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Saint Luke's Health System Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Skilled Nursing - Full-time #18544 in Kansas City, Missouri

less thanp>less thanstrong>Job Descriptionless than/strong>less thanbr>less thanbr>We are looking for a highly qualified and career-minded Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to work as a LPN Charge Nurse in our 57 bed skilled nursing center. This is a full-time opportunity working 12-hour shifts.less thanbr>less thanbr>Our LPN's provide direct nursing care to residents and supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by CNA's.less thanbr>less thanbr>In this role, you will lead a team of CNAs assigned to your area and assist them with daily tasks as needed. You will also be responsible for assisting with Admissions, Discharges, IV Antibiotics, Peg Tubes, Disease Process Management, assessments, patient transfers, and more.less thanbr>less thanbr>This is a strong team that is very supportive of each other and works together to ensure exceptional care is delivered to our residents every day. They hold each other accountable, encourage each other to be the best they can be, and empower strong teamwork from each other. Leadership on this team is supportive, empowering, and ensures everyone is working together to keep our residents first.less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Responsibilitiesless than/strong>less thanbr>iless than/p>less thanul>less thanli>Meeting with assigned nursing personnel to plan the shifts' services, programs, and activities. Overseeing the activity of assigned nursing assistantsless than/li>less thanli>Administration of professional nursing services and medication to residents. Ensuring residents receive services in accordance with their care planless than/li>less thanli>Assisting with new admissions and dischargesless than/li>less thanli>Consulting with residents, family members, and physicians in planning the resident's care, treatment, and rehabilitationless than/li>less thanli>Medication administrationless than/li>less thanli>Visiting residents to observe and evaluate their physical and emotional status.less than/li>less thanli>Notifying the resident's attending physician and next-of-kin when there is a change in the resident's conditionless than/li>less thanli>Reporting problem areas to the RN Supervisor or Clinical Directorless than/li>less thanli>Demonstrating excellent customer service skills and professional demeanor at all timesless than/li>less than/ul>less thanp>less thanbr>less thanbr>We are looking for an experienced LPN who is a natural leader, knowledgeable on disease processes, enjoys building relationships with their patients, enjoys helping their peers succeed. We are seeking an LPN who is confident in their skills and eager to share their knowledge with others and isn't afraid to jump in to help when needed.less thanbr>less thanbr>We encourage all of our staff to participate and help us make Saint Luke's less thanstrong>The Best Place To Get Care, The Best Place To Give Care. less than/strong>Our leaders support and encourage their employees to take their careers to the next level and participate in various projects and initiatives that directly impact patient care and the organization.less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Benefits:less than/strong>less than/p>less thanul>less thanli>Low staffing ratiosless than/li>less thanli>Competitive compensation packagesless than/li>less thanli>Health, Vision and Dentalless than/li>less thanli>Leave of Absence, PTO, Extended Sick Leave, and various Welfare plansless than/li>less thanli>Flex Savings Accountsless than/li>less thanli>Health Savings Accountsless than/li>less thanli>Retirement Optionsless than/li>less thanli>Tuition and Education Reimbursementless than/li>less thanli>Various other Voluntary Benefits Availableless than/li>less than/ul>less thanp>less thanbr>less thanbr>Now part of the Saint Luke's Health System, Bishop Spencer Place is Kansas City's premier non-profit Life Care retirement community. Located between Westport and the Plaza we offer our residents a special place to live and our employees a truly wonderful place to