Registered Nurse RN

at John Knox Village

Lees Summit, MO

Posted on Apr. 10, 2018


Full Time, Part Time

JOB SUMMARY - RN

The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing services in accordance with physicians’ orders or plan of care. The registered nurse is responsible for determining the nursing problems for an assigned group of patients/residents, making plans to solve them, initiating the plan or assigning others to implement it, and evaluating the extent to which the plan was effective in resolving the problems identified. Supportive of Village mission and values.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - RN

· Effectively and timely provides for the comfort and well-being of patients by assessing conditions, processing physicians’ orders, providing treatments and administering prescribed drugs.

· Timely and effectively coordinates nursing care for patients and educates the patients/residents and family about the care.

· Timely delegates appropriate aspects of nursing care to staff which includes evaluating, monitoring and assuring delivery of care.

· Accurately and timely documents patients/residents progress toward goals and other observations.

· Reports patients/residents changes, needs and/or requirements to the appropriate staff.

· The responsibilities described above represent the primary responsibilities of the job. Other responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor as warranted by business needs. The incumbent is expected to perform all assigned responsibilities.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

· The associate is subject to inside environmental conditions which provides protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.

· The associate is exposed to infectious diseases.

· The associate is required to function around individuals with challenged mental capacities.

· Required to drive from one location to another if necessary for services provided through the department.

· Depending on services offered in the department, this position may have “on-call” responsibilities.

Requirements

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS - RN

Education:

This job requires an associate's degree professional nursing (ADN)

Licenses/Certifications:

· Must be a Registered Nurse by the Missouri or Kansas State Board of Nursing.

· Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or ability to obtain prior to direct patient contact

· Valid driver’s license

Knowledge and Skills (required unless otherwise noted):

· Minimum of 12 training and in-service hours annually. (Non-Exempt)

· Basic level knowledge of Microsoft operating system and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

· Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities at the same time.

· If working in Home Health and Village House, must be able to work autonomously.

· Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

· Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

· Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

· Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

· Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; and deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

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