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Company: SSM Health at Home
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: October 13, 2019

Job Description:

Role Purpose:?Under the general direction of a staff nurse, is responsible for providing age appropriate patient care for assigned adult and geriatric patients with a wide variety of medical surgical conditions. Administers medications and performs IV therapy under the direction of the staff nurse, documents pertinent information in patient records, and facilitates the teaching of patients, significant others and co-workers.?Responsibilities:

  • Gathers biophysical, psychosocial, spiritual, cultural, and age appropriate information from patients, including information on the signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect. In conjunction with other disciplines, assists in developing a realistic comprehensive patient/family educational plan, using appropriate resources and methods of instruction and providing patient/family health teaching. ???
  • Assists in the coordination of interdisciplinary patient care on assigned shifts, and participates in the discharge planning process. ???
  • Processes physician's orders, administers medications, performs IV therapy interventions, and documents information in medical record. ???
  • Collaborates with other health professionals regarding patient care. Identifies need for change in plan(s) of care and facilitates the process utilizing Care Pathways when appropriate. ???
  • Assists patients with activities of daily living (ADL). ???
  • Performs nutrition activities including but not limited to assisting with feeding patients, enteral feedings, and preparing nourishments. Performs enemas, ostomy care, toileting, and monitoring urinary drainage systems including inserting foley catheters. ???
  • Assembles equipment and assists the Staff Nurse with procedures. ???
  • Provides basic pulmonary and respiratory care to include setting up, maintaining and operating suctioning systems, tracheal care, setting up oxygen, assisting patients to turn cough and deep breath (TCDB), and setting up and assisting with incentive spirometers. ???
  • Collects biological specimens to include blood, urine, stool, and sputum, performs venous and capillary blood draws on patients, performs blood glucose monitoring, and CoaguChek testing. ???
  • Measures and records intake and output, collects fluid from tubes and drains, weights and measures patients, measures vital signs, reports patient's condition, sets up cardiac monitoring equipment, performs EKGs, and sets up and performs pulse oximetry.
  • Changes simple patient dressings, removes staples, irrigates wounds, applies Steri strips, and applies heat and cold. Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing: Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Current Oklahoma LPN license and valid driver?s license.
  • 1 to 3 years experience.
  • Satisfactory completion of medication course and IV Therapy course approved by state board of nursing.
  • Must maintain and be able to produce proof of current auto insurance with at least state required minimum coverage.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe and lawful manner.Physical Requirements:?Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the following physical capabilities:
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 400 lbs.
  • Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily.
  • Standing or walking more than 4 hours a day.
  • Running to respond to patient emergencies.
  • Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 4 hours a day.
  • Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
  • Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).
  • Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper operation.
    SSM Health at Home ??SSM Health at Home offers highly skilled and experienced caregivers to help patients through difficult times. Services include extended at-home care, help managing pain or special support during terminal illnesses. SSM Health at Home is located in Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma.

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