RN - Surgery
Company: SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 11, 2019
Fulfill your calling at SSM Health. ? At SSM Health we know that
being a nurse is more than a career, it is a calling. As an SSM
Health nurse, you have responsibility to carry on a ministry our
founding Sisters set forth more than 144 years ago by offering hope
and healing to our patients and when you join our team, our sacred
ministry is in your hands.? Each one of us brings a special gift to
our Mission, what will yours be? ? Employees tell us that the
environment at?SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital ? St. Louis?feels
more like a family. Employees are warm and friendly, they enjoy
each other?s company, they care for one another and they share a
passion for delivering exceptional patient care!?? ? Join our
exceptional team! ? Role Purpose:
The Staff Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care in accordance
with established policies, procedures and protocols of SSM Health.?
Creating an environment that leads to
a positive patient care experience by evaluating, planning and
implementing effective plans of care and communicating with both
patients and their families. Serving as the primary coordinator of
all disciplines for well- coordinated patient care in an acute or
clinic setting. Making sound decisions in response to changes in
condition/response to treatment while maintaining a calm demeanor.
Utilizing the Electronic Health Record to document patient care.
Effectively coordinating with physicians and team members regarding
changes in patient status, symptomatology, results of diagnostic
tests and critical test values. Demonstrating an attitude that
exemplifies SSM values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence,
Stewardship and Community.Minimum Qualifications:
- Associate's degree from an accredited
nursing programState of Missouri RN licenseBLS Certification
- Customer Service abilities and effective listening skills
- Exceptional critical thinking and the ability to work in a team
in a fast paced environment.Preferred Qualifications:
Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the
following physical capabilities:
- Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 100 lbs.
- Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily
- Standing or walking more than 6 hours a day
- Running to respond to patient emergencies
- Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 6?
hours a day
- Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone
variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read
telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
- Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body
sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).
- Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of
machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper
operation.SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital ? St. Louis ?
??????????????????????? The 525-bed SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital
- St. Louis is amajor teaching hospital affiliated with the Saint
Louis University Departmentof Obstetrics and Gynecology. St. Mary's
Hospital - St. Louis offers a widevariety of outpatient services,
including cardiovascular and open-heartsurgery, high-risk
obstetrics and comprehensive women's breast health services.The
hospital was recognized with the 2008 and 2010 Premier Award for
Quality.?Benefits Statement:??????????? Our robust employee
benefits package includeshealth benefits, life and accidental death
and dismemberment insurance,long-term disability coverage, health
and dependent care reimbursementaccounts, paid time off, tuition
reimbursement, adoption reimbursement, an employeeassistance
program, retirement plan options and more. ??
Note: not all benefits apply to allopenings.
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