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JOB OPENING: LPN/L1MA/CNA - (09-07-2020)

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The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration has a full- or part-time job opening for a LPN, L1MA or CNA at Our Lady of Rickenbach, the Sisters’ health care facility, in Clyde, Missouri.

Please call Nursing Supervisor Julie Day at (660) 944-2203 for more information or to fill out an application. All applicants are subject to background and drug screening. The congregation is an EEOC.


Responsible to:

Sister Administrator and Nursing Supervisor

Job Summary:

The LPN works as the Charge Nurse and is responsible for all nursing care given on that shift, assessing the nursing needs of the Sister residents and making necessary decisions regarding their care. This nurse must have a license in the State of Missouri.

Essential Functions:

Oversee the care given by the nursing staff (including NAs, CNAs, CMTs, Med Level 1s)

Report problems to the nursing supervisor

Check on the condition of the Sister residents early in the shift and make nursing decisions related to their care

Report important information about each Sister resident to the nursing supervisor and call the Sister administrator if a Sister resident’s condition warrants it

Chart significant changes in Sister resident’s condition

Participate in the daily patient care of the Sister residents, which includes bathing, grooming, feeding, activities, etc.

Participate in nursing care of the Sister residents, which includes oral care, toileting, changing bed linens, keeping rooms orderly, etc.

Administer medicines and treatments as ordered by the physician or indicated by Sister resident’s needs

Follow policies in observing safety and infection control practice

Use proper body techniques in lifting, bending or stooping

Coordinate workflow and staff breaks/meal times on the shift

Stock Sister resident rooms and supply areas as necessary

Report needed supplies

Maintain a clean, neat and orderly working environment

May be asked to transport Sister residents to appointments, etc.

Perform duties required of nursing assistant


License to practice nursing in the State of Missouri

Certified to administer an IV

Pass a drug screening test

Previous experience preferred

Skills to supervise a staff of two to ten

Multi-tasking skills

Assessment skills

Good communication skills: oral and written

Compassion toward the sick and elderly



Capable of functioning coherently during an emergency or crisis situation

Lift without restrictions

Agile enough to bend, stoop and twist