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LPN @ UPMC Transitional Care Unit

Description

Join the UPMC Northwest Team as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Transitional Care Unit with a wide-ranging Total Rewards package that goes beyond compensation, medical coverage, and savings plans to help you be your best at home and at work.

 

Located in Seneca, PA UPMC Northwest Transitional Care Unit (TCU) includes a 16-bed facility in an acute care hospital with state-of-the-art technology and access to top professionals. The TCU is a short-term silled unit  that  treats a variety of conditions including therapy services and IV antibiotics.

 

Sign-On Bonus Available:
$5,000
for LPNs with less than one year of experience, with a two-year work commitment
$7,500 for LPNs with more than one year of experience, with a two-year work commitment

 

Earn your BSN TUITION FREE through UPMC's collaborative university partnership. 
UPMC is ready to focus on your goals!  


 

  • Assist the RN and interdisciplinary team in evaluating, planning, and implementing plans of care.

  • Provide appropriate, direct patient care 

  • Observe and record patient's symptoms, condition, and/or reactions to medications and treatments and report results to the RN in charge.

  • Contribute to the unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting patients.

  • Give injections, take vital signs, perform basic diagnostic tests, observe patients, dress wounds, administer medication and care for tracheotomies / feeding tubes.

  • Comply with established medication use policies.

  • 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.

  • Serve as a resource for staff and other disciplines.

  • Request assistance to help in planning and prioritizing activities as needed.

  • Assume responsibility for assignment and view problems as challenges.

  • Demonstrate awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department.

 

Qualifications

Completion of a Practical Nursing Program approved by the State Board of Nursing.

Excellent communication skills necessary to effectively interact with patients, family members, visitors and staff members.
Basic computer skills necessary to input patient care orders and medical record documentation.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
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.
 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 30 days
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Act 34 
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct