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Licensed Practical Nurse - (Part-Time) - New Castle

  • Job ID: 721269
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Variable hours
  • Shift:
  • Facility: Jameson Care Center
  • Department: Skilled Nursing
  • Location: 3349 Wilmington Road, New Castle PA 16105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.36 to $23.55 / hour

Description

UPMC Senior Communities is hiring a part time LPN!

Jameson Care Center is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility located in a beautiful and scenic wooded area in the heart of Lawrence County. UPMC’s reputation for medical excellence is demonstrated every day through the facility’s variety of programs. By combining talent and services, Jameson Care Center has become a leader in geriatric health care in Western Pennsylvania. Nestled in between Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Erie, Lawrence County is a short drive from just about anywhere.

 

Currently Offering a $2,000 Sign-On Bonus for those who qualify! 


Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.


Make a true impact at our senior living facilities, where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.


Under the direction of a registered nurse (RN), the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides resident care within the scope of the Practical Nurse Act of Pennsylvania. The LPN, in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team, ensures the physical, medical and psychosocial needs of the resident 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.
  • Demonstrates awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department.
  • Discusses any resident or family concerns with RN in charge, so that issues can be appropriately addressed.
  • Establishes appropriate and effective communication strategies.
  • Establishes professional and respectful interpersonal relationships.
  • Identifies and communicates learning needs to the Unit Manager/Nursing Leader.
  • Observes and records resident's symptoms, condition, and/or reactions to medications and treatments and reports results to the RN in charge.
  • Participates in resident care conferences.
  • Performs assigned work in a timely and productive manner.
  • Prior to performing new or challenging skills, requests assistance and reviews relevant policies and procedures.
  • 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.
  • 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 .
  • Strictly adheres to all policies and practices relative to resident care and facility-related information.
  • Suggests and supports changes within the department.
  • Takes action to improve knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback or from self-identified development needs.

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

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

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