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LPN Shawnee Mission Medical Building Clinic FT Days

Req #: 17011095
Location: Shawnee Mission, KS
Job Category: Nursing
Organization: Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Description

Work Hours/Shifts

Monday - Friday; 8-5pm

 

 

Shawnee Mission Health

SMH has provided faith-based, whole person care to the Kansas City community since 1962. SMH is more than just a hospital campus. We’re a network of health care facilities working to exceed expectations by delivering quality care with compassion and supporting an exceptional staff of more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties.

 

Our mission of Improving Health Through Christian Service is achieved every day through the dedication and commitment of our associates, physicians and volunteers. We strive to be a regional beacon of wellness, hope and healing attracting customers seeking unsurpassed clinical quality and compassionate care for the whole person, following the example of Christ's healing ministry.

 

As the largest health care provider in Johnson County, Kansas, the SMH network includes three campuses; Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) in Merriam, SMH - Prairie Star in Lenexa, and our newest campus: SMH - Overland Park at 159th and Antioch. Our 54-acre campus at SMMC is comprised of the main hospital, a community health education building, six physician office buildings and an associate child care center. The Emergency Department at SMMC is the busiest in Johnson County. We deliver more babies each year at the Shawnee Mission Birth Center than any other hospital in the metropolitan area and our Center for Women’s Health is nationally-recognized. We have eleven Shawnee Mission Primary Care locations with more than 30 Board-certified doctors who specialize in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics as well as four Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care locations.

Qualifications
You will be responsible for:
 
  • Understands and provides appropriate care for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients with wounds including completion and documentation of detailed assessments including wound photography.
  • Demonstrates proper dressing technique.
  • Maintains strict infection control standards.
  • Follows strict procedure in collection and labeling of specimens.
  • Maintains an active role in clinic upkeep including stock of linens and supplies, filing of charts and documents, interim and terminal cleaning of exam rooms.
  • Effectively implements assigned portions of educational plan for departmental specific topics e.g. Care of wounds in the home, dressing techniques, Skin care, Diabetic foot care, Edema control, Off-loading for wound healing, Nutrition for wound healing, Pain management. 
 
What will you need?
 
  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School
  • Up to 1 Year of Position-Related Experience
  • Kansas Practical Nurse License
  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association Preferred
  • 1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience Preferred
 
 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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