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Licensed Practical Nurse - Cranberry Place

Description

UPMC Cranberry Place is hiring a full-time LPN! The shift for this position is 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. 


This position is eligible for a sign on bonus! Licensed Practical Nurses signing on to UPMC for the first time are eligible to receive a bonus of $2,000 for a 1 year commitment with UPMC!


Responsibilities:

  • Assists the RN and interdisciplinary team in evaluating, planning, and implementing plans of care
  • Assumes responsibility for assignment and views problems as challenges
  • Assures equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department
  • Communicates effectively with residents and families about care concerns. Instructs and demonstrates care
  • Complies with all safety policies and procedures, including Infection Control Precautions
  • Complies with established medication use policies
  • Constructively receives feedback and direction
  • Contributes to the unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting residents
  • Demonstrates awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department
  • 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 residents, 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
  • Discusses any resident or family concerns with RN in charge, so that issues can be appropriately addressed
  • Establishes appropriate and effective communication strategies
  • Establishes professional and respectful interpersonal relationships
  • Identifies and communicates learning needs to the Unit Manager/Nursing Leader
  • Observes and records residents symptoms, condition, and/or reactions to medications and treatments and reports results to the RN in charge
  • Oversees care given by Certified Nursing Assistants to ensure adequate and timely care is provided 
  • Participates in resident care conferences
  • Participates in self-review as requested by Unit Manager
  • Performs assigned work in a timely and productive manner
  • Prior to performing new or challenging skills, requests assistance and reviews relevant policies and procedures
  • Provides appropriate, direct resident care. Gives injections, takes vital signs, performs basic diagnostic tests, observes residents, dresses wounds, administers medication. Provides IV therapy as permitted by practice act and policy
  • Requests assistance to help in planning and prioritizing activities as needed
  • Strictly adheres to all policies and practices relative to resident care and facility-related information
  • Suggests and supports changes within the department
  • Takes action to improve knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback or from self-identified development needs

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Practical Nursing Program approved by the State Board of Nursing.
  • Excellent communication skills necessary to effectively interact with patients, family members, visitors and staff members.
  • Basic computer skills necessary to input patient care orders and medical record documentation.

    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)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

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

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