Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse, Pediatrics - Cambria and Blair Counties
Job ID: 682520
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Home Nursing Agency
Department: Ped Home Connection SKN
Location: 118 Ebony Road, Ebensburg PA 15931

Description

Purpose:
Are you a compassionate LPN seekign a rewarding career in pediatric nursing? If so, you might be a great fit for our team at Home Nursing Agency! We are currently hiring a full-time LPN to provide high quality private duty nursing care to children and their families within the confines of the Pennsylvania state licensing laws in accordance with Agency policies and procedures and Agency code of ethics. This will be done in a manner consistent with efficiency, cost effectiveness and regulatory compliance.

This full-time position will treat patients within Cambria and Blair counties and mileage is reimbursed at 54 cents per mile.  

Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates support of Agency mission and philosophy in delivery of services.
  • Endeavor to achieve and maintain quality and customer satisfaction in the delivery of services to internal/external customers.
  • Maintain and protect client, family and Agency confidentiality.
  • Participates in continuing education programs, clinical conferences, quality assurance and quality improvement activities.
  • Promote personal and co-worker safety during work duties.
  • Provides direct nursing service in accordance with Agency policies and procedures. Provides assigned pediatric nursing care to children and families in a private duty home setting using a family centered care approach. Performs approved nursing procedures and treatments as ordered. Identify and reports findings to the Pediatric Home Connection Clinical Case Manager. Document and communicate observations, nursing care and evaluation through reports and records. Adheres to Agency and standard principles of infection control. Follows the mutually agreed upon plan of care.
  • Self assess educational needs and initiate plan to maintain/attain pediatric clinical competencies.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Practical Nurse Program accredited by NLN required.  
  • One year pediatric work experience preferred.  
  • Access to transportation in the Agency service area with valid Pennsylvania drivers license and auto liability insurance.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Registered, certified or licensed as required by state law for the profession.  
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire 
  • Must complete licensure examination within FOUR MONTHS of hire or within one year of graduation, whichever comes first. Though temporary permits are valid for one year from the date of graduation, not one year from issue of permit (or until the results of the examination are known at which time it becomes null and void), UPMC requires that GNs take the licensure examination within 4 months of their start date or they will be terminated or demoted from the GN position, at the discretion of the BU.

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Temporary Practice Permit

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

Salary Range: $13.93 to $21.34

Union Position: No

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