UPMC LPN in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

Under the direction of a registered nurse (RN), the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides resident care within the scope of the Practical Nurse Act of Pennsylvania. The LPN, in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team, ensures the physical, medical and psychosocial needs of the resident are met.

Responsibilities:

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

  • Assumes responsibility for assignment and views problems as challenges.

  • Assures equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department.

  • Communicates effectively with residents and families about care concerns. Instructs and demonstrates care.

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and Graduate LPN Nurses (GN) with Temporary Practice Permits are welcome to apply to this full-time opportunity!

A sign on bonus of $2,000 is available for qualified candidates with a 1 year commitment with UPMC.

Refer another Nurse who is hired and earn a referral bonus as an employee!

Qualifications

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

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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