Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 7:00a - 7:00p / 7:00p - 7:00a
Recruiter Contact: Allison Scheetz at [email protected]
**$5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Eligible to those that qualify**
Working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Penn State Health, you are the heart and backbone of patient care. When respect, integrity, teamwork and excellence guide your quality of care, you will be empowered to make an influential difference in the lives of all our patients. #WeAre committed to helping talented LPNs, like you, deepen your expertise and achieve your goals while still performing patient care including: accurately recording vital signs, discussion health concerns, performing testing, administering injections; assisting with procedures and documentation.
The Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN II will provide direct and individualized nursing care to an assigned group of patients under the direction of a registered nurse of provider. The LPN II will observe, report and record medical information and nursing care provided in the electronic medical record. The LPN II will instruct patients and families according to the teaching plans. The LPN II will communicate with the healthcare team to facilitate the coordination of individualized patient care.
4 Acute Care is a 48-bed telemetry acute care unit where nurses work together to care for patients from a variety of medical-surgical specialties including General Neurology and Stoke, Neurosurgery, Trauma, Orthopedics, ENT, and Plastic Surgery. There are also 4 beds dedicated to epilepsy monitoring and care. It’s one of only a few units on the East coast.
Currently licensed to practice as a licensed practical nurse by state of employment or holds a multistate LPN license through the interstate Nurse Licensure Compact.
One (1) year of LPN experience required.
BLS Certification required prior to orientation.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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