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Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Healthcare Coordinator

Company: Lutheran SeniorLife
Location: Zelienople
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Rates starting at $24.50 per hour.Flourish in a place you can be proud of. At Lutheran SeniorLife, you can proudly go to work every day, knowing you're an important part of a well-run organization with the highest standards. Your efforts are what help us achieve our great reputation for quality care, facilities and staff. Together we'll grow and sustain this rewarding, enriching environment for both seniors and employees.The Health Care Coordinator (HCC) position has primary responsibility for clinical oversight and management of resident care during their shift of operation. The HCC shall be a professionally licensed nurse (RN or LPN) and shall exercise clinical judgement in emergency and routine situations within the constraints of the Nurse Practice Act. Additional responsibilities include contributing professional clinical expertise for the health promotion program for residents.This program includes the sessions for residents which promote self-care and management of chronic diseases and disease prevention. Focusing on increased self care for residents, the HCC is a resource and teacher for Resident Coordinators, Resident Assistants and residents. The HCC works cooperatively with interdisciplinary staff and in conjunction with the Case Manager, Program Manager and Associate Director. The HCC is responsible to the Case Manager, PCHome Administrator or the Healthcare Manager of Passavant Retirement Community for the performance of this position.In partnership with LeadingAge PA, Careers to Love PA campaign to raise the profile of careers in the growing field of senior care.Qualifications:Graduate of RN or LPN-approved nursing school with current PA license.Minimum of 2 years practical application of professional skills in either med-surg environment or working with frail elderlypersons.Working knowledge of common chronic conditions prevalent in the elderly population, as well as commonlyprescribed medications/protocols and potential interactions and adverse reactions.Effective with group process; demonstrated supervisory skills, leadership, delegations, and evaluation of caregivers. Passes competency testing.Lutheran SeniorLife and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers.In accordance with the Rule issued by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Service, all employees are required to either (1) establish they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19; or (2) obtain an approved exemption/accommodation through Lutheran SeniorLife for a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates the vaccination, or on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance.Typical Work Hours: Various Shifts available Shift: Varies

Keywords: Lutheran SeniorLife, Pittsburgh , Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Healthcare Coordinator, Healthcare , Zelienople, Pennsylvania

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