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Licensed Practical Nurse (Oncology Unit - Full Time Status)

Description

Are you a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who is passionate about delivering the best care possible? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of your patients and community? Answer your calling while building your career at UPMC. This position offers various opportunities for personal skill-building, professional development, and continued education. 
UPMC offers a wide-ranging Total Rewards package that goes beyond compensation, medical coverage, and savings plans to help you be your best at home and at work.

Responsibilities:
• LEADERSHIP: Supports organizational and leadership decisions and goals
• Acts as a professional role model and communicates effectively with all other members of the health care team, patients, families, visitors, community agencies and other facilities.
• Manages multiple demands, is organized and follows through on commitments and does not leave loose ends.
• PRACTICE: Performs direct and non-direct safe nursing patient care activities as assigned, commensurate with competencies and scope of required license.
• Possesses the ability to obtain and interpret information considering age specific needs.
• Collects data, identifies changes in patient condition, delivers individualized nursing care, prioritizes patient needs, and follows the plan of care appropriately.
• Documentation is completed and accurately reflects care provided.
• Performs skills related to intravenous therapy as defined by the State Board of Nursing
• SERVICE EXCELLENCE: Presents a positive, professional image and displays support of all staff.
• Understands and supports the mission and goals of the organization.
• Demonstrates a commitment to confidentiality of patient personal/medical information
• Listen to others/displays empathy and compassion.
• Displays appropriate and efficient response to the needs of others.
• Takes an active role in insuring a positive patient experience.
• Values and validates the patient perception regarding their care and responds appropriately.
• EDUCATION: Maintains optimal nursing practice through planned and continuous career development by identifying own learning needs and sets goals.
• Seeks out resources to address patient/family education needs and reinforces as needed.
• COMMUNICATION: Identifies and communicates pertinent information and consistently ensures an effective hand off.
• Establishes positive interpersonal relationships with all members of the health care team, patients, families and visitors. Is approachable, consistently respectful and team oriented

Qualifications

• Completion of approved Practical Nursing program or equivalent is preferred
• New graduate or current experience as LPN with Meds/IVs in a healthcare setting is preferred.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Basic computer knowledge and skills

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)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Total Rewards

    More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

    Our Values

    At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

       Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct