Licensed Practical Nurse - Evenings - $2K Sign On Bonus - UPMC Muncy Place

in Muncy, PA

Licensed Practical Nurse - Evenings - $2K Sign On Bonus - UPMC Muncy Place Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    81823479

  • Req #

    4517801

  • Job Location

    Muncy, PA, US

  • Job Category

    Nursing

  • Job Type

    Full-Time - Regular

  • Schedule

    2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

  • Shift

    Evening Job

Description

Are you a caring and compassionate 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, UPMC Muncy Place could be the perfect fit for
you!





We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to
join our team Monday-Friday from 2:30pm to 11:00pm spending 50/50 of their as a
LPN and as an Unit Clerk! This position requires an every 4th weekend on call
rotation.





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:





  • Assists
    the RN and interdisciplinary team in evaluating, planning, and
    implementing plans of care.
  • Assumes
    responsibility for assignment and views problems as challenges.
  • Communicates
    effectively with residents and families about care concerns. Instructs and
    demonstrates care.
  • Complies
    with all safety policies and procedures, including Infection Control
    Precautions.
  • Complies
    with established medication use policies.
  • Constructively
    receives feedback and direction.
  • Contributes
    to the unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call
    lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting residents.
  • 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.
  • Discusses
    any resident or family concerns with RN in charge, so that issues can be
    appropriately addressed.
  • Establishes
    appropriate and effective communication strategies.
  • Establishes
    professional and respectful interpersonal relationships.
  • Identifies
    and communicates learning needs to the Unit Manager/Nursing Leader.
  • Observes
    and records resident's symptoms, condition, and/or reactions to
    medications and treatments and reports results to the RN in charge.
  • Oversees
    care given by Certified Nursing Assistants to ensure adequate and timely
    care is provided.
  • Participates
    in resident care conferences.
  • Participates
    in self-review as requested by Unit Manager.
  • Performs
    assigned work in a timely and productive manner.
  • Prior
    to performing new or challenging skills, requests assistance and reviews
    relevant policies and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Requests
    assistance to help in planning and prioritizing activities as needed.
  • Strictly
    adheres to all policies and practices relative to resident care and
    facility-related information.
  • Suggests
    and supports changes within the department.
  • Takes action to improve knowledge, skills and performance based on
    feedback or from self-identified development needs.


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

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