Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - Asbury Heights
Job ID: 180000UV
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Shift: Night Job
Facility:
Department: SNF Willow
Location: 700 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh PA 15243

Description

UPMC Asbury Heights is hiring a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse to help support the Willow department.

 

Located in Mt. Lebanon PA, Asbury Heights staff is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults through high-quality and compassionate care. If you are looking to jump start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Asbury Heights today!

 
This position is a full time night shift position. 11P-7A.


Currently offering a $2,000 Sign-On Bonus to those who qualify!


Purpose:
Provide high quality, cost-effective resident care through appropriate management of human and fiscal resources within a designated group of assigned residents. Under the direction of a registered nurse, the LPN provides routine resident care within the scope of the Practical Nurse Act of P:ennsylvania. The LPN, in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team, ensures the physical, medical and psychosocial needs of the resident are met.


Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Actively engages in clinical development of staff under areas of responsibility. Requests opportunities to learn safe, accountable and autonomous practice from more experienced nurse leaders.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge of research, how it affects practice and who/what resources are available to assist with evidence based practice by asking questions, demonstrating interest, participating in unit-based journal clubs.
  • Suggests and supports changes within the department.
  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care. Makes recommendations for the improvement of clinical care and the health of the workplace.
  • Seeks guidance and asks questions to continuously improve nursing practice. Creates a caring and compassionate patient-focused experience by building healing relationships with patient, families, staff, and colleagues.
  • 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. Provide IV therapy as permitted by 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 of family concerns with RN in charge, so that issue can be appropriately addressed.
  • Performs assigned work in a timely and productive manner. Strictly adheres to all policies and practicers relative to resident care and facility-related information.
  • Establishes appropriate and effective communication strategies. Establishes professional and respectful interpersonal relationships.
  • Participates in health care conferences.
  • Contributes to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting residents.

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

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

Salary Range: $18.65 to $25.35

Union Position: No

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