CarePoint Health Management Associates

Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Locations US-NJ-Bayonne
Position Type
Regular Full-Time Night
Location : Name
Bayonne Medical Center

About Us

CarePoint Health is one of New Jersey’s leading health care systems comprised of three long-standing and highly-regarded hospitals – Christ Hospital in Jersey City, Hoboken University Medical Center and Bayonne Medical Center. CarePoint united three area hospitals to provide 360-degree-coordinated care by integrating the medical facilities and physician networks associated with these institutions. With over 4,500 employees, CarePoint is the largest private employer in Hudson County, New Jersey and each year provides care to over 300,000 individuals.


CarePoint prides itself on its patient-focused approach to care delivery, with an emphasis on preventative medicine, health education, and disease management. Leveraging its vast network of physicians and healthcare experts, CarePoint is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in the broader healthcare landscape as it pioneers creative solutions to address urgent population health needs.

What You'll Be Doing

The licensed practical nurse is expected to perform tasks and responsibilities within the framework of nursing services.  The LPN is part of the interprofessional team under the direction of a registered nurse or licensed clinician/provider.

  • Provide comprehensive care to patients by applying the nursing process in an organized and systematic manner according to policies of the Medical Center in keeping with patient safety principles
  • Performs all clinical skills and services as per policy and accepted procedure within the LPN scope of practice
  • Completes clinical competency, required certifications, and peer evaluation process
  • Collaborates with the resident, significant others, ancillary departments, and functions as part of the multidisciplinary health care team whose goal is to provide care that is continuous and well-coordinated with specific discharge goals
  • Performs effectively and efficiently in emergency situations
  • Evaluates and documents resident progress/response toward expected outcome(s) and reports pertinent observations and recommendations to the interprofessional team
  • Communicates proactively to the interprofessional team the plan of care changes in patient condition, the patient progress, the discharge plan and other relevant information
  • Documents resident care and required safety checks accurately and legibly
  • Performs ongoing evaluation of residents’ physical and mental health and notifies the interprofessional team and/or clinician/physician, including abnormal lab and diagnostic results
  • Explains medications, procedures, and treatment protocols to residents
  • Administer medications via intravenous, oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular, gastrostomy and other route of administrations within scope of practice
  • Administer enteral feedings via nasal gastric tube or gastrotomy tube
  • Perform bedside care such as wound dressing, changing bandages, inserting catheters, and giving injections
  • Obtain vital signs such as respiration, temperature, blood pressure, and heart rate as needed and documented
  • Supervise certified nursing assistants and other auxiliary staff
  • Taking verbal orders from the provider/physician and document appropriately
  • Notifies physician of any pharmacist consultant’s recommendation for revision of medications, medication alerts, or changes in medication administration times as written in the Electronic Pharmacist Information Consultant (EPIC) form then implements the approved changes
  • Initiate and/or discontinue peripheral IV heplock
  • Call pharmacy for ordering prescriptions when discharging
  • Provides hand-off report to receiving unit when transferring patients
  • Maintains a safe and comfortable environment for residents, visitors, and staff
  • Complies with policies and procedures concerning infection control and safety for all individuals on the unit
  • Maintains and develops competence through required in-service and continuing educational programs
  • Maintains current CPR and IV certifications
  • Discharge patients to home or other healthcare settings as supervised by a registered nurse
  • Active and contributing member of the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Committee

What We're Looking For

Active NJ LPN license and BLS certified.

Preferably a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an acute care settings

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
    • 401k with Company match
    • Generous paid time off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Advancement and career development opportunities


Covid-19 and Influenza Vaccinations are a requirement for employment at CarePoint Health. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from CarePoint.


CarePoint Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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