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Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Job ID: 771024
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Night Job
Facility: UPMC Avalon Springs
Department: Nursing
Location: 745 Greenville Road, Mercer PA 16137

Description

Located in Mercer PA, Avalon Springs is a modern nursing facility located on a beautiful 40 acre campus. Every day its staff is dedicated to provide residents with the greatest quality of life by caring for the residents with compassion, dignity, and respect.  If you are looking to jump start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Avalon Springs today! 

  

This is a Casual Position.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers medication and treatments accurately, observing resident response, as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and lack of negative outcomes. Monitors I.V. sites and administers I.V. meds through peripheral lines if LPN has basic I.V. certification.
  • Contributes to the development of the resident/significant other plan of care based on the identified resident problems/needs.
  • Maintains and coordinates communication among resident/significant other, staff, and physician as evidenced within medical record, client, and health care team feedback.
  • Observes the activities of all nursing assistants assigned to area of responsibility. Guides, teaches and develops nurse aides to ensure safe, quality care for geriatric residents and other residents of various ages. Monitors Certified Nurse Aids activity and reports non-compliant acts to RN Supervisor immediately for correction.
  • Provides resident/significant other health teaching as delegated by and observed by the RN.
  • Reports any suspected or known resident abuse to Director of Nursing or Administrator immediately.
  • Reports for work as scheduled and consistently demonstrates dependability and punctuality.
  • Safely administers quality skilled care in compliance with nursing policies and procedures, physician orders, and to provide external regulatory requirements for established plan of care.

 

Qualifications

Current Licensure as Licensed Practical Nursing in Pennsylvania or temporary practice permit required.

Minimum one-year experience in long term care or other clinical nursing experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

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

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: Yes

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