Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - Home Health (North Hills & Surrounding)
Job ID: 753294
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Skilled Nur North Pod B
Location: 300 Northepoint Circle, Seven Fields PA 16046

Description

Join UPMC Home Health and provide one-on-one care and teaching with patients and families!

 

Home health nursing can provide you with an impactful career that also provides opportunities for advancement, access to the most modern equipment and technology, and excellent benefits. Our home health nurses love the flexible daylight hours, one-on-one patient care, independence, focus on patient education, and having the ability to be true patient advocates.

 


Responsibilities:
  • Assists the registered nurse/therapist in assessment of patient's condition and contributes information to aid in planning and evaluating care
  • Considers the physical, psychosocial and emotional needs of the patient.
  • Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures
  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction
  • Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide
  • Maintains a confidential record of patient's progress, symptoms, reactions; treatments performed, interventions and care provided
  • Completes documentation including visit assessment and verbal orders accurately and promptly on the laptop device or in the written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards
  • Data syncs (transmits) information same day
  • This information is communicated to the primary service provider and appropriate interdisciplinary team members in a timely and thorough manner
  • Maintains nursing knowledge base through in services, literature review, mandatory and competency programs
  • Provides individualized patient/caregiver teaching and appropriate counseling related to health prevention, health maintenance and disease process under the direction of the registered nurse
  • Provides individualized skilled home health nursing care to patients under the supervision of a registered professional nurse

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Practical Nursing Program approved by the State Board of Nursing required
  • One (1) year Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care facility and/or skilled nursing facility required
  • Minimum of 2 years med/surg experience in an acute care and/or skill nursing facility 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 33 Child Clearance
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

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

Salary Range: $16.72 to $26.54 / hour

Union Position: No

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