United Methodist Homes is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status.
The Charge Nurse (RN/LPN) provides direct nursing care to residents and supervises the nursing tasks and activities performed by certified nurse aides and other nursing department non-licensed staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal and state regulations and laws. The ideal candidate is licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of PA and has a working knowledge of pharmacology and good leadership skills. Experience working with an elderly population is preferred.
Note: Licensed Practical Nurses must perform tasks only within the LPN scope of practice and must obtain direction of a Registered Professional Nurse whenever needed. A Registered Professional Nurse must at all times be on the premises.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to function independently throughout the workday; may push, pull, or move supplies on carts weighing up to 150 pounds as required; occasionally bends, stoops, kneels, lifts, climbs stairs, reaches above or below shoulder height, and carries supplies and equipment weighing approximately 25 pounds; lifts up to 50 pounds; spends 100% of the day indoors with approximately 40% of time spent walking, 40% standing, and 20% sitting; communicates verbally and in writing with residents, families, co-workers, and the public.
Hours: Weekend Block Program
This program is a scheduling alternative at the United Methodist Homes. Participants receive no employee benefits, no shift differential, bonuses or other pay. Participant is required to work 10 weekends in a 12-week period and will receive a bonus weekend (paid weekend off) for working the 10 weekends according to an established schedule.
There are two scheduling options available in this program: