Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse - Blair and Huntingdon Counties
Posted on: May 30, 2021
UPMC is hiring a
full-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for pediatric homecare in
Blair and Huntingdon counties. Travel is reimbursed at
the federal mileage reimbursement
***This position is eligible for a generous
$2,000 sign on Bonus. Please apply for more
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
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
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
- Promote personal
and co-worker safety during work duties.
- Provides direct
nursing service in accordance with Agency policies and
- Provides assigned
pediatric nursing care to children and families in a private duty
home setting using a family centered care
- Performs approved
nursing procedures and treatments as ordered.
- Identify and
reports findings to the Pediatric Home Connection Clinical Case
- 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
support of Agency mission and philosophy in delivery of
- Maintain and
protect client, family and Agency
- Graduate of a Practical Nurse
Program accredited by NLN required.
- One year of pediatric work
- Access to transportation in the
Agency service area with a valid Pennsylvania driver's license and
auto liability insurance.
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
complete licensure examination within FOUR MONTHS of hire or within
one year of graduation, whichever comes first.
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.
- Automotive Insurance
- Basic Life Support (BLS) OR
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Driver's License
- 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
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