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St. Mary's Good Samaritan RN - Cardiac Telemetry/ OB - $20,000 Sign on Bonus Eligible in St. Louis, Missouri

Description

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 DePaul 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
Qualifications

Unit Description:

24 beds. This unit takes many different patients, for example: interventional telemetry, gyn surgeries are just to name a few. This unit prides themselves on working well as a team. This unit is a place to grow and be very involved focus groups within the hospital. Your manager on this unit wants to grow her staff and coach them to perform at their highest potential. Come meet the team on 2 South Cardiac Telemetry!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree from an accredited Nursing Program
  • State of MO RN License
  • BLS Certification
  • Customer Service abilities and effective listening skills

  • Exceptional critical thinking and the ability to work in a team in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, pushing, pulling, and lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 100 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSN
  • ACLS

Physical Requirements:

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 DePaul Hospital – St. Louis –

SSM Health DePaul Hospital is a 476-bed hospital offering comprehensive medical services, including inpatient and outpatient surgeries using state-of-the-art technology and facilities. Opened in 1828, DePaul Hospital - St. Louis was the first hospital west of the Mississippi River and remains the oldest continuously existing business in St. Louis. DePaul Hospital serves patients from across the St. Louis metropolitan area, including the communities of Bridgeton, Florissant, Hazelwood, St. Ann, St. John, Maryland Heights and Overland.

Benefits Statement:

Our robust employee benefits package includes health benefits, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability coverage, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, retirement plan options and more.

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings.

Organization: SSM Health DePaul Hospital – St. Louis

Primary Location: Missouri-St. Louis-SSM Health DePaul Hospital – St. Louis

Work Locations: SSM Health DePaul Hospital – St. Louis (0128) 12303 DePaul Drive Bridgeton, 63044

Job: Nursing

Req ID: 18017146

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