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LPN - Cole Place - (Full Time/Days)

  • Job ID: 324843951
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Cole
  • Department: Skilled Nursing _Rehab
  • Location: 1001 E. Second Street, Coudersport PA 16915
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

UPMC Cole Place is located in Potter County and is connected to UPMC Cole. We provide high quality care for our residents and exceptional rehabilitation and skilled nursing services for short and long term patients.  Our team is currently seeking a full time, day shift LPN to join our team!  

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
  • OAPSA with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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