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Licensed Practical Nurse, Home Health

  • Job ID: 277313903
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice
  • Department: HH Susq SN
  • Location: 1001 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $18.38 to $27.58 / hour

Description

UPMC is hiring a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for its Home Healthcare department.  This is a great opportunity for a nurse looking for flexible scheduling options and providing one-on-one individualized care to patients in their homes.

***This position is eligible for a generous Sign-On Bonus of up to $7,500.  Please apply for more details.***

Purpose:
Provide direct technical nursing care to patients/families within their home setting under the direction of the primary care nurse and in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a confidential record of patient's progress, symptoms, reactions; treatments performed, interventions and care provided.
  • Completes documentation including visit assessment and verbal orders accurately and promptly on the laptop device or in the written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards.
  • Data syncs (transmits) information same day.
  • This information is communicated to the primary service provider and appropriate interdisciplinary team members in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Provides individualized skilled home health nursing care to patients under the supervision of a registered professional nurse.
  • Provides individualized patient/caregiver teaching and appropriate counseling related to health prevention, health maintenance and disease process under the direction of the registered nurse
  • Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide
  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction
  • Maintains nursing knowledge base through inservices, literature review, mandatory and competency programs
  • Performs duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC/Jefferson Regional Home Health, L.P. towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization.
  • Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures
  • Assists the registered nurse/therapist in assessment of patient's condition and contributes information to aid in planning and evaluating care. Considers the physical, psychosocial and emotional needs of the patient.

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Practical Nursing Program approved by the State Board of Nursing required.
  • One (1) year Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care facility and/or skilled nursing facility required.
  • Minimum of 2 years med/surg experience in an acute care and/or skill nursing facility 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
 

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • 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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