Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - Muncy Valley Long Term Care
Job ID: 170001WA
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: M - F, 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Shift: Evening Job
Facility:
Department: SKILLED NURSING UNIT LTC
Location: , Muncy PA

Description

UPMC Susquehanna is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse for Muncy!

 

Muncy's Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation at UPMC Susquehanna provides short or long-term rehabilitative resident programs through Christian-based holistic care in our state-of-the-art rehabilitative facility. The unit has 138 beds as well as a 12-bed dedicated dementia unit. 

 

**Monday through Friday schedule**


Responsibilities:

  • Suggests and supports changes within the department.
  • Assumes responsibility for assignment and views problems as challenges.
  • Demonstrates awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department.
  • Assists the RN and interdisciplinary team in evaluating, planning, and implementing plans of care.
  • Provides appropriate, direct resident care. Gives injections, takes vital signs, performs basic diagnostic tests, observes residents, dresses wounds, administers medication. Provides IV therapy as permitted by practice act and policy.
  • 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.
  • Communicates effectively with residents and families about care concerns. Instructs and demonstrates care.
  • Discusses any resident or family concerns with RN in charge, so that issues can be appropriately addressed.
  • Performs assigned work in a timely and productive manner.
  • Strictly adheres to all policies and practices relative to resident care and facility-related information.
  • Complies with all safety policies and procedures, including Infection Control Precautions.
  • Complies with all safety policies and procedures, including Infection Control Precautions.
  • Establishes appropriate and effective communication strategies.
  • Establishes professional and respectful interpersonal relationships.
  • Participates in resident care conferences.
  • Contributes to the unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting residents.
  • Constructively receives feedback and direction.
  • Identifies and communicates learning needs to the Unit Manager/Nursing Leader.
  • Takes action to improve knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback or from self-identified development needs.
  • Prior to performing new or challenging skills, requests assistance and reviews relevant policies and procedures.
  • Requests assistance to help in planning and prioritizing activities as needed.
  • Participates in self-review as requested by Unit Manager.
  • Oversees care given by Certified Nursing Assistants to ensure adequate and timely care is provided .
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the health care team. Demonstrates awareness of cultural diversity, horizontal violence and impairment in the health professions. Cares for residents, staff, and self by supporting and promoting a culture of safety in the workplace, recognizing hazards, reporting and investigating incidents in a timely manner in accordance with policies, regulations, and prudent practices.

Qualifications

Completion of a Practical Nursing Program approved by the State Board of Nursing. Long term care experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Svs Act
  • Act 33 Chld Clearnce w Renewal
  • Act 34 Crim Clearnce w Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

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

Salary Range: $16.49 to $24.74

Union Position: No

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