LPN - Rehab & Nursing Center Full Time nightshift



St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

The Licensed Practical Nurse delivers nursing care for residents through aspects of the nursing process including data collection, implementing plan of care as directed, observing, reporting and documenting the effects of care.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follows established performance standards and implements facility policy and procedures.
  • Identifies and reports safety hazards and initiates corrective action.  Follows policy at all times.
  • Follows, directs activities toward, and implements Residents’ Rights.
  • Maintains responsibility for own personal development through active participation and attendance in in-services, staff meetings and/or continuing education programs.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team and rehab meetings.
  • Administers treatments and medications according to physician’s orders accurately and in a timely manner records the treatments and medications on appropriate forms.
  • Provides clinical supervision to certified nursing aides in activities of daily living and assists the CNA with proper preventive safety measures and in the use of adaptive equipment.
  • Assumes and reports to the RN changes in resident/patient condition.
  • Documents resident/patient care provided and resident’s/patient’s response or lack of response to interventions and the treatment provided.
  • Assists with admission/transfer/discharge of residents/patients.  Completes admission/transfer/discharge documentation timely, accurately and thoroughly.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perceive attributes of an n object through touch. Hear as it relates to normal conversation, and high and low frequencies. See as it relates to general, near, far, color and peripheral vision. Frequently stoop and bend. Communicate effectively. Move and use hands easily and skillfully while aiding residents/patients, administering medications, and giving treatments. Able to withstand stressful situations and deal effectively with them. Able to lift and move residents/patients using proper body mechanics.  Ability to withstand high stress situations.

EDUCATION:         

Current Pennsylvania License.  High school graduate.  Graduate of accredited Pennsylvania nursing school for LPN.  Knowledge of growth and development of patients of all ages–from pediatric to geriatric.  Possesses and maintains a current CPR Certification.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: 

Prior experience in geriatric care or medical-surgical experience with a geriatric populace is desirable.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address.  Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer.  Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable.  It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.  Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!





St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted
09/01/2021
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$39,000.00 - 62,000.00
per Year
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Location
Coaldale, PA 18218, US