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Licensed Practical Nurse - 3C

  • Job ID: 626203131
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Chautauqua at WCA
  • Department: IP Med Surg 3C
  • Location: 207 Foote Avenue, Jamestown NY 14702
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.80 to $24.38 / hour

Description

Are you a passionate about delivering the best care possible? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of your patients? Answer your calling while building your career at UPMC Chautauqua! 

Explore this FULL-TIME LPN opportunity with us today. 

If you're interested in a career that provides plenty of opportunities for growth and development, has an excellent benefits package, multiple shifts available, and competitive wages, we invite you to apply!

Build your career at UPMC Chautauqua.

$5,000 Sign On Bonus Available

Under the direction of a registered nurse, our LPNs provide routine patient care within the scope of the Practical Nurse Act.
Responsibilities:

  • Professional Growth 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.
  • Transformational Leadership 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.
  • Collaborative Practice 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.
  • Care Delivery 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.

 

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:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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