Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Job ID: 691403
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 11:00pm -7:30am & 7:00pm -7:00am
Shift: Night Job
Facility: Canterbury Place
Department: CANTR Personal Care
Location: 310 Fisk Street, Pittsburgh PA 15201

Description

Are you a caring and compassionate Graduate or experienced Licensed Practical Nurse with a special place in your heart for the older geriatric population? Do you have an interest in caring for residents with Dementia? If you are searching for an opportunity to have variety in your day and to be challenged as a nurse, Renaissance Hall at Canterbury Place could be the perfect fit for you. Renaissance Hall is a 32-bed secured dementia unit.
 
Once employed, you can also refer another nurse and earn a referral bonus!

 

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will provide resident care within the scope of the Practical Nurse Act of Pennsylvania. In collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team, you will ensure the physical, medical, and psychosocial needs of residents are met.

Responsibilities:
  • Assists the RN and interdisciplinary team in evaluating, planning, and implementing plans of care.
  • Assumes responsibility for assignment and views problems as challenges.
  • Assures equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department.
  • Communicates effectively with residents and families about care concerns. Instructs and demonstrates care.
  • Complies with all safety policies and procedures, including Infection Control Precautions.
  • Complies with established medication use policies.
  • Constructively receives feedback and direction.
  • Contributes to the unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting residents.

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and Graduate LPN Nurses (GN) with Temporary Practice Permits are welcome to apply to this opportunity!

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Practical Nursing Program approved by the State Board of Nursing.
  • Experience working with patients with Dementia is highly preferred.
  • 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

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act


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

Salary Range: $18.65 to $25.77

Union Position: No

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