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  • LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

    Posted Date 8 months ago(7/1/2019 3:44 PM)
    Job ID
    Altoona Center for Nursing Care
    Regular Full-Time
    Education Level
    Experience Needed
    Less than 1 year
    Salary Info
    Based on experience
  • Overview

    Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) Needed at Innovative Skilled Nursing Facility


    Part Time - 2nd Shift Available!

    Full Time 3rd Shift Available! Part Time 3rd Shift Available!


    Altoona Center for Nursing Care — is a 120-bed skilled nursing facility conveniently located in Downtown Altoona. At the center of our mission is a skilled nursing staff, which seeks an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join its ranks full-time or part-time 2nd shift. 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 are met.


    Additional responsibilities of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 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


    Licensed Practical Nurses (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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