SSM Health LPN- Phone Triage in Richmond Heights, Missouri
Provides care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within the scope of license.
Contributes to the assessment of patients and ensures the well-being of patients.
Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
Performs laboratory tests and therapeutic services.
Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Graduate of accredited school of nursing
- No experience required
Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Rare crawling and running.
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