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Registered Nurse (RN) in Overland Park, KS at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    11901 Rosewood Drive
    Overland Park, KS
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Summary

A clinically competent, registered, professional nurse who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients/residents through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation.  Effectively interacts with patients/residents, family members, responsible party and other health team members, while maintaining standards of professional nursing.  The RN plans, supervises and evaluates care of each patient/resident.  The RN ensures that the status of the patient/resident condition is effectively communicated to the physician.

Job Requirements

Qualifications Required

  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse, which must be in good standing
  • CPR certified
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English

Qualifications Preferred

  • Clinical experience preferred

Cognitive or Mental Requirements of the Job

Is required to analyze data, remember and recall multiple policies and procedures.  Must have organizational skills, ability to assess, plan and implement and evaluate patient/resident care.  Must be able to demonstrate multiple priorities and the ability to direct and evaluate the activities of others.

Level of supervision

The RN is responsible for the supervision of LPN’s, TMA’s, and Nursing Assistants.

Essential Functions of the Job, Departmental expectations

1.   Assessment:  Performs assessments on patients/residents and reassessments as per policy.

2.   Planning/Implementation/Evaluation:  Develops and implements appropriate plan of care based on assessment and diagnosis tailored to meet each individual’s needs (physical, cultural and psychosocial), evaluates plan of care and makes necessary changes, works to meet individual patient/resident needs.

3.   Medication Administration:  Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient/resident and their clinical condition.  Evaluates patient/resident responses to medications.

4.   Patient/Resident/Family Education:  Plans for and provides patient/resident, family and caregiver education, identifies learning needs, clearly communicates information and documents patient/resident response to education.

5.   Documentation:  Documents according to current standards and policies.

6.   Discharge Planning:  Plans for patient/resident discharge, anticipates and plans for long-term and/or short-term patient/resident needs, collaborates with the discharge planner when appropriate and assesses the patient/resident prior to discharge.

7.   Delegation/Collaboration:  Delegates and collaborates in providing patient/resident care according to licensure and skill levels, follows up to ensure success.

8.   Other duties:  Completes all other duties as assigned.

Essential Behaviors of the Employee

It is the expectation that the employee complies with applicable standards of behavior and conduct, including but not limited to, standards of conduct, customer services standards, and professional code of ethics.

Ascension Senior Living is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer.  Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status.