All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Student Loan Repayment Program
Employee Referral Program
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Location: 9100 W 74TH ST, Shawnee Mission, 66204
The community you’ll be caring for:
At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.
The role you’ll contribute:
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for the provision of nursing care for a patient or an assigned group of patients under the supervision/direction of the Registered Nurse. The LPN assists with implementation and administration of the nursing process relative to the medical and nursing plan of care. The LPN uses the nursing skills of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation in their patient care delivery. Primary function is the delivery of competent, compassionate, and cost-effective nursing care. This performance is in compliance with established policies, procedures and protocols under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.
The LPN demonstrates collaborative and professional communication skills and a commitment to professional accountability and growth. The LPN strives to advance from novice to expert and become an evidence-based scholar in order to provide optimal patient care and advocate on behalf of his/her patients. The LPN serves as a role model for the mission, vision, and values of Shawnee Mission Health. S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, all regulatory standards and established policies, protocols, and procedures.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Demonstrates effective skills to ensure quality patient care is provided under the direction of the Registered Nurse using the Nursing Process.
Assure patient safety by adhering to established policies and procedures and utilizing patient safety resources such as mPPID, fall prevention and safe patient handling strategies.
Implement a plan of care ad determined by the Registered Nurse and collaborate to revise plan as patient progresses.
Demonstrate the ability to prioritize nursing interventions based on patient needs and in conjunction with unit activities and resources available.
Actively participate in bedside shift report, safety huddles, multidisciplinary patient rounds and hourly rounding to gather all information necessary to care for my patients, anticipate their needs and provide for a smooth hand-off to other members of the health care team.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
State or Compact Licensure as a Practical Nurse
BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
Must have documented completion of IV Therapy Certification from
a program approved by the state of Kansas Board of Nursing
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.