Licensed Practical Nurse - Full Time

The Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs a range of assigned nursing tasks and procedures under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. ?In addition the position is responsible for:



  • Providing direct patient care to inpatients


  • Observing patient behavior, vital signs, symptoms, responses to treatment and reports findings to Registered Nurse


  • Carrying out the patient's plan of care


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Benefits

To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.? For more information on available benefits, please click here.

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What types of patients will you care for? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our nurses can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients with a variety of diagnosis such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.

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We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.? We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.

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Helping you become a better nurse is critical to our success - You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.

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Job Code: 100118



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License or Certification:



  • Current LPN/LVN licensure appropriate to state regulations


  • CPR certification


Education, Training and Years of Experience:



  • One year experience in inpatient medical surgical or general hospital setting preferred


  • Rehabilitation experience preferred


Machines, Equipment Used:



  • General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer


Physical Requirements:



  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate


  • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. ?Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements


  • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking


  • Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment


Address: 550 West College Avenue, Pleasant Gap 16823-8808
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1721273
Company Description:

About HealthSouth


HealthSouth is the nation’s largest owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in terms of revenues, number of hospitals, and patients treated and discharged. Operating in 28 states across the country and in Puerto Rico, HealthSouth serves patients through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation satellite clinics and home health agencies. HealthSouth’s hospitals provide a higher level of rehabilitative care to patients who are recovering from conditions such as stroke and other neurological disorders, orthopedic, cardiac and pulmonary conditions, brain and spinal cord injuries, and amputations. HealthSouth can be found on the Web at www.healthsouth.com.




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