Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Orthopedic and Spine Center Full Time Days AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Medical, Dental, and Vision Available on Day One
Location Address:9301 West 74th Street Shawenee Mission, KS 66204
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility
Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
Employee Referral Program
Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Full Time Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates effective skills to ensure quality patient care is provided under the direction of the Registered Nurse using the Nursing Process
Assure patient safety by adhering to established policies and procedures and utilizing patient safety resources such as mPPID, fall prevention and safe patient handling strategies
Implement a plan of care ad determined by the Registered Nurse and collaborate to revise plan as patient progresses
Demonstrates effective delegation skills to unlicensed associates
Demonstrate the ability to prioritize nursing interventions based on patient needs and in conjunction with unit activities and resources available.
Actively participate in bedside shift report, safety huddles, multidisciplinary patient rounds and hourly rounding to gather all information necessary to care for my patients, anticipate their needs and provide for a smooth hand-off to other members of the health care team.
Provide individualized patient education plan based on assessed learning needs, education level, language spoken and level of understanding.
Document all pertinent information (health history, assessment, test results, teaching and patient response) in a timely manner according to departmental policy.
What You Will Need:
State or Compact Licensure as a Practical Nurse
Must have documented completion of IV Therapy Certification from a program approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing
BLS obtained through the American Heart Association
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for the provision of nursing care for a patient or an assigned group of patients under the supervision/direction of the Registered Nurse. The LPN assists with implementation and administration of the nursing process relative to the medical and nursing plan of care. The LPN uses the nursing skills of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation in their patient care delivery. Primary function is the delivery of competent, compassionate, and cost-effective nursing care. This performance is in compliance with established policies, procedures and protocols under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.
The LPN demonstrates collaborative and professional communication skills and a commitment to professional accountability and growth. The LPN strives to advance from novice to expert and become an evidence-based scholar in order to provide optimal patient care and advocate on behalf of his/her patients. The LPN serves as a role model for the mission, vision, and values of Shawnee Mission Health. S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, all regulatory standards and established policies, protocols, and procedures.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.