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SSM Health RN - Home Health in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

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Eligible for up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonus with 2+ years of experience!

Eligible for up to $5,000 Sign-on Bonus with the minimum qualifications!

At SSM Health at Home, we offer a range of services – all with one goal: to keep our patients as safe and independent as possible at home.

We know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. As a Home Health RN, you’ve chosen a career where patients matter - a lot.

We are seeking a Home Health RN who is flexible, autonomous and a self-starter with strong assessment, problem solving and computer skills. In this position you will travel to patient homes and provide skilled nursing care to home care patients and to coordinate the patient's plan of care for all disciplines and services under the direction of the supervisor and physician.

Hours of work: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Requires weekday on-call and weekend/holiday rotation)

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 nursing

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL 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.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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