these disorders, and to promote lasting recovery.


The Licensed Practical Nurse should have knowledge and understanding of substance abuse and mental illness and the capability to provide treatment consistent with standards of professional care. This role requires the physical ability to perform emergency treatment, e.g. CPR, assisting patients with routine care, etc. The Licensed Practical Nurse will conduct medical assessment and intake screening exams.


Perform pre-admission screenings (telephone and on-site), for patients requesting admission.
Monitor drug and alcohol withdrawal to prevent development of medical complications and administer medications in accordance with physician orders.
Perform physical assessments on patients admitted to a Gosnold facility in accordance with standards.
Maintain patient charts, including nurses notes and med sheets, physician order forms, assessments and other essential documentation in a clear, concise and comprehensive manner.
Evaluate and document identified medical problems and report them in a timely manner to the Medical Director or the on-call staff physician.
Adhere to Universal Precautions for Infection Control and to proper procedure for disposal of sharps.
Maintain awareness and working knowledge of all Gosnold procedures relevant to this position.
Ensure that the nurses station is neat, free of hazard, and consistent with health, safety, and sanitation standards.
Participate in case reviews and in-service training programs.
Adhere to the Professional Staff Code of Ethics.
Conduct patient education sessions on issues of addiction, health maintenance and related recovery topics.
Perform all other duties as assigned.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job.

Education: Certificate, Associates or Bachelors Degree in Nursing.
Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of nursing experience.
Skills: The capability to implement physicians standing orders.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: Current licensure as a practical nurse in Massachusetts. Current CPR certification or the ability to be certified within three months of hire.

BENEFITS (based on full-time employment):

Health & Dental Insurance
Generous Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holiday Time
403b Retirement Plan with employer match
Short-Term Disability and Life & Supplemental Life Insurance
Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Tuition Assistance
Payroll Deductions for Home & Automobile Insurance
Critical Illness & Accident Insurance
Employee Assistance Program.

Gosnold is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

COVID-19 Statement:

In accordance with CDC guidelines, Gosnold maintains strict standards when it comes to protecting our staff, patients, and residents, and offers a variety of personal protective equipment to ensure a safe and stress-free workplace.

Keywords: Gosnold, New Bedford , LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)- $5K Sign-On Bonus, Healthcare , Falmouth, Massachusetts

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