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Licensed Practical Nurse- Med Surg- Part-Time

  • Job ID: 446610285
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven
  • Department: MED SURG
  • Location: 24 Cree Drive, Lockhaven PA 17745
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


This position is eligible for a generous sign-on bonus!  Whether you’re a recent Graduate Nurse looking to launch your nursing career, or a seasoned LPN seeking a change, now is your moment to find your place at UPMC!

*New graduates (0 to less than 1 year experience) will receive a one-time $5000 bonus for a two-year commitment.
*Experienced LPNs (1 or more years’ experience) will receive a one-time $7500 bonus for a two-year commitment.

Work along side RN on a Med Surg Unit. 


*Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.

*Performs other duties as assigned.

Assist the RN and interdisciplinary team in evaluating, planning, and implementing plans of care.  Provide appropriate, direct patient care.  Give injections, take vital signs, perform basic diagnostic tests, observe patients, dress wounds and administer medication.  Comply with established medication use policies.  Observe and record patient's symptoms, condition, and/or reactions to medications and treatments and report results to the RN in charge.  Communicate effectively with patients and families about hospital stay and home care concerns.  Instruct and demonstrate care.  Discuss any patient or family concerns with RN in charge so that issue can be appropriately addressed.  Perform assigned work in a timely and productive manner.  Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital-related information.  Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions.

Assure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department.  Establish appropriate and effective communication strategies. Establish professional and respectful interpersonal relationships.  Participate in health care conferences.  Contribute to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting patients.

Maintain current CPR certification at Health Care Provider level.  Constructively receive feedback and direction.  Identify and communicate learning needs to the unit director.  Take action to improve knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback or on self-identified developmental needs.  Serve as a resource for staff and other disciplines.  Serve as a preceptor for new staff members. Request assistance and reviews relevant policies and procedures prior to performing new or challenging skills.  Request assistance to help in planning and prioritizing activities as needed.  Participate in self-review as requested by unit director.  Participate in project and committee work.

Suggest and support changes within the department.  Assume responsibility for assignment and view problems as challenges.  Demonstrate awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department.




Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:



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

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran


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