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RN- Home Health

Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Sign on Bonus Available This position is orthopedic, driven by protocols and concentrates mostly on post-op joint replacements. We work closely with the physical therapists, readily communicate with surgeons via their nurse's or their own cell phone and have a very cohesive team. The two positions available are the Manchester/Hwy 44 corridor from 270 out and then the highway 70/highway 40 corridor from Maryland Heights to the city. We are fun people!Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • May perform point of care testing according to policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
    • Graduate of accredited school of nursingEXPERIENCE
      • No experience requiredPHYSICAL 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.Required
          Preferred
          Job Industries
          • Customer Service

Keywords: SSM Health, St. Louis , RN- Home Health, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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