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Licensed Practical Nurse-Long Term Care - LPN, Full Time.

Kansas City, Missouri.

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Licensed Practical Nurse-Long Term Care - LPN

  • 4301 Madison Ave, Bishop Spencer Place, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64111
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Full Time

Job Description​

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. 

Our LPN's provide direct nursing care to residents and supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by CNA's.

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.

This is a strong team that is very supportive of each other and works together to ensure exceptional patient 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 patients first.

Leadership jumps in - supportive

Responsibilities

  • Meeting with assigned nursing personnel to plan the shifts' services, programs, and activities. Overseeing the activity of assigned nursing assistants
  • Administration of professional nursing services and medication to residents. Ensuring residents receive services in accordance with their care plan
  • Assisting with new admissions and discharges
  • Consulting with residents, family members, and physicians in planning the resident’s care, treatment, and rehabilitation
  • Medication administration
  • Visiting residents to observe and evaluate their physical and emotional status.
  • Notifying the resident’s attending physician and next-of-kin when there is a change in the resident’s condition
  • Reporting problem areas to the RN Supervisor or Clinical Director
  • Demonstrating excellent customer service skills and professional demeanor at all times

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.

We encourage all of our staff to participate and help us make Saint Luke’s The Best Place To Get Care, The Best Place To Give Care. 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.

Benefits:

  • Low staffing ratios
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Health, Vision and Dental
  • Leave of Absence, PTO, Extended Sick Leave, and various Welfare plans
  • Flex Savings Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Retirement Options
  • Tuition and Education Reimbursement
  • Various  other Voluntary Benefits Available

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 work.

Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place provides exceptional retirement living in the heart of Kansas City, with convenient access to culture, cuisine, and activities. The community offers independent living and a full spectrum of on-site health care, including private duty caregiving services, assisted living, long-term skilled nursing, and short-term rehabilitation. Residents enjoy first-class services and convenient amenities in a hospitality-focused, close-knit environment. Bishop Spencer Place is the only life plan community in Kansas City that is part of a major health system, with means residents have access to excellent health care from the area’s best providers.

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Licensed Practical Nurse (MO) - National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NURSYS)

Job Details

Full Time

Day (United States of America)

"The best place to get care. The best place to give care." That is the Saint Luke's vision and, whether in a hospital, clinic, practice, or office, our more than 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Saint Luke's employees are proud of our rich history and heritage, and that we remain the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who always strive for excellence in patient care. Take this opportunity to do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive work space where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire only non-tobacco users.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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