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1926 - LPN

The CARE Center, Inc. | Butler , PA | Part Time

Job Description


THE CARE CENTER, INC.

JOB VACANCY NOTICE

Become a leader…Become an innovator…Make a difference in your community and join the premier

nonprofit human services company in the region. Come join our team and build a career with SPHS!

SPHS continues to be a leader in the human services field for over 50 years and counting, providing a

wide variety of services throughout Butler, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties.


POSITION: Licensed Practical Nurse (Part-Time)

LTSR Program

Butler, PA


PAY GRADE: 12


WAGE: $16.55 (as a minimum)


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Reports changes in the patient's condition to the primary nurse and to the appropriate supervisor.

• Monitors patient progress and environment on an ongoing basis and completes and submits the

reports and recommendations.

• Completes all required documentation including clinical, statistical, inter-disciplinary

communications, patient care documentation, and other medical information in an accurate and

timely manner.

• Participates in interdisciplinary conferences, communications and documents all contacts with other

services in the patient's clinical record.

• Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.

• Participates in client or community education/informational programs and events as required.

• Maintains contact and serves as a patient advocate with appropriate medical professionals as

required by the patient's needs and treatment.

• Performs other related duties as may be necessary or required to ensure

patient safety, quality treatment, and successful operation of the program.

• Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal

and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.


QUALIFICATIONS:

• Graduate of an approved Practical Nurse Program.

• Licensed as a Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

• Ability to transport oneself in an insured vehicle, as program needs dictate.

• Ability to understand and carry out directions/instructions.

• One year of experience in an acute care or skilled care facility or previous home health care

experience preferred.

• Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance

from the PA Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance.

• Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care

program.



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