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Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Job ID 
2018-4242
Company 
Riverside Care Center
Location 
US-PA-McKeesport
Posted Date 
1/22/2018
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full Time/Part Time/Casual
Education Level 
Vocational
Experience Needed 
Less than 1 year
Salary Info 
Based on experience.

More information about this job

Overview

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/ Graduate Practical Nurse (GPN)

Riverside Care Center is currently seeking Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)/ Graduate Practical Nurses (GPN) for part time positions for 2nd shift. A current LPN/GPN license is required.

 

Benefits of working for Riverside Care Center

  • Competitive compensation with a new experience based wage scale
  • Low patient to nurse ratio
  • Training provided
  • Low-cost individual benefits for high deductible medical insurance plan
  • Free parking in facility lot
  • Employee meals at a reduced cost
  • Tuition reimbursement after 1 year of employment (for classes being taken currently)
  • Free uniforms

Responsibilities

While, often, no two days are the same, daily responsibilities of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/ Graduate Practical Nurse (GPN) will center on the needs of patients and 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

Qualifications

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong ability to quickly assess patient situations, and respond to emergent needs effectively and professionally.

 

 

 

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