Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Job ID: 61052902
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Northwest Sugarcreek Station
Department: Nursing Administration
Location: 351 Causeway Dr, Franklin PA 16323

Description

Sugar Creek Station, a part of UPMC Senior Services is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to join the team!  In this Full-Time role, you will work under the direction of a registered nurse (RN).  The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides resident care within the scope of the Practical Nurse Act of Pennsylvania. The LPN, in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team, ensures the physical, medical and psychosocial needs of the resident are met.  This position will be primarily afternoon shifts with a possibility for light holiday/weekend rotations.
 

Located in Franklin, PA, Sugar Creek Station is a senior living community specializing in rehab and memory care. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of our residents by promoting health and personal independence. Join our team in serving our residents today!  


Responsibilities:
  • Assure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department.  
  • Establish appropriate and effective communication strategies. 
  • Establish professional and respectful interpersonal relationships. 
  • Participate in health care conferences.  
  • 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. 
  • Perform assigned work in a timely and productive manner. 
  • Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital-related information.  
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions.
  • Maintain current CPR certification at Health Care Provider level. 
  • Constructively receive feedback and direction. 
  • Identify and communicate learning needs to the unit director. 
  • Take action to improve knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback or on self-identified developmental needs. 
  • Serve as a resource for staff and other disciplines.  
  • Serve as a preceptor for new staff members. 
  • Request assistance and reviews relevant policies and procedures prior to performing new or challenging skills.  
  • Request assistance to help in planning and prioritizing activities as needed. 
  • Participate in self-review as requested by unit director.  
  • Participate in project and committee work.
  • 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

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Assure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department. Establish appropriate and effective communication strategies. Establish professional and respectful interpersonal relationships. Participate in health care conferences. Contribute to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting patients.

  • 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: $15.85 to $22.98 / hour

    Union Position: No

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