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SSM Health LPN- Rheumatology & Sleep Medicine in Saint Charles, Missouri

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As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will learn ways to adapt to care and adjust to different treatment plans for patients’ evolving needs. As an advocate for each patient, you will be completing patient care, accurately identifying each patient through use of two patient ID methods, and using best judgement to determine patient needs. The work can be demanding as well as emotionally rewarding.

If the needs, wants, and goals of each patient matter to you… then we’d love to learn more!Please fill out your application today.

Office Hours range from 8:00AM-4:30PM Monday- Friday

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients and ensures the well-being of patients.

  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.

  • Performs laboratory tests and therapeutic services.

  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling and running.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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