LPN
Job Details
Experienced
SWOPE RIDGE GERIATRIC CENTER - Kansas City, MO
N/A
Full-Time/Part-Time
2 Year Degree
$23.00 - $27.00 Hourly
Undisclosed
Undisclosed
Health Care
Description

Essential duties and responsibilities:  

  • Provides routine care to the resident; observes the resident for changes or reactions to medical treatment.
  • Assists the physicians and registered nurses with providing resident care and carrying out orders.
  • Ensures that the daily needs of the resident are met and are in accordance with current regulations, policies, and procedures per the state of Missouri and Swope Ridge Geriatric Center.
  • Works alongside the interdisciplinary team to ensure the resident is receiving appropriate care based on the resident’s needs.
  • Performs necessary documentation, including but not limited to medical forms, care plans, assessments, and charting.
  • Follows the nursing process; assesses resident for changes; provides holistic care to the resident; administer ordered medications and treatments within the LPN’s scope of practice.
  • Communicates with the resident, family, and support system to include the necessary parties in the resident’s care.
  • Demonstrates patience, empathy, and respect towards residents and family members/support system as well as co-workers.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved LPN program.
  • Possess an unencumbered license to practice in the state of Missouri.
  • Ability to make decisions independently when warranted.
  • Ability to plan care independently and implement care promptly.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all parties involved in the resident’s care.
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