QNS Recruiting

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)

Posted Date 2 months ago(8/13/2020 3:34 PM)
Job ID
2020-6809
Location
US-PA-Altoona
Category
Nursing
Type
Casual/PRN
Education Level
License
Experience Needed
1-3 years
Salary Info
Based on experience
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting

Overview

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) Needed for 12-Hour Shift Casual Positions!!

Altoona, PA

 

(1) 7a-7p Wed., Thurs., Fri. And Every Other Saturday

(2) 7p-7a Wed., Thurs., Fri. And Every Other Saturday

 

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 experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join its ranks for 12-hour shift casual positions. 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.

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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. EOE

 

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