QNS Recruiting

LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Weekend Warrior

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/15/2021 4:09 PM)
Job ID
2021-7263
Location
US-PA-Altoona
Category
Nursing
Type
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
License
Experience Needed
1-3 years
Salary Info
Based on experience
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting

Overview

LPN (LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE)  Weekend Warrior

 

Full Time 12 Hour Shifts – Daylight – 7a-7:30p - Saturday/Sunday/Monday

 

Altoona Center for Nursing Care — conveniently located in Downtown Altoona — is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Center. The first floor houses a Rehabilitation Unit, complete with physical, occupational, and speech-language therapies. At the center of 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 a supervising RN, to ensure the physical, medical and emotional needs of residents/patients are met.

Responsibilities

 

Additional responsibilities of the 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

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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