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LPN - PRN - Day Shift - Surrey Place Nursing

Company: St Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield MO
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Posting DetailsJoin our team at St. Luke's Surrey Place, a Best Nursing Home for Short-Stay Rehab by U.S. News & World Report. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/ vision, matched 401k, loan forgiveness and tuition reimbursement.DescriptionSummary: Performs the primary functions of a Licensed Practical Nurse. 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.Job Duties: 1. Directs all care to team members 5%a. Assists with scheduling/coordinating treatments with all disciplines2. Acts as resident liaison and advocate. 5%3. Assures proper documentation 20%a. Monthly summariesb. Care Plansc. MDSd. Narcotic CTS.e. Documentation assessments.4. Participates in discharge planning 10%a. Attends care plan meetingsb. Identifies home educational needs.c. Instructs and educates residents/significant other to diet meals, activities, etc.5. Assures orders are processed as follows 6%a. Checks and signs off ordersb. Accepts telephone orders from MD/s officesc. Processes monthly orders6. Makes initial and continuous resident assessment: 6%a. Communicates the interpretation of lab data, EKG's, etc. b. Consults with doctorc. Makes residents roundsd. Manages residents in house transfer through systeme. Reviews drug therapy f. Assess ADL'sg. Coordinates administering of treatments between disciplines. 7. Coordinates all aspects of resident care, including planning, intervention, education and evaluation: 20%a. Inserts/maintains NG tubeb. Performs IV insertions, trouble shooting, maintenancec. Performs suture removald. Performs drain removal/maintains drainse. Participates in stat team responsef. Participates in all fire drillsg. Provides resident educationh. Conducts resident care conferencesi. Draws labs/specimen collectionj. Performs EKG'sk. Performs CAPDl. Administers respiratory treatment's, ie: pulse oximetry, Nebs, oxygenm. Assist residents with ADL's, treatment ambulation n. Shift reporto. Knowledge of accessing variety of central lines 8. Performs other resident care activities to include: 10%a. Applying slings/binders/bracesb. V.S.c. Sterile/aseptic dressing changesd. Insertion of Foley catheterse. Complex skin caref. Giving enemasg. Applies restraintsh. Checks emergency equipmentI. Collects CQI dataj. Measures for/applies TED hosek. Assist with feeding.l. Trach care/suctioning9. Performs supervisory duties 10%a. Supervises care team membersb. Supervises studentsc. Interprets Surrey Place policy for team membersd. Participates in various nursing or interdisciplinary. committees PRNe. Assists in providing adequate staffingf. Participates in roundsg. Participates with standards development10. Oversees the education of staff 5%a. Develops and educates staffb. Orients new employeesc. Participates in performance monitoring (peer review)d. Maintains core and unit specific competencies11. Performs other duties as assigned. 3%The most significant of duties are included but this does not exclude work assignments not mentioned or developmental duties.EducationCurrent licensure as a practical nurse in the State of Missouri.Successful completion of a State Board approved IV course of instruction within 6 months of employment.ExperienceLong-term and or Medicare experience helpful.Working ConditionsEmployee is required to stand and walk frequently (34-66% of the time). Employee must lift/carry frequently Employee may be required to lift over 100 lbs with assistance. Employee is frequently required to bend, squat, kneel and reach forward occasionally (1-33% of the time). Employee is required to use one or both hands for simple grasping, pushing/pulling and fine manipulation. Employee is occasionally exposed to the following environmental conditions: Temperature changes, dust, noise, fumes, electrical hazards, and CRT terminal work. Employee may be exposed to blood/air borne pathogens.Verbal and cognitive abilities are necessary. Motor coordination and manual dexterity are required. Speech, hearing and visual acuity are essential. Work shifts may vary to meet specific patient care demands. Employee must demonstrate an ability to work with people tactfully and exhibit qualities of sound judgment.Job Relationships: Member of a comprehensive healthcare team, including other healthcare providers, the patient, the patient's family and significant others.Mission/ValuesMISSIONFaithful 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.VISIONAs an independent healthcare network, we create healthy communities in the region through our commitment to high quality, safe and personalized services.CORE VALUESHuman DignityWe accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of passionWe respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were members of our family.JusticeWe honor each person's rights and responsibilities in light of the common good.ExcellenceWe set and strive to attain high standards of performance and continuous improvement.StewardshipWe 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.

Keywords: St Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield MO, Chesterfield , LPN - PRN - Day Shift - Surrey Place Nursing, Healthcare , Chesterfield, Missouri

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