Job Opening: Staff Nurse / Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Department: Fair Acres
Posting Date: May 5, 2023
Shifts: Full-time, Per diem
When you join Fair Acres, you will be joining the largest skilled nursing facility in Delaware County. Owned and operated by the County of Delaware, we are proud to offer our residents long term care, short term rehabilitation, respite care and hospice services on a beautiful 210-acre campus.
Fair Acres offers competitive compensation, great benefits including a pension, a pleasant working environment, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others!
As a Staff Nurse, you will deliver safe and therapeutic nursing care using the Nursing Process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act, DOH Regulations, State Regulations and the policies and procedures of Fair Acres.
Is confident and flexible in ability to practice nursing on any unit throughout the facility, and maintains a clean, safe, and orderly environment.
Maintains open, professional communication with the Unit Manager, Nursing Supervisor, residents, visitors and employees.
Supports the goals and objectives of the Nursing Department and Administration of Fair Acres and participates on committees as requested.
Ensures effective organization of assignments by establishing priorities and setting goals.
Evaluates and reports all significant symptoms, reactions, and changes in a resident’s condition.
Records pertinent information and assures the continuity of accurate and timely documentation to facilitate communication among services.
Performs nursing functions, such as:
Administration of medications and treatments
Activities of daily living
Rehabilitative techniques to restore and/or maintain resident independence
Maintains standard precautions.
Provides end of life care.
Participates and monitors the TAPS program.
Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary health care team in providing quality care, and documentation of resident goals.
Promotes and models a cooperative team effort among staff and peers.
Maintains and ensures resident and staff confidentiality to be compliant HIPAA.
Participates in Staff Development programs as mandated by Fair Acres and seeks additional self-enrichment and professional growth through continuing education.
Ensures correct use of equipment and supplies, and notifies appropriate departments when maintenance is required.
Assumes other duties as deemed necessary by the Unit Manager and/or Nursing Supervisor.
Graduate from an accredited nursing program
Current Pennsylvania LPN license
Recent graduates are encouraged to apply for full-time positions.
Per Diem nurse role requires minimum 1 year acute or long-term care experience
Choice between two health insurance plans
Retirement savings options, including pension
Low-cost life insurance plan
Paid vacation plus 16 paid holidays
Discount at Rocky Run YMCA
Corporate discounts through TicketsatWork
To apply, please fill out our online application form.
Fair Acres Geriatric Center is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, train and promote without discrimination due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation or disability.