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Float Pool LPN

Company: Bethesda Health
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Bethesda Brings out the Best in Talented, Caring People!
At Bethesda, more than 1,200 employees dedicate their careers to improving the lives of others.
As a team member at Bethesda, you'll enjoy great benefits such as: 403b, daily pay, bonuses, career advancement opportunities, and holiday pay.
Medical, dental, vision, prescription, and life insurance available for regular status full and part time employees.
Summary
Provides basic nursing care by assisting in the assessment of the resident on admission and on an ongoing basis. Remains knowledgeable about and communicates to the appropriate interdisciplinary team (IDT) member any significant change in condition. Accurately documents all assessments. Seeks guidance if unsure of any assessment findings. Answers call lights and/or assists with residents' ADLs as needed. Participates in the care planning process for the resident. Updates the care plan when specific interventions indicate the need for revision. Communicates the plan to the appropriate IDT members along with the residents and their families. Implements necessary and appropriate nursing interventions relevant to the plan of care which includes, but is not limited to, nursing orders, physician orders, residents/families educational and environmental needs. Ensures interventions such as medication administration and treatments are accomplished in a safe and timely manner. Administers IV fluids. Documents interventions accurately and timely. Uses critical thinking skills when dealing with residents' changes in condition. Notifies the physician timely using the SBARR as the communication tool. Maintains composure during any crisis situation such as family dissatisfaction, staff disputes, or inclement weather in a calm and professional manner. Monitors the care of the residents closely to see that the care plan is being delivered effectively. Identifies problem areas and uses the QAPI process to actively address the situation for immediate problem resolution. Remains aware of the status of the residents to quickly identify behavioral changes or other untoward signs or symptoms. Completes, at a minimum, twelve hours of offerings related to nursing related continuing education. Has a commitment to keep current with best nursing practices through knowledge of Bethesda's policies and self-study. Must be able to work at all of the Bethesda Health Group locations in a variety of care settings including Rehab, Long-term Care, Memory Care and Assisted Living. May be asked to work different locations day to day. Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization. Ability to maintain confidentiality. May be assigned other duties as appropriate.
Job Qualifications
- Education from an accredited school of nursing that results in becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse
- Current LPN license in Missouri and Illinois required
- Current CPR/AED Certification required or willing to obtain within six months of employment
- IV certification required
- Two years experience required, three years experience preferred
- Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
- Willing to travel and work at all Bethesda communities
- Long-term care and rehab experience required
- Must be able to assess the basic nursing care needs of the geriatric resident
- Must possess excellent communication skills to interact with residents, visitors, and staff
- Time management and organizational skills required
- Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
- Ability to lift heavy objects using proper lifting techniques and with assistance as necessary
- Ability to transfer and move patients who vary with ability to assist weighing 200+lbs using proper lifting techniques and with assistance as necessary
- Ability to push and pull equipment weighing in excess of 40lbs using proper techniques and with assistance as necessary
- Manual dexterity, coordination and skillful use of hands when working with patient and equipment
- Visual acuity with ability to distinguish color
- Ability to physically perform necessary documentation electronically and in writing
Category: LPN

Keywords: Bethesda Health, Chesterfield , Float Pool LPN, Healthcare , Chesterfield, Missouri

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