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Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Job ID: 839549334
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 6:15am to 2:45pm
Shift: Day 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 Avalon Springs staff is dedicated to providing 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!



Responsibilities:

 

  • Observes the activities of all nursing assistants assigned to area of responsibility.
  • 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.
  • Documents all aspects of residents care as accurately, concisely, and promptly as per state and federal requirements.
  • Maintains and coordinates communication among resident/significant other, staff, and physician as evidenced within medical record, client, and health care team feedback
  • Reports residents needs/problems and observations regarding residents condition to the registered nurse and physician.
  • Provides emotional support to residents and families as needed.
  • Responds to resident call lights and intercom and door alarms in an appropriate and timely manner
  • 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:

  • 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: $0 / hour

    Union Position: Yes

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