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20-169 Licensed Practical Nurse

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!

 

POSITION:      Licensed Practical Nurse (Part-Time)

                          LTSR Program

                          Butler, PA

 

PAY GRADE:         12

 

WAGE:                   $16.55 (Opportunity for advancement with the agency)

 

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.

 

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA.    POSTING#20-169.

 

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