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22-004 Licensed Practical Nurse

Southwest Behavioral Care, Inc. - Behavioral Health | Greensburg, PA | Full Time

Job Description

SOUTHWEST BEHAVIORAL CARE, INC.

JOB VACANCY NOTICE

 POSITION:    Licensed Practical Nurse-40 hr. work week (Full-Time)                                                    PAY GRADE:  12

                 Enhanced Personal Care Home-Greensburg, PA  

 

WAGE:  $35,214 (with an excellent benefits package and other incentives!)

 

→Agency paid health & dental plans.                                                →Retirement savings plan with Agency match.

→Paid holidays.                                                                                       →Generous paid time off plans.

→Opportunity for growth and advancement.                                 →Tuition discounts with participating colleges/universities.

 

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                              

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse is a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and is licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The Licensed Practical Nurse provides patient care in the home under the direction of a Registered Nurse and Supervisor, within the parameters established by State and Federal Regulatory Agencies and the Policies
  • Reports changes in the patient's condition to the primary nurse and appropriate supervisor.
  • Monitor’s patient progress and environment on an ongoing basis and completes and submits reports and recommendations of monitoring.
  • Completes all required documentation including clinical, statistical, interdisciplinary 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 service providers noted in the patient's clinical record.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Participates in resident 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.

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QUALIFICATIONS:                     

  • Graduate of an approved Practical Nurse Program
  • Current and valid LPN licensure to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • 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.
  • Ability to lift medical and office supplies weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to assist physically limited patients, when treatment dictates, weighing an average of 150 pounds.
  • Ability to transport oneself and regularly travel to various patients' homes and facilities
  • Must have reliable transportation and automobile insurance.

 

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#22-004.

 

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