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Licensed Practical Nurse - Harrisburg

Licensed Practical Nurse - Harrisburg

Job ID 
2016-2254
Company 
Colonial Park Care Center
Location 
US-PA-Harrisburg
Posted Date 
9/18/2017
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
License
Experience Needed 
Less than 1 year
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

LPNs Needed for Full-Time Positions at Innovative Skilled Nursing Facility

 

Full Time - 2nd and 3rd Shifts Available

 

Located in Dauphin County, just ten minutes from downtown Harrisburg and near five major hospitals, Colonial Park Care Center is a 198-bed Skilled Nursing Center offering an expansive mix of services rarely found under one roof. Our beautifully landscaped grounds allow those who are able to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family who visit

 

At the center  our  mission is a skilled nursing staff, which seeks experienced LPNs to join its ranks. The LPN will deliver quality care to assigned residents under the direction of a supervising RN, to ensure the physical, medical and emotional needs of residents/patients are met.

Responsibilities

At the center  our  mission is a skilled nursing staff, which seeks experienced LPNs to join its ranks. The LPN will deliver quality care to assigned residents under the direction of a supervising RN, to ensure the physical, medical and emotional needs of residents/patients are met.

 

Additional responsibilities include: 

  • Administering quality skilled nursing, in compliance with care plans, physicians’ orders and personal observations
  • Documenting all aspects of residents’ care accurately, concisely and promptly
  • Administering medication and treatments accurately and appropriately, and observing residents’ responses for documentation in patient files
  • Assisting in the evaluation of nursing care effectiveness, and relaying approved communications to families/caregivers
  • Joining physicians on rounds for assigned residents, communicating observations regarding chronic or a change in conditions
  • Training residents and families on areas of wellness and personal care, as instructed
  • Guiding and teaching Nursing Assistants to ensure safe, quality care for residents
  • Monitoring CNA activities and reporting non-compliance to an RN Supervisor
  • Aiding residents as needed, or as instructed by a physician or RN

Qualifications

LPNs must demonstrate sound judgment, professional knowledge and understanding, and display a positive, cooperative resident-first attitude at all times. Candidates must have a Pennsylvania LPN license or temporary practice permit, with at least one year of experience in long-term care or clinical nursing preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

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