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Licensed Practical Nurse - Med Surg Muncy - Full-Time

Company: UPMC Senior Communities
Location: Muncy
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description UPMC Susquehanna has an opening for a Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse on the Med Surg at Muncy. This position is a night with Rotation shift and is eligible for our Night Program Option!This position is eligible for a generous sign-on bonus! Whether you're a recent Graduate Nurse looking to launch your nursing career, or a seasoned LPN seeking a change, now is your moment to find your place at UPMC! *New graduates (0 to less than 1 year experience) will receive a one-time $5000 bonus for a two-year commitment. *Experienced LPNs (1 or more years' experience) will receive a one-time $7500 bonus for a two-year commitment. Purpose: Under the direction of a registered nurse, provide routine patient care. Responsibilities: 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. 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. 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 review 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 the unit director. Participate in project and committee work. Suggest and support changes within the department. Assume responsibility for assignments 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 are 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) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Act 33 with renewal Act 34 with renewal Act 73 FBI ClearanceUPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC's COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more. 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 ValuesAt 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

Keywords: UPMC Senior Communities, Scranton , Licensed Practical Nurse - Med Surg Muncy - Full-Time, Healthcare , Muncy, Pennsylvania

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