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Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Job ID: 86783227
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Asbury Heights
  • Department: Skilled Nursing
  • Location: 700 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh PA 15243
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $19.83 to $27.58 / hour

Description

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 is a Casual position. Shifts will vary.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with physician and care team to ensure quality resident care.
  • Reports and records all changes observed in condition or behavior of residents in accordance with documentation practices and policies.
  • Complies with established medication use policies, safety policies and procedures including standard infection control practices.
  • Oversees care given by Certified Nursing Assistants to ensure adequate and timely care is provided
  • 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.
  • Gives injections, takes vital signs, performs basic diagnostic tests, observes residents, dresses wounds, administers medication.
  • Provide IV therapy as permitted by policy.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the health care team.
  • 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.



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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

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

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