Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse SNF
Job ID: 92838037
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 1030 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Shift: Night Job
Facility:
Department: SNF Willow
Location: 700 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh PA 15243

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 Full Time position on the Night Shift. 1030P-7A.

 

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

 


Responsibilities:

  • 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. Clinical practice demonstrates knowledge of how quality and innovation impacts patient satisfaction, safety, and clinical quality outcomes. Identifies opportunities for improvement on the clinical area. Utilizes nursing process in managing the care of residents including assessment, interdisciplinary planning, and implementation, evaluation of resident care, teaching and discharge planning utilizing evidence-bases standards of nursing practices. Provides basic psychosocial support and counseling. 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
  • 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 and welcomes and participates in change initiatives. Leads by investing and building healthy relationships among staff, colleagues and other disciplines. Shows the ability to set priorities and demonstrates an understanding of shared governance and promotes at the unit level. Serves as an engaged member of a team supporting colleagues in service to patients and families and may participate in task forces or other initiatives. Assumes 24-hour responsibility for delivery of safe, competent, and quality resident care, and efficient operations of the nursing unit through supervision and evaluation of all nursing staff. Completes required/requested reports, evaluations, and assignments accurately and timely. Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner, interacting and communicating with dignity and respect
  • Prior to performing new or challenging skills, requests assistance and reviews relevant policies and procedures. Requests assistance to help in planning and prioritizing activities as needed.
  • Demonstrates awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department.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.
  • 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. Identifies ethical situations within patient care or within the workplace and seeks assistance. Professionally accepts assignments. Applies policies and procedures in fair and consistent manner. Ensures nursing care is delivered in accordance with Pennsylvania Practice Act, established Standards of Care, Policies and Procedures, and regulations. Ensures resident care is documented appropriately in the residents' medical record and addresses any areas of non-compliance issues timely. Ensures efficient and thorough hand-off of information from shift to shift to promote communication of residents' status and needs. Facilitates communication between all nursing personnel, other departments/disciplines, and physicians and ensures necessary follow-up actions are taken. Ensures appropriate and timely implementation of physician's orders and timely notification of physician/CRNP/PA of any changes in resident condition. Communicates necessary information to family/responsible person.
  • Participates in health care conferences.
  • 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 patients, 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.



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

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $19.21 to $26.64 / hour

    Union Position: No

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