Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Rates Starting at $20/hr+ - Vincentian Schenley Gardens (North Oakland)
Vincentian Collaborative System Pittsburgh, PA $20.00/hr+
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Rates Starting at $20.00/hr+

Shift: 3:00pm - 11:30pm, 11pm-7:30am

We currently have a need for a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse at our Vincentian Schenley Gardens community located in the North Oakland area.  According to specific assignment and in accordance with established standards, the Licensed Practical Nurse provides technical nursing care, assists with resident care planning and observation of resident’s condition, and reinforces physician, resident and family instructions.  

It is the duty of all employees to promote and support a resident centered care environment that ensures the treatment of all residents, family members, visitors, fellow employees and customers with kindness, respect, and dignity.

Required Skills: 
  1. Performs individualized personal care for residents in accordance with the established nursing care plan and within scope of licensure.
  2. Collects data, reports and records observation of residents’ condition.
  3. Assists physicians with procedures and examinations.
  4. Assists with admitting, discharging, transporting and transferring residents.
  5. Participates in resident care conferences.
  6. Performs service duties and specific assignments such as cleaning instruments and equipment, collecting specimens, cleaning work areas and replacing supplies.
  7. Attends required continuing education programs and unit staff meetings.
  8. Assists in the orientation of new personnel.
  9. Maintains confidentiality of resident and staff information.
  10. Anticipates and takes action to maintain a safe environment. Incorporates safety/risk management standards into daily work practices.
  11. Performs job functions in a manner that promotes efficient use of resources.
  12. Assumes charge of unit in absence of Registered Nurse, when assigned.

Required Experience:

  1. Current licensure to practice practical nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in good standing or a Temporary Practice Permit required.
  2. Appropriate clinical knowledge of nursing care, significant signs and symptoms of disease, sterile and aseptic techniques, nursing procedures and treatment, and developed skills to provide technical nursing care required.
  3. Current CPR Certification preferred.
  4. Previous experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse in long-term care preferred.


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