$5000 sign on bonus Minimum Weekend Shifts
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of quality
patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning,
implementation and evaluation. The Registered Nurse functions
within the limits of the Missouri Nurse Practice Act, St. Luke's
Hospital and Patient Care Services policies and practice
guidelines, and performs in a comparable manner to peers with
similar training, experience and circumstances.
- Assesses the physical and psychosocial dimensions of patients
using a holistic approach, within the scope of knowledge and
experience base, upon admission and throughout the nursing process,
and documents appropriately into the patient record following
established standards of the patient care services department.2.
Plans, implements and evaluates a formal written individualized
plan of care within the appropriate time frame based on the nursing
assessment and diagnosis and appropriate Standards of Care.3.
Provides quality patient care from admission to discharge by
collaborating with all healthcare team members and other
departments and maintaining cost-effectiveness in accordance with
established policies and practice guidelines.4. Demonstrates
competencies of the Missouri Nurse Practice Act by practicing
within established policies and practice guidelines.5. Demonstrates
unit-defined competencies as required.6. Acts as resource person
for patients, visitors and staff in both routine and crisis
situations. Addresses problems and complaints thoroughly and
responds appropriately and promptly.7. Plans work assignments for
Patient Care Technicians, using the Patient Care Services
guidelines to ensure adequate and appropriate care is given.
Demonstrates flexibility in response to unexpected changes in work
volume, schedule changes and emergencies.8. Assumes accountability
for professional growth by functioning as a resource to other
healthcare professionals and maintaining a current professional
knowledge base.9. Participates in unit based quality improvement
processes as required.10. Performs other duties as assigned.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Missouri
Nursing Diploma or Associates in Nursing Required.
BSN or completion of BSN within 5 years of hire date is
Recent clinical experience preferred.
Evaluative skills necessary for patient assessment.Decision
making skills required for treatment
planning/implementation.Clinical reasoning and judgment skills
necessary for evaluation of nursing interventions and for safety of
patients and self.Excellent oral and written communication skills
to interact with patients, visitors and staff. Ability to recognize
a need for and alter communication with patients with communication
impairments.Ability to manage time, organize daily schedule to meet
productivity standards, and cope with professional stress.
Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.Ability to
lift heavy objects using proper lifting techniques and with
assistance as necessary.Ability to transfer and move patients who
vary with ability to assist weighing 200+ lbs using proper lifting
techniques and with assistance as necessary.Ability to push and
pull equipment weighing in excess of 40 lbs using proper techniques
and with assistance as necessary.Manual dexterity, coordination and
skillful use of hands when working with patient and equipment which
may include pushing buttons, adjusting dials, turning on/off
switches, buckling, holding and
Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry
of healing, St. Luke's is dedicated to improving the health of the
communities we serve.
Using talents and resources responsibly, we provide high
quality, safe care with compassion, professional excellence and
respect for each other and those we serve.
As an independent healthcare network, we create healthy
communities in the region through our commitment to high quality,
safe and personalized services.
We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of
We respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were
members of our family.
We honor each person's rights and responsibilities in light of
the common good.
We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and
We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and
FACES - Friendly - Available - Caring - Efficient - Safe
Communication Standards: Promotes and provides courteous and
effective communication with internal and external customers.