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LPN, Home Health

  • Job ID: 953719543
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: M-F 8a - 4:30p | Every other weekend
  • 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

Cole Home Health is seeking a full time LPN to join our team!  The position is primarily a day shift position, Monday - Friday, 8a - 4:30p.  Every other weekend is required.  Ideal candidates should have strong clinical skills and be confident working independently.  Daily travel within assigned service is area is required, we cover a four county region.


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.j. Administers medications to assigned patients and/or to all patients assigned to a team. Administer IV medications after having satisfactorily 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.  

 

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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