UPMC Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse - Huntingdon and Mifflin Counties, Part-time in Lewistown, Pennsylvania
UPMC is hiring a part-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to support the pediatric homecare department. This role will covering areas of Mifflin and Huntingdon counties.
Travel is reimbursed at the federal mileage reimbursement rate.
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.
Make a true impact in your community where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.
Provide high quality private duty nursing care to children and their families within the confines of the Pennsylvania state licensing laws in accordance with Agency policies and procedures and Agency code of ethics. This will be done in a manner consistent with efficiency, cost effectiveness and regulatory compliance.
Self assess educational needs and initiate plan to maintain/attain pediatric clinical competencies.
Promote personal and co-worker safety during work duties.
Provides direct nursing service in accordance with Agency policies and procedures.
Provides assigned pediatric nursing care to children and families in a private duty home setting using a family centered care approach.
Performs approved nursing procedures and treatments as ordered.
Identify and reports findings to the Pediatric Home Connection Clinical Case Manager.
Document and communicate observations, nursing care and evaluation through reports and records.
Adheres to Agency and standard principles of infection control.
Follows the mutually agreed upon plan of care.
Participates in continuing education programs, clinical conferences, quality assurance and quality improvement activities.
Endeavor to achieve and maintain quality and customer satisfaction in the delivery of services to internal/external customers.
Demonstrates support of Agency mission and philosophy in delivery of services.
Maintain and protect client, family and Agency confidentiality.
Graduate of a Practical Nurse Program accredited by NLN required.
One year pediatric work experience preferred.
Access to transportation in the Agency service area with valid Pennsylvania driver's license and auto liability insurance.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Registered, certified or licensed as required by state law for the profession.
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
Must complete licensure examination within FOUR MONTHS of hire or within one year of graduation, whichever comes first.
Though temporary permits are valid for one year from the date of graduation, not one year from issue of permit (or until the results of the examination are known at which time it becomes null and void), UPMC requires that GNs take the licensure examination within 4 months of their start date or they will be terminated or demoted from the GN position, at the discretion of the BU.
Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP)
Act 33 with renewal
Act 34 with renewal
Act 73 FBI Clearance
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran