Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: August 7, 2022
$15,000 Sign On Bonus!Full Time Night ShiftsJoin the passionate
PICU team!Our skilled staff of board-certified critical care
physicians and specially trained nurses care for more than 1,000
patient each year in our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Our
role centers around providing state-of-the-art respiratory and
heart pressure/flow management of critically ill children, as well
as children recovering from complex heart proceduresandorgan
transplants.Provides direct nursing care in accordance with
established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare
- Cares for patients with life threatening, medically complex
critical illness or diagnosis.
- Delivers highly skilled care with use of technology and complex
- Initiates measures for emergency treatment of patients
including infant resuscitation and advanced life support
- 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.
- Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and
scientific knowledge in health care to nursing practice, ensuring
that nursing care is delivered based on patients age-specific needs
and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of
- As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional
nursing standards defined in the professional practice model. Uses
the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the
current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and
our patient populations.
- Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
- Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
- Graduate of accredited school of nursingEXPERIENCE
- Six months' registered nurse experiencePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- Constant use of speech to share information through oral
- Constant standing and walking.
- Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing
- 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
- Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
- Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication,
distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning
- 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
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