Licensed Professional Nurse

MVH-St. James is looking for LPN’s to come and join our work family! Come help us
provide outstanding care for America’s Heroes.

Qualifications:
LPN I: – $17.58
Possession of a current license to practice as a Practical Nurse in the State of Missouri or in accordance with Missouri’s Nurse Licensure Compact.

LPN II: – $18.49
Possession of a current license to practice as a Practical Nurse in the State of Missouri or in accordance with Missouri’s Nurse Licensure Compact; and one or more years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

LPN III: – $19.50 /hour
Possession of a current license to practice as a Practical Nurse in the State of Missouri or in accordance with Missouri’s Nurse Licensure Compact; and two or more years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

MVH– St. James – Shift Differentials for all of our LPN’s!! (This is added on to base pay$$)

Evening Shift Differential: $1.00
Night Shift Differential: $1.50
Weekend Shift Differential: $1.50

Job Duties:
-Performs practical nursing duties such as treating pressure sores, changing dressings, providing breathing treatments, inserting catheters, and flushing bladder irrigations.
-Provides bedside care, including feeding and personal hygiene assistance.
-Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure; performs laboratory draws; and observes patients to detect deviations from normal conditions.
-Prepares, administers, and charts medications according to physician orders and under the supervision of a higher-level Licensed Practical Nurse or a Registered Nurse; contacts the pharmacy regarding prescriptions and reviews filled orders.
-Assists Registered Nurses in preparing nursing assessment summaries and implementing health care plans.
-Instructs patients on how to perform basic personal health care, including rehabilitative and preventative care.
-Reviews hospital discharge orders and consults with primary doctor, as needed.
-Attends medical appointments with patients.
-Completes assessments for injuries, falls, neurology checks, and tube feedings.
-Assists with the patient admission process and participates in nursing care planning.
-Completes practical nursing duties without detailed instruction; work is reviewed through reports, inspections, and observations.
-Performs other related work as assigned.

Key Skills
-Introductory knowledge of practical nursing theory, current practices, and techniques.
-Introductory knowledge of agency practices, rules, and regulations.
-Ability to apply practical nursing principles in the care of persons with physical or mental illness, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or the geriatric population.
-Ability to understand and follow instructions.
-Ability to keep records and make reports.
-Ability to work assigned schedule which may include a variety of shifts, weekends, holidays, and/or required overtime.
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and patients.

Please send resume with contact information to
Ericca.siler@mvc.dps.mp.gov
or call
573-265-3271 ext 289

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