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RN-Charge Nurse/Cardiac Unit

Bridgeton, Missouri
Job Type
19 Sep 2022

Welcome to SSM Health DePaul Hospital. We pride ourselves in providing a strong foundation in nursing. We embrace continuous growth and opportunity through frequent goal setting and educational experiences. We are a place where new and seasoned staff can develop their skills and grow together.

We want you to be a part of the team on 2 North! We're a fast-paced, 25-bed Telemetry - Oncology unit.

  • Work with a compassionate and motivated team focused on the wellbeing of our patients and the success of our entire unit.
  • Gain exposure to a variety of disease processes and treatments including diabetes, kidney disease, GI bleed, dementia, infections and antibiotic therapy, DVT's, substance abuse and withdraw, behavioral health disorders, and a variety of wound care and pain management techniques. Also train and develop competencies with cardiac drugs and drips.
  • Have the opportunity to become oncology trained and be able to administer Chemo medications to patients.
  • Develop your time management and delegation skills by providing care for a team of five-to-six patients.
  • Improve your professional communication skills through continuous conversation with patients, families, staff members, and physicians.
  • Perfect the foundational skills in nursing including assessment, EKG interpretation, medication administration, blood draws and IV insertion, critical thinking and care escalation, foley and NG insertion/removal, and alternative feeding methods, such as tube feeds and TPN.
  • Find your passion in nursing working among a strong group of health care professionals focused on helping you reach your goals.
Provides leadership and coordination of unit staffing while ensuring implementation of clinical objectives and quality patient care.


  • Assigns, directs, educates and monitors nursing and support staff during assigned shift. Contributes to or performs performance evaluations of staff.
  • Assesses daily patient care needs and develops and distributes patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate patient care is given.
  • Collaborates with advanced practice providers to ensure quality outcomes.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.
  • Responds to complaints about patient care and manages through established channels.
  • May provide input for hiring, training, directing, developing and evaluating staff.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing


  • One year of registered nurse experience


  • 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.
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  • Job Reference: 715729470-2
  • Date Posted: 19 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Ssm Health
  • Location: Bridgeton, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent