Licensed Practical Nurse-Rehab (Carlisle)
Posted on: July 21, 2021
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delivering the best care possible? Do you want to make a difference
in the lives of your patients? Answer your calling while building
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- Assure equipment malfunctions are
reported to the appropriate department. Establish appropriate and
effective communication strategies. Establish professional and
respectful interpersonal relationships. Participate in health care
conferences. Contribute to the universal unit activities including,
but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones,
passing meal trays and transporting patients.
- 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. Communicate effectively with
patients and families about hospital stay and home care concerns.
Instruct and demonstrate care. Discuss any patient or family
concerns with RN in charge so that issue can be appropriately
addressed. Perform assigned work in a timely and productive manner.
Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient
care and hospital-related information. Comply with safety policies
and procedures including standard precautions.
- Maintain current CPR certification
at Health Care Provider level. Constructively receive feedback and
direction. 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. Serve
as a resource for staff and other disciplines. Serve as a preceptor
for new staff members. Request assistance and reviews relevant
policies and procedures prior to performing new or challenging
skills. Request assistance to help in planning and prioritizing
activities as needed. Participate in self-review as requested by
unit director. Participate in project and committee
- Suggest and support changes within
the department. Assume responsibility for assignment and view
problems as challenges. Demonstrate awareness of behavior on the
efficient functioning of the department.
Completion of a Practical Nursing
Program approved by the State Board of Nursing. Excellent
communication skills necessary to effectively interact with
patients, family members, visitors and staff members. Basic
computer skills necessary to input patient care orders and medical
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Assure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate
department. Establish appropriate and effective communication
strategies. Establish professional and respectful interpersonal
relationships. Participate in health care conferences. Contribute
to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to,
responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and
- Basic Life Support (BLS) OR
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Licensed Practical Nurse
- Act 33 with renewal
- Act 34 with renewal
- Act 73 FBI Clearance with
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer.
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