EPR -RN - Home Health -PRN St. Luke's Hospital - Chesterfield, MO
Company: St. Luke's Hospital
Posted on: January 7, 2022
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
2. Acts as resident liaison and advocate. 10% 3. Assures proper
a. Monthly summaries
b. Care Plans
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
i. Provides resident education j. Conducts resident care
k. Draws labs/specimen collection
l. Performs EKG's m. Performs CAPD
n. Administers respiratory treatments i.e., pulse oximetry, Nebs,
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
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
b. Orients new employees c. Participates in performance monitoring
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.
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:
The most significant of duties are included, but this does not
exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental
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
We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of
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
We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and
We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and
FACES - Friendly - Available - Caring - Efficient - Safe
Communication Standards: Promotes and provides courteous and
effective communication with internal and external customers.
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