Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse - Mother of Perpetual Help - Part Time

St. Louis, MO 63119
9/18/2022

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Position Description

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services, one of South County’s largest independent, assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation community nonprofit senior living communities, seeks compassionate and experienced RN/LPN to join our growing team.


At Cardinal Ritter Senior Services, our mission is simple: we create communities that promote the dignity of human life and reflect the spirit of Jesus Christ. We proudly provide the best possible physical, social, and spiritual care for our older adult residents...but we need your help.


Functions as a Registered Nurse (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at our assisted living facility, Mother of Perpetual Help. The RN/LPN is responsible for supervising assigned staff and providing quality care to the residents in keeping with CRSS mission and philosophy.

Available Shifts: 
Full-time  
Part-time
PRN

Duties & Responsibilities

Uses the Nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation to determine and respond to resident needs in a holistic manner.
Coach, Mentor, and or Develop CNAs and CMTs as necessary to maintain a positive cohesive team environment that delivers high Quality Care to all Residents.
Utilizes Matrix System to ensure Nursing Practices are compliant with State and Federal Guidelines. This is to include but not limited to the following daily review: Open Events, Dashboard, and Facility Report.
Interfaces in a positive and professional manner with all departments within CRSS and maintaining Positive employee morale.
Reports immediately to the DON and Administrator if there is Abuse & Neglect of a Resident.
Observes residents reactions to medications and treatments, and records and reports reaction, and other significant incidents to Nursing Supervisor, resident’s physician, and responsible party. Documents this information in the resident’s chart and on the 24 Hour Report.
Maintains the medical record, documenting all pertinent and routine information, i.e., change in condition, monthly summaries, Medicare notation, physician visits, skin conditions, cognitive status, etc.
Makes rounds with physicians noting changes in resident status. Completes all required documentation and physician orders according to policies and procedures.
Performs all duties in a professional manner, showing kindness, consideration, and cooperation in regards to residents, families, visitors, and staff.

Requirements

Must be currently licensed and qualified as a practical and Registered Nurse in the State of Missouri.
Knowledge in the proper use of equipment necessary to fulfill physician’s orders and facility policies.
Must possess a specialized interest in geriatrics and Nursing care of the chronically ill and convalescent adults.
Must possess knowledge of regulations governing extended care facilities.


Pre-Employment Screening

All candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening. The screenings will include criminal background check and other background checks (as needed), drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, and Covid-19 vaccination. Various positions will require physical examination, Tuberculosis screening and Hepatitis A. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


Cardinal Ritter Senior Services does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its federally assisted programs and activities.

CRSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.