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Licensed Practical Nurse- Amber Terrace Altoona

Licensed Practical Nurse- Amber Terrace Altoona

Job ID 
Amber Terrace at Altoona Center for Nursing Care
Posted Date 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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LPN needed for Position at Innovative Personal Care Facility in Altoona


Full Time  10am-6:30pm 


Amber Terrace is a Personal Care Center offering 34 furnished, beautifully decorated, private and semi-private rooms. At the center our mission is a skilled nursing staff, which seeks an experienced LPN to join its ranks. The LPN will deliver quality care to assigned residents under the direction of the personal care home administrator, 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 Med Tech/ PCA activities and reporting non-compliance to a Supervisor
  • Aiding residents as needed, or as instructed by a physician or Supervisor


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 the personal care home or long term care setting.



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