Licensed Practical Nurse – Mt Lebanon, PA (Full-Time, Part-Time & Casual)


Job title: Licensed Practical Nurse – Mt Lebanon, PA (Full-Time, Part-Time & Casual)

Company: UPMC

Job description: Description

Located in Mt. Lebanon PA, Asbury Heights staff is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults through high-quality and compassionate care.

We are hiring Full-Time, Part-Time & Casual!

***Experienced (1 year) LPNs hired into a Full-Time position may be eligible for a $7,500 Sign-On Bonus with a two year work comittment. Please apply for more details.***

Responsibilities:

  • Provides basic psychosocial support and counseling.
  • Collaborates with physician and care team to ensure quality resident care.
  • Reports and records all changes observed in condition or behavior of residents in accordance with documentation practices and policies.
  • Complies with established medication use policies, safety policies and procedures including standard infection control practices.
  • Oversees care given by Certified Nursing Assistants to ensure adequate and timely care is provided
  • Complies with established medication use policies.
  • Observes and records resident’s symptoms, condition, and/or reactions to medications and treatments and reports results to the RN in charge.
  • Gives injections, takes vital signs, performs basic diagnostic tests, observes residents, dresses wounds, administers medication.
  • Provide IV therapy as permitted by policy.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the health care team.
  • Communicates effectively with residents and families about care concerns. Instructs and demonstrates care.
  • Discusses any resident of family concerns with RN in charge, so that issue can be appropriately addressed..
  • Applies basic nursing knowledge and skills within the framework of Relationship Based Care, using the nursing process to meet the clinical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patient and family.
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in documentation.

Qualifications

Completion of a Practical Nursing Program approved by the State Board of Nursing

Long Term Care Experience Preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

Current licensure as a practical nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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Expected salary: $17.35 – 25.84 per hour

Location: Mount Lebanon, PA

Job date: Sat, 14 May 2022 07:50:32 GMT

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