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Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Job ID: 98057340
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 2:30pm-11:00pm
  • Shift: Evening Job
  • Facility: UPMC Avalon Place
  • Department: Nursing
  • Location: 3410 W. Pittsburg Road, New Castle PA 16101
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.85 to $23.55 / hour

Description

Located in New Castle PA, caring and dedicated staff provide comprehensive skilled nursing and rehabilitation services that address the physical, psychological, and social needs of each resident. If you are looking to jump start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Avalon Place today!

   

This is a Part Time position with Rotating Hours. 230P-11P and 1030P-7A. 

  

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting patients.
  • Assist the RN and interdisciplinary team in evaluating, planning, and implementing plans of care. 
  •  Provide appropriate, direct patient care. Give injections, take vital signs, perform basic diagnostic tests, observe patients, dress wounds and administer medication. 
  •  Comply with established medication use policies. 
  •  Observe and record patient's symptoms, condition, and/or reactions to medications and treatments and report results to the RN in charge. 
  • Communicate effectively with patients and families about hospital stay and home care concerns.
  • Discuss any patient or family concerns with RN in charge so that issue can be appropriately addressed. ..
  • Suggest and support changes within the department. Assume responsibility for assignment and view problems as challenges. Demonstrate awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department.

 

Qualifications

Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania

CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

Must complete licensure examination within four months of hire or within one year of graduation, whichever comes first.Though temporary permits are valid for one year from the date of graduation, not one year from issue of permit (or until the results of the examination are known at which time it becomes null and void), UPMC requires that GNs take the licensure examination within 4 months of their start date or they will be terminated or demoted from the GN position, at the discretion of the BU.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

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

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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