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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Per Diem

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Per Diem

Job ID 
68256
Location 
US-PA-Hummelstown
Experience (Years) 
1
Category 
Healthcare Support - Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides
Street Address 
1135 Old West Chocolate Ave
Company 
Penn State Health Rehab Hospital
Position Type 
Per Diem
Recruiter email address 
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Overview

Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital

*A Joint Venture with Select Medical and Penn State Health* 

 

Hummelstown, PA

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Per Diem 

 

At Penn State Hershey Rehabilitation Hospital our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team.

 

Responsibilities

Position Summary

 

A licensed practical/vocational nurse provides direct patient care and functions as a part of the nursing team under the direction of a Registered Nurse.  The role and scope of function is determined by the degree to which professional judgment is required to perform a particular function or procedure.  The delegation of tasks or functions to the LPN/LVN is the prerogative of the RN within the scope of the State Nurse Practice Act.

Qualifications

Specific Duties

  • Participates in data gathering and history-taking as a component of the overall Interdisciplinary Assessment Admission that is performed by the RN.
  • Assists the Registered Nurse in formulating the nursing plan of care, which includes goals and prescribed action for goal achievement, and carrying out the plan of care on a day to day basis.
  • Performs nursing care to assist patients with activities of daily living, including bathing, hygiene, dressing, toileting, and transfers.

Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

  • Current state licensure as LPN/LVN required.
  • Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.
  • Previous experience preferred.