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Licensed Practical Nurse - Casual - Muncy Place

  • Job ID: 817214590
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: Muncy Valley Long Term Care
  • Department: SKILLED NURSING UNIT LTC
  • Location: 215 East Water Street, Muncy PA 17756
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Make a true impact at our senior living facilities, 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.
 

Under the direction of a registered nurse (RN), the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides resident care within the scope of the Practical Nurse Act of Pennsylvania. The LPN, in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team, ensures the physical, medical and psychosocial needs of the resident are met.

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications

Completion of a Practical Nursing Program approved by the State Board of Nursing. Long term care experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran 

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