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Licensed Practical Nurse - Home Health (Fayette)

  • Job ID: 927682721
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8 a.m. to 430 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Fayette Home Care & Hospice
  • Department: FHC HH Nursing
  • Location: 110 Youngstown Rd, Lemont Furnace PA 15456
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.39 to $22.98 / hour

Description

Join Fayette Home Care and Hospice and provide one-on-one care and teaching with patients and families!


Home health nursing can provide you with an impactful career that also provides opportunities for advancement, access to the most modern equipment and technology, and excellent benefits. Our home health nurses love the flexible daylight hours, one-on-one patient care, independence, focus on patient education, and having the ability to be true patient advocates.


Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of home health care to patients in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Services has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our patients and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.


Make a true impact in your community on our home health team, where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish appropriate and effective communication strategies.
  • 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.


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:

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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