Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Job ID: 80257348
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Asbury Heights
Department: SNF Evergreen
Location: 700 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh PA 15243

Description

Located in the charming and upscale suburb of Mt. Lebanon, Asbury Heights offers a full continuum of care which includes independent living, personal care, nursing, rehabilitation and memory support. Our team of highly trained nurses are dedicated to improving the lives of older adults through high-quality and compassionate care. Our dynamic, team-oriented environment makes Asbury Heights a truly wonderful place to work.

This is a Part Time position

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. Instruct and demonstrate care. 
  • Discuss any patient or family concerns with RN in charge so that issue can be appropriately addressed.



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

     

    Salary Range: $19.59 to $27.17 / hour

    Union Position: No

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