RN-Stepdown/Critical Care at Careerbuilder in St. Louis, Missouri

Posted in Other 6 days ago.





Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling.

MO-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis



Worker Type:

Regular



Job Summary:

Provides direct nursing care in settings where patients require complex assessments and intervention, in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Obtains comprehensive data pertinent to the patient from the patient, family other healthcare providers to develop a holistic picture of the patient's needs or condition.

  • Analyzes and synthesizes data from the assessment in determining diagnosis or conditions relevant to care.

  • Identifies optimal outcomes for the patient in collaboration with the patient, family and interprofessional team.

  • Develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain outcomes, using clinical judgement in collaboration with patient, family and interprofessional care team.

  • Implements the plan, employing strategies to promote and maintain a safe environment, coordinates implementation with patient, family and interprofessional team.

  • Evaluates processes and progress toward attainment of goals and outcomes.

  • Contributes to the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice, evaluates their own practice, and maintains current knowledge and competence.

  • Communicates effectively in all areas of practice, collaborates with patient, family and interprofessional team.

  • Uses clinical inquiry and integrates best evidence into practice.

  • Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to critical care nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient's age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing



EXPERIENCE


  • No experience required



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • 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.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling and running.




Licenses / Certifications:



Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Association (AHA), Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) - American Academy Pediatrics (AAP), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) - American Heart Association (AHA), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - American Academy Pediatrics (AAP), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - American Heart Association (AHA), Registered Nurse (RN) - State of Work Location or Compact Multi-State License



Work Shift:

Night Shift (United States of America)



Job Type:



Employee



Department:

13040100 Intermediate Care 3/4 SW



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36


SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.


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