REGISTERED NURSE – ERIE, WARREN, CRAWFORD

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LIFE Northwestern Pennsylvania – Sharon, PA

Registered Nurse

Employment type:  Full Time

Shift/Hours:  Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Center is closed nights, weekends, and holidays

Highlights of working for LIFE-NWPA:

  • Excellent work/life balance with a schedule of Monday through Friday dayshift
  • Services provided only to seniors enrolled in the program equals dedicated time with the patient
  • Services provided within outpatient clinic environment, no residential/inpatient care onsite
  • Ability to care for patients without the constraints of health insurance limitations as LIFE pays 100% medical costs for enrolled participants
  • Team approach to care with the following staff/services collaborating onsite with the clinic team: MSW, Dietitian, PT, OT, Activities, Transportation, Personal Care Services, and Wellness
  • No weekday on-call responsibility – weekend on-call once every 15 to 16 weeks (once every 3 to 4 months) – with paid on-call stipend

Responsibilities (include, but not limited to):

  • Collects patient data and completes required forms with appropriate responses
  • Identifies patient’s problems/needs and sets priorities; makes referrals as necessary
  • Working as a team with the Center Manager, Clinical RN Manager, Medical Director, and CRNP, carries out clinical activities including care planning and implementation
  • Participates in Quality Assurance initiatives with the Center Manager, Clinical RN Manager, and Director of Quality Assurance
  • Conducts initial and periodic assessments
  • Communicates participant changes to team members
  • Participates in the coordination of a 24-hour care delivery system
  • Assures all documentation in the medical record are complete
  • Participates in the development of participant’s Plan of Care
  • Share rotating on-call approximately 1 out of every 12 weeks

LIFE-NWPA, a community-based program providing services to seniors allowing them to remain in the community (versus skilled nursing facility), is seeking a Registered Nurse for our Mercer County, Sharon, PA location.  LIFE (Living Independent for the Elderly), known nationally as PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) provides support services to its elite group of seniors, enabling them to safely live in their own homes.

Seniors who chose LIFE-NWPA continue to live in their own homes for as long as possible with the help of an interdisciplinary team instead of having to manage their care by themselves.  LIFE approaches care from a holistic perspective that makes sure that care becomes all-inclusive.

Responsibilities (include, but not limited to):

  • Collects patient data and completes required forms with appropriate responses
  • Identifies patient’s problems/needs and sets priorities; makes referrals as necessary
  • Working as a team with the Center Manager, Clinical RN Manager, Medical Director, and CRNP, carries out clinical activities including care planning and implementation
  • Participates in Quality Assurance initiatives with the Center Manager, Clinical RN Manager, and Director of Quality Assurance
  • Conducts initial and periodic assessments
  • Communicates participant changes to team members
  • Participates in the coordination of a 24-hour care delivery system
  • Assures all documentation in the medical record are complete
  • Participates in the development of participant’s Plan of Care
  • Share rotating on-call approximately 1 out of every 12 weeks

Employment Requirements:

  • Possession of valid Driver’s License and access to own vehicle
  • Successful completion of Pennsylvania Criminal History Check, PA DHS Child Abuse Clearance, Office of Inspector General check, and FBI Fingerprinting for Child Protective Services Law
  • Successful completion of post-offer employment drug screening and physical
  • CPR and First Aid Certification, or willing to obtain at employer’s expense
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with attention to detail

Education:

  • Post-Secondary education: ASN or BSN

Benefits:

  • 8 paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Up to 3% pay increase annually
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision benefits with employer contribution (pre-taxable savings)
  • Retirement Plan with 100% employer match after 1 year of service (pre-taxable savings)
  • Free Life and AD&D insurance plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (pre-taxable savings)
  • Aflac
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Group Voluntary Term Life Insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents
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May 26, 2022