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LPN - Home Health & Hospice - Full Time

  • Job ID: 264335990
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Cole
  • Department: HHA Administration
  • Location: 1001 E. Second Street, Coudersport PA 16915
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Are you a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) interested in a career that provides plenty of opportunity for growth and development? Join our Home Health & Hospice team at UPMC Cole in Coudersport, PA!  

We are currently recruiting for a full time LPN.  This is a day shift position, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with an every other weekend rotation.
 
The LPN administers nursing care to designated patients under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse. Performs a variety of direct and indirect patient care duties.

Responsibilities:
  • Adheres to the standards of nursing care and the policies and procedures of the hospital and Nursing Department including nursing philosophy, mission, vision and values.
  • Records and reports all observed symptoms, reactions, treatments and changes in the patient's condition to the Registered Nurse.
  • Assists doctor with examinations, treatments, special tests and procedures as directed by the Registered Nurse.
  • Assists with rehabilitation of patients in accordance with the medical care plan under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.
  • Answers call lights; assists patients with personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Assists in admitting, discharging and transferring patients.
  • Maintains an attractive and comfortable environment for patients with special consideration given to cleanliness of room, ventilation and lighting.
  • Provides for patients safety and safe care of valuables.
  • Participates in team conferences, development of nursing care plans and team and shift reports, facility committees as assigned. 
  • Administers medications to assigned patients and/or to all patients assigned to a team. 
  • Administer IV medications after having satisfactorily completing the facility approved IV medication course.
  • Assists in orientation of new staff.
  • Possesses strong customer service-focus.
  • Promotes effective interpersonal relationships and positive attitudes among patient care team.
  • Participates in the economical utilization of supplies and ensures that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner.
  • Possesses skills necessary to provide care/services appropriate to the age of the patients served.
  • Involved in surveillance and ensuring the patient safety culture at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. 
  • Reports patient safety concerns and events.
  • Exhibits accountability and contributes to patient safety.
  • Assesses and monitors patient's level and response to pain.
  • Educates patients in pain management and its impact on patient outcome.
  • A Practical Nurse who has taken a basic arrhythmia class and completed the competency will be expected to do telemetry monitoring in the ICU, if floated there.
  • Performs telemetry monitoring, as required.

Qualifications

Completion of a Practical Nursing Program approved by the State Board of Nursing.  A current PA LPN license required. BLS required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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