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RN - Behavioral Health Weekend Option

Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a callingMO-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis Worker Type: Regular Job Highlights: Job Summary:Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Job Responsibilities and Requirements: PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Uses standards of medical-surgical nursing practice to increase the quality of care and quality of life for the patient, family, and significant other(s) by systematically evaluating the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.
  • Establishes effective relationships and serves as an advocate with the patient, family, and significant other(s) to facilitate the development of the care plan unique to the patient's care needs.
  • Uses the nursing process to develop and implement the plan of care, collect assessment data for each patient, determine appropriate nursing diagnoses, identify expected patient outcomes, determine the plan of care, implement interventions, and evaluate patient outcomes.
  • Develops assessment and management strategies based on a consideration of the physical, functional, cultural, social, economic, developmental, spiritual, vocational, and leisure dimensions of human responses to actual and potential health problems.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the impact of actual or potential illness and each patient's physical, functional, cultural, social, economic, developmental, spiritual, vocational, and leisure status.
  • Utilizes leadership skills by coordinating and collaborating with the patient, family, significant other(s), communities, and members of the inter-professional team in assessing needs, setting goals, planning interventions, providing care, and evaluating outcomes.
  • Utilizes effective communication to participate with the patient, family, significant other(s), and other health care providers in collaborative decision making that reflects the understanding that care should be culturally sensitive, ethical, legal, holistic, informed, compassionate, and humane, and within the boundaries of available economic resources.
  • Educates the patient, family, and significant other(s) about measures that promote, maintain, and restore health or promote comfort.
  • Fosters a healthy work environment within the practice setting and profession by serving as a mentor and role model for nursing colleagues, students, and others.
  • Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to medical-surgical 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.
  • May perform point of care testing according to policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
    • Graduate of accredited school of nursing or education equivalency for licensingEXPERIENCE
      • 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.Licenses / Certifications:Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days - American Heart Association (AHA), Registered Nurse (RN) - Missouri Division of Professional Registration, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Alabama Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Arizona State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Arkansas State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Colorado Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Delaware Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Florida Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Georgia Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Idaho Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Indiana State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Iowa Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Kansas State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Kentucky Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Louisiana State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Maine State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Maryland Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Mississippi Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Missouri State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Montana Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Nebraska Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Board, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - New Hampshire Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - New Jersey Board of Nursing + 17 more Work Shift:Night Shift (United States of America) Job Type: Employee Department: Nursing Administration Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36 SSM Health is an equal opportunity employer. SSM Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Click here to learn more.

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