Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Agency Nurse
Published on August 26, 2022
Location: Bradford, PA
Position Summary: Responsible for providing nursing services to people with disabilities in Home and Community based settings. Responsible for providing occasional medical guidance and training for all Agency staff.
Standard Schedule: Part-Time, 20 Hours/week w. flexibility; Full-Time, 37.5 Hours/Week
Salary: $20.00 – $25.00 per hour
Immediate Supervisor: Director of In-Home and Community Based Services.
Contact: Brittany Keck, SHRM-CP, Vice-President of Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org, 814-368-4101 Ext. 211, Futures Rehabilitation Center, One Futures Way, Bradford, PA 16701
- Current Pennsylvania LPN license is required; At least one-year nursing experience is required, five-years preferred; experience working with individuals with disabilities, preferred.
- Ensures appropriate medical care to the people we support by: performing skilled nursing duties; providing occasional training, direction and assistance to direct care staff.
- Ability to read and understand Individual Support Plans and schedules. Demonstrate written, verbal and organizational skills. Maintain a professional attitude and appearance. Strong decision-making skills. Must be dependable and flexible. Ability to work in a team environment with all levels of the organizations. Must have reliable transportation.
Physical and Training Requirements:
- Regularly required to sit; frequently required to reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to stand, walk or kneel; the employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
- Will be required to travel.
- Required to complete twenty-four (24) hours of annual training to ensure compliance with State regulations while maintaining State LPN license.
- Must have a valid driver’s license.
- Required to pass a PA State Police criminal record history check and/or FBI criminal record history check if not a resident of PA.
- CPR certification required.
- Will be required to obtain physical and Mantoux (TB) skin test.
- Ability to demonstrate a high level of empathy and sensitivity to the physical and psychological needs of the people we support.
- Ability and willingness to occasionally provide effective instruction and demonstration to staff.
- Ability to maintain and apply current knowledge of ODP, DOH, and other regulations governing medical care delivery to the people we support.
- Ensures consistent and appropriate medical care for the people we support by working with staff and supervisor to assess needs and develop/implement policies, procedures and protocols.
- Read, comprehend and contribute to the development of Individual Support Plans (ISP’s) by gathering and providing medical information to the ISP Team.
- Contributes to providing a safe and healthy environment by monitoring conditions and recommending changes
- Administer medications.
- Provide person-centered supports in home and community-based settings to participants as indicated by the ISP.
- Accurately complete and submit required documentation per program regulations.
- Report incidents per program regulations.
- Assist participants with activities of daily living.
- Participate in professional development and staff meetings.
- Work in cooperation with other community agencies, businesses, and providers as needed.
- Promote, maintain and model behavior that demonstrates respect for others and acknowledges the needs and rights of the participants we support.
- Ensure adherence to confidential, legal and Agency policies and procedures.
- Maintain high professional standards at work with regard to personal behavior and interactions with other staff, individuals, families, businesses and outside agencies.
- This job description may not be all-inclusive and duties may be modified when necessary; employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.