Eligibility for classification of the LPN I, II, III on the Missouri State Merit Register. Also required is appropriate licensure from the Missouri State Board of Nursing.
• Perform clinical nursing procedures according to acceptable standards of practice such as wound care, catheterizations, tracheal care, tube feedings, administering oxygen, etc. which may require bending at the waist, stooping, crouching, reaching with arms in order to empty catheters, provide dressing changes, etc. Push/pull treatment carts, perform treatments which may require awkward positions, i.e., supporting resident while lying on their side and administering a cream medication to affected area, etc.
• Demonstrate competency in transcribing and implementing physician orders.
• Deliver medication accurately and conduct follow-up observations for effect, adverse reaction or incompatibilities. Push medication carts to the point of medication administration. Open/close medication bottles, punch out medications from bubble packed medication cards, etc.
• Provide care to residents, lift and move residents with physical disabilities for positioning, toileting, bathing/showering, transferring, etc.; assist with the delivery and set up of food trays (i.e. carry food trays, cut up food items, open milk cartons/juice containers, etc.); feed residents.
Job Type: Full-time nights
Salary: $15.80 to $19.11 /hour