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EPR -RN - Home Health -PRN St. Luke's Hospital - Chesterfield, MO

Company: St. Luke's Hospital
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Details: $75 per hour. Description:

Performs the primary functions of a registered professional in evaluating a designated group of residents in accordance with all established Nursing standards and hospital policies. Is responsible for managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment on the unit and for promoting team work with all members of the health care team. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission and values.

% Of Time Spent Job Duties:

1. Directs all care to team members 10%

a. Assists with scheduling/coordinating treatments with all disciplines

2. Acts as resident liaison and advocate. 10% 3. Assures proper documentation 10%

a. Monthly summaries

b. Care Plans

c. MDS

d. Narcotic CTS.

e. Documentation assessments.

4. Participates in discharge planning 10%

a. Attends care plan meetings

b. Identifies home educational needs. c. Instructs and educates residents/significant other to diet meals, activities, etc.

5. Assures orders are processed as follows 10%

a. Checks and signs off orders

b. Accepts telephone orders from MD/s offices

c. Processes monthly orders 6. Makes initial and continuous resident assessment: 10%

a. Communicates the interpretation of lab data, EKG's, etc.

b. Consults with doctor c. Makes residents rounds

d. Manages residents in house transfer through system

e. Reviews drug therapy

f. Assess ADL's

g. Coordinates administering of treatments between disciplines.

7. Coordinates all aspects of resident care, including planning, intervention, education and evaluation: 10%

a. Inserts/maintains NG tube

b. Performs IV insertions, trouble shooting, maintenance

c. Accesses and flushes ports.

d. Performs IV push meds

e. Performs suture removal

f. Performs drain removal/maintains drains.

g. Participates in stat team response h. Participates in all fire drills

i. Provides resident education j. Conducts resident care conferences

k. Draws labs/specimen collection

l. Performs EKG's m. Performs CAPD

n. Administers respiratory treatments i.e., pulse oximetry, Nebs, oxygen

o. Assist residents with ADL treatment ambulation

p. Shift report

q. Knowledge of accessing variety of central lines.

8. Performs other resident care activities to include 10% a. Applying slings/binders/braces b. V.S. c. Sterile/aseptic dressing changes d. Insertion of Foley catheters e. Complex skin care f. Giving enemas g. Applies restraints h. Checks emergency equipment

i. Collects CQI data

j. Measures for/applies TED hose k. Assist with feeding. l. Trach care/suctioning 9. Performs supervisory duties 10%

a. Supervises care team members b. Supervises students c. Interprets Surrey Place policy for team members d. Participates in various nursing or interdisciplinary committees PRN e. Assists in providing adequate staffing f. Participates in rounds

g. Participates with standards development

10.Oversees the education of staff 4% a. Develops and educates staff

b. Orients new employees c. Participates in performance monitoring (peer review)

d. Maintains core and unit specific competencies

11.RN's on centralized IV therapy team will participate by: 3%

a.Inserting/discontinuing picc lines

b.Inserting landmark catheters.

12.Performs other duties as assigned. 3%

Nursing Degree Required
License - Certification - Registration (Text Only): Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Missouri Required. Experience:

One year experience required. Prefer Medical - Surgical and/or Geriatric Nursing experience. The assessment, care and treatment provided by the staff will be consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient. The staff is competent to care for patient age groups including the adult and geriatric patient.
Reporting Relationships (Text Only): Job Relationships: Member of a comprehensive healthcare team, including other health care providers, the patient, the patient's family, and significant others. Takes direction from: Nurse Manager, Director of Nursing Provides direction to: Patient and family Supervised by: Nurse Manager, Director of Nursing Working Conditions:

Employee is required to walk continuously and sit occasionally. Employee must lift/carry a light (1-20 lbs.) medium (21-50 lbs.) load occasionally and heavy ( 50lbs. +) load frequently. Employee may be required to lift over 100 lbs with assistance. Employee is frequently required to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, climb, lift waist to overhead. Employee is occasionally required to reach forward and reach overhead. For repetitive action, employee is required to use both hands for simple grasping and pushing/pulling. Employee is occasionally exposed to electrical hazards and CRT terminal work. Verbal and cognitive ability, as well as motor coordination and manual dexterity are required. Speech, hearing, and near-visual acuity are required. May be needed to work any shift due to 24-hour day, 7 days per week operation. May be required to work on other patient care units as needed. Employee is frequently exposed to blood borne pathogens.

(Occasionally: 1-33%, Frequently: 34-66%, Continuously: 67-100%)

The most significant of duties are included, but this does not exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental duties.


Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke's is dedicated to improving the health of the communities we serve.

Using talents and resources responsibly, we provide high quality, safe care with compassion, professional excellence and respect for each other and those we serve.


As an independent healthcare network, we create healthy communities in the region through our commitment to high quality, safe and personalized services.


Human Dignity

We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of God.


We respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were members of our family.


We honor each person's rights and responsibilities in light of the common good.


We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and continuous improvement.


We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and integrity.

FACES - Friendly - Available - Caring - Efficient - Safe Communication Standards: Promotes and provides courteous and effective communication with internal and external customers.

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