Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) LPN Home Care Services in Festus, Missouri
We're a Little Different Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service. We don't believe in jobs at Company , we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. At Company , you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow. Responsible for providing skilled nursing services to patients in their homes under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse. Must assess, plan, implement and evaluate patients needs and care. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Company Service Standards. Provides skilled nursing care to patients which includes physical assessment and assessing the patient mentally and physically on each visit and reporting to the supervising RN when appropriate. Implements the plan of care as established by the RN and the interdisciplinary team and works toward those established goals. Evaluates effectiveness of the care plan and communicates frequently with the supervising RN regarding need for updating care plan. Performs procedures and treatments with proper techniques and complies with standard nursing policies and procedures. Uses equipment properly to administer prescribed treatments. Practices cost containment with time and supplies. Instructs and explains plan of care to patient and family, teaching as needed to encourage self care. Coordinates with additional services and community resources as appropriate. Plans and prepares patient and family for discharge. Consults Physician, RN, patient, caregiver and other health care professionals regarding coordination and treatment, goal development and response to treatment. Reports on above to RN and at patient care conferences. Identifies needs for other disciplines. Charts medications, procedures and treatments accurately and completely. Documents care, condition, noticeable changes and vital signs completely, accurately and in a timely manner and instructions given. Completes all required paperwork within the required time and delivers to the appropriate office. Assess home situation for possible patient abuse. Participates in Quality Improvement activities, inservices, patient care conferences, workshops, and seminars. Assumes responsibility for continuing education and maintaining current knowledge. Assist with orientation and training of other staff members.QUALIFICATIONS: Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Company . That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications: * Qualification 1: Current LPN license in the state of Missouri. * Qualification 2: Must be a licensed driver. Experience: One year nursing experience required.Certification/Registration: IV certification required. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.Experience: Community health/hospice experience preferred. Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply. Jefferson County, Festus, Crystal City, Practical Nurse #CBE M*E.EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransEmployer's Job# 785679Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.