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This is a Contract position in Sherman, CT posted March 17, 2023

Requisition Number: 19677

Position Title:

External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations.

The LPN will provide direct and indirect care to patients working within a team model of care under the direction of an RN and in collaboration with PCTs.
This additional role within the unit will help meet the current needs of our patients by providing additional care givers that are currently unavailable in the current market.

Required : LPN license
Control Hours: 36.00
Work Shift: 7:00pm to 7:30am including every other weekend.


  • Provides direct patient care within the LPN scope of practice and the established model of nursing- 40%
  • Documents within the EMR under the supervision of the RN. Includes vital signs, wound care, medication administration, patient observations, and patient admission to the unit.-15%
  • Collaborates with the registered nurse and other members of the healthcare team to facilitate a safe and therapeutic environment for the patient-20%
  • Verifies, prepares and administers medication using safe practices to assigned patients-10%
  • Performs standard diagnostic procedures including EKG, phlebotomy, bladder scans and glucoscans etc. as necessary. Collects urinary specimens.-5%
  • Assists in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing care for patients.- 10%
  • Utilizes HRO principles within the scope of daily work
  • Incorporates the mission and values of Nuvance Health into daily work.
  • Utilizes the Relationship Model of Care to support a positive patient experience with a focus on communication, empathy and understanding
  • Participates in interdisciplinary conferences- 2%
  • Participates in team building activities that contribute to patient care, staff education and self development-1%
  • Maintains clinical competency to support evidence based care.5%
  • Attends all mandatory and continuing educational classes-1%

Other information:
Medical knowledge
Knowledge of Infection control practices
Critical thinking skills
Prefer experience in a clinical setting
Must complete an approved medication course and 40 hours of supervised medication administration including verification, preparation and administration of medication in accordance with department policy
Knowledge and proficiency in EMR documentation systems
Knowledge in CT DOH nursing practice requirements

Completion of state approved LPN program
LPN license ( pass NCLEX-PN exam)
BLS certified
1-2 years recent nursing experience

Location: Danbury-24 Hospital Ave
Work Type: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Eve/Night 12
Department: Emergency Department

Salary Range:
22.2500 – 41.3200


  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Basic Life Support
  • HS Graduate or Equivalent

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Danbury

State: Connecticut

Community / Marketing Title: LPN

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Location_formattedLocationLong: Danbury, Connecticut US

Job Number: 58484