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RN/LPN (3pm-11pm shift)

Woods Langhorne Full-Time
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Overview

This position is on the 3pm-11pm shift.

Provides normalized, therapeutic and preventative nursing care to clients within the scope of the Pennsylvania Nurse Law and in accordance with licensing standards and Woods Services Policies and Procedures.  Prepares and administers medications as ordered by Woods’ physicians in accordance with Woods’ Medication Procedures.



Responsibilities

  • Provides normalized, therapeutic and preventative nursing care to clients within the scope of the Pennsylvania Nurse Law and in accordance with licensing standards and Woods Services Policies and Procedures.
  • Prepares and administers medications as ordered by Woods’ physicians in accordance with Woods’ Medication Procedures.
  • Reports therapeutic effectiveness of medication with pertinent data and any observed side effects or relevant laboratory values to Woods’ physicians.
  • Documents evaluations in the medical chart and on all appropriate reports, forms, graphs, etc.
  • Participates in continuing education relevant to the area of nursing.
  • Obtains minimum of 24 hours in-service training per year.
  •  Obtains CPR certification yearly, First Aid certification every three years, and other mandatory in-services.
  • Conducts in-services as a resource person regarding health issues for other staff persons.
  • Provides health teaching to clients as necessary.
  • Attends nurses’ meetings/in-services and serves on committees when requested.
  • Covers units other than scheduled assignment when necessary for campus wide coverage.
  • Rotates coverage of school programs.
  • Carries beeper/radio for school and back-up coverage.
  • Assists with emergencies.
  • Maintains medical equipment in units, assesses functioning of emergency equipment monthly and after use, and reports any malfunctioning equipment immediately.
  • Assists in orientation of new nursing employees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  • Ability to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team, strong organizational skills, excellent written/oral communication skills.
  • Current licensure as RN or LPN in PA.
  • Current driver's license and vehicle required.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Physical assessment skills preferred.
  • Must be able to lift/transfer a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • One year of experience in direct nursing care preferred.
  • Experience with developmental disabilities preferred.

 

Recommended skills

Nursing
Emergency Handling
Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse Certified
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
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Woods is a leading advocacy and service organization for people with exceptional challenges, disabilities and complex needs.

We were founded a century ago by visionary Mollie Woods with two simple goals – to advance the quality of life and standard of care for individuals with disabilities. She gained international recognition for her groundbreaking work in helping children with exceptional needs experience the joy of achievement and lead fulfilling lives.

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