Licensed Practical Nurse - Evenings - $2K Sign On Bonus - The Green Home

in Wellsboro, PA

Licensed Practical Nurse - Evenings - $2K Sign On Bonus - The Green Home Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    17806477

  • Req #

    4584580

  • Job Location

    37 Central Avenue
    Wellsboro, PA 16901, US

  • Job Category

    Nursing

  • Job Type

    Full-Time - Regular

  • Schedule

    2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

  • Shift

    Evening Job

Description

Are you a caring and compassionate graduate or experienced
Licensed Practical Nurse with a special place in your heart for the older
geriatric population? If you are searching for an opportunity to have variety
in your day and to be challenged as a nurse, The Green Home could be the perfect fit for you!




As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will provide
resident care within the scope of the Practical Nurse Act of Pennsylvania. In
collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team, you will ensure
the physical, medical, and psychosocial needs of residents are met.




Sign On Bonus Details
(Full-Time or Flex Full-Time)!
Anyone hired into a full-time role will
receive a $2,000.00 sign on bonus, upon signing a one-year employment agreement
with UPMC. Details on the bonus would be given at the time of an offer, if
chosen. 


Responsibilities:

  • Establishes appropriate and effective communication strategies.
  • Complies with all safety policies and procedures, including Infection Control Precautions.
  • Demonstrates awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the health care team. 
  • Demonstrates awareness of cultural diversity, horizontal violence and impairment in the health professions. 
  • Cares for residents, staff, and self by supporting and promoting a culture of safety in the workplace, recognizing hazards, reporting and investigating incidents in a timely manner in accordance with policies, regulations, and prudent practices.
  • Participates in resident care conferences.
  • Complies with established medication use policies.
  • Communicates effectively with residents and families about care concerns. Instructs and demonstrates care.
  • Participates in self-review as requested by Unit Manager.
  • Performs assigned work in a timely and productive manner.
  • Constructively receives feedback and direction.
  • Requests assistance to help in planning and prioritizing activities as needed.
  • Complies with all safety policies and procedures, including Infection Control Precautions.
  • Assumes responsibility for assignment and views problems as challenges.
  • Observes and records resident's symptoms, condition, and/or reactions to medications and treatments and reports results to the RN in charge.
  • Strictly adheres to all policies and practices relative to resident care and facility-related information.
  • Prior to performing new or challenging skills, requests assistance and reviews relevant policies and procedures.
  • Assists the RN and interdisciplinary team in evaluating, planning, and implementing plans of care.
  • Suggests and supports changes within the department.
  • Discusses any resident or family concerns with RN in charge, so that issues can be appropriately addressed.
  • Provides appropriate, direct resident care. Gives injections, takes vital signs, performs basic diagnostic tests, observes residents, dresses wounds, administers medication. Provides IV therapy as permitted by practice act and policy.
  • Contributes to the unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting residents.
  • Takes action to improve knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback or from self-identified development needs.
  • Oversees care given by Certified Nursing Assistants to ensure adequate and timely care is provided .
  • Establishes professional and respectful interpersonal relationships.
  • Identifies and communicates learning needs to the Unit Manager/Nursing Leader.

Qualifications

Completion of a Practical Nursing Program approved by the State Board of Nursing. Long term care experience 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

Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Act 33 with renewal Act 34 with renewal Act 73 FBI Clearance OAPSA
UPMC is an equal
opportunity Employer/ Disability/ Veteran


Additional Information

Who We Are

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We encourage growth through leadership development, skill building, and continuing education, so that employees can explore their interests and define their careers, while always playing a part in life changing medicine. And, while our opportunities vary, we remain united by the same values across our system:

  • Quality & Safety
  • Dignity & Respect
  • Caring & Listening
  • Responsibility & Integrity
  • Excellence & Innovation

If you too are driven by these values, we’re ready for you. Find your ideal job at UPMC today!

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