Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse -- North Hills
Job ID: 725192
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility:
Department: Personal Care
Location: 9350 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237

Description

Cumberland Crossing at UPMC Passavant is an assisted living facility designed to meet the changing needs of seniors who want to remain independent, but need some extra care in their day-to-day lives. Residents of Cumberland Crossing reside in a community supported by the resources and staff of UPMC’s world-class health system. Located in the North Hills, just 20 minutes outside the city of Pittsburgh, this suburb provides fast and easy accessibility to a welcoming city.

Are you a  Nurse who is passionate about delivering the best care possible? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of your patients?
 
Answer your calling while building your career at UPMC Senior Communities at Cumberland Crossing Manor. 
 
We offer various opportunities for personal skill-building, professional development, and continued education.
 
If you’re ready to take on new challenges, explore this opportunity with us today!  

 

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.

 

This is a Regular Part-Time position with shifts rotating between 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Availability for every other weekend is required.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Oversees care given by Certified Nursing Assistants to ensure adequate and timely care is provided .
  • Participates in resident care conferences.
  • Participates in self-review as requested by Unit Manager.
  • 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.
  • 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 or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

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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