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Professional Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN- Franklin, PA

Company: UPMC
Location: Franklin
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

**Description**Located in Franklin, PA, Sugar Creek Station is a senior living community specializing in rehab and memory care. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of our residents by promoting health and personal independence. Join our team in serving our residents today!Join the team that's providing the highest quality of home health care in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Services has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.Sign-on bonus available for those who qualify!How UPMC invests in You+ Starting rate of $17.30/hour with annual merit increases+ Up to22 days of paid time offand 7 paid holidaysto do what matters most to you+ $6,000/year in tuition assistanceto advance in your career+ Premier medical coverage for yourself and your family within one month of starting**Purpose:**Under direction of a registered nurse, provide routine patient care within the scope of the Practical Nurse Act of Pennsylvania.**Responsibilities:**+ Establish appropriate and effective communication strategies.+ Establish professional and respectful interpersonal relationships.+ Contribute to the universal unit activities.+ Assist the RN and interdisciplinary team in evaluating, planning, and implementing plans of care.+ Provide appropriate, direct patient care.+ Give injections, take vital signs, perform basic diagnostic tests, observe patients, dress wounds and administer medication.+ Comply with established medication use policies.+ Observe and record patient's symptoms, condition, and/or reactions to medications and treatments and report results to the RN in charge.+ Instruct and demonstrate care.+ Discuss any patient or family concerns with RN in charge so that issue can be appropriately addressed.+ Identify and communicate learning needs to the unit director.+ Take action to improve knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback or on self-identified developmental needs.+ Suggest and support changes within the department.+ Assume responsibility for assignments and view problems as challenges.+ Demonstrate awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department.**Qualifications**+ Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)+ Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)+ Act 34+ OAPSA+ **UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran**+ Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC's COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.REQNUMBER: 484223201

Keywords: UPMC, Erie , Professional Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN- Franklin, PA, Other , Franklin, Pennsylvania

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