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Lancaster General Health LPN Suburban Pavilion-Senior Services (40 hours/week, 1st shift) in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

7290 SOP-Senior Services

Supervisory Organization

Senior Services Patient Care

Grade

G10

Summary

40 hours/week. 1st shift. 8:30 am-5:00 pm with occasional 9:00 am -5:30 pm., Monday thru Friday, no weekends or holidays.

Possibility of doing 10 hour shifts, 7:30 am-6:00 pm, after orientation.

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POSITION SUMMARY: Provides patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse and within the auspices of the licensure. Patient care includes care to patients in the following age groups: adolescent (13 through 18 years), adult (19 through 64 years) and geriatric (65 years and above).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Gathers relevant patient information pertinent for the nursing assessment and assists the RN in developing and modifying the plan of care.

  • Organizes and implements designated nursing interventions and basic patient hygiene and comfort measures.

  • Assists physicians with implementing the medical treatment regime.

  • Evaluates and reports to the RN the status of, and changes in the patient's condition.

  • Documents pertinent information and nursing actions and outcomes in the medical record.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse, issued by a program for practical nursing accredited by the PA State Board of Nursing

  • CPR Certification required

  • One (1) year of hospital/clinical experience preferred.

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, at http://lancastergeneralhealth.org/LGH/ a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), at https://www.pennmedicine.org/ is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare) . Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.

Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region . Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.

A four time designated Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties. It is also one of only seven hospitals in the country with all of the following distinctions:

5 Star Rating on Medicare.gov Hospital Compare

Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals 2017 at https://www.healthgrades.com/hospital-directory/pennsylvania-pa/lancaster-general-hospital-hgst7169e6a6390100

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A

US News List of High Performing Hospitals at https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/pa/lancaster-general-hospital-6231120

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