LPN Personal Care - Pennswood Village

 

LPN Personal Care, Full-Time

Pennswood Village
Newtown, PA

HOURS Full Time, 80 hours bi-weekly, Every other weekend and some holidays required. Competitive salary. Health, dental, RX, life insurance, short term disability and generous paid time off package offered after 90 days. Other benefits include a retirement plan w/matching contributions, free use of our indoor pools and gym, and discounted meals in our Cafe. 
EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
SHIFT Evenings
LOCATION Pennswood Village  
POSITION REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited practical nursing program.
  • Licensed to practice as an LPN in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Additional education in physical assessment.

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Prior experience in geriatrics preferred.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Able to meet the physical demands of the position, i.e., lifting a minimum of 20 lbs., bending, transferring of patients. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

DESCRIPTION

 

The LPN is authorized to take any reasonable action necessary to carry out the responsibility delegated to her/him so long as such action does not deviate from established policy and practice as defined by Pennswood Village and the current Pennsylvania LPN Practice Act in the supervision of and delivery of health care services in the Personal Care Nursing Facility.

 

Apply the nursing process to patients and their families in the Health Center and to residents and their families in their homes to provide for their health care needs. Participate in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the individual patient plan of care as a part of the interdisciplinary team. Maintain accurate and objective written and oral communication. Function as a professional LPN under the direct supervision of the RN in charge or, in the absence of an RN, function as the nurse in charge. Carry out professional responsibilities both independently and in collaboration with other staff. Plan and manage patient care assignments. Provide demonstration, supervision and evaluation of care given by nurse aides and the orientation of new staff. Participate in the development of the patient care policies and the standards of nursing practices. Establish safe and accurate working habits in the delivery of individual patient care. Consistently seek to extend professional knowledge and improve skills. Maintain and ensure the personal rights of all patients through knowledge and leadership in advocating the Patient's Bill of Rights. Actively participate in monitoring the medical alert and fire alarm systems. Perform clinical laboratory procedures.

 

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Pennswood Village is a nationally respected Senior Living Community for people 65 and over. Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Bucks County, PA, Pennswood is a dynamic community designed for individuals who want a lifestyle with independent services and health care choices on one site.

Our campus is rich with opportunities for physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual growth with ongoing activities and educational programs. Nearby historic Newtown offers fine shops and restaurants. Philadelphia, Princeton and New York City are within easy access.

Our attractive 311 garden apartments come in a variety of sizes from studio through two-bedroom with den. They include all the amenities you would expect, dining options, as well as weekly housekeeping and maintenance.

Our employees at Pennswood Village are our most important resource and we continuously endeavor to be an employer of choice. Pennswood employees appreciate the lively community environment. They enjoy the interaction with residents and fellow employees.

We value a high-quality work experience for staff by encouraging and supporting our employees in continuing their personal and professional education. Our Quaker values show us our lives together are enriched through diversity - we welcome women and men of all races, colors, religions, national origins, and sexual orientations.  


Interested parties may apply online. Click here.