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RN-Charge Nurse/Cardiac Unit

Location
Bridgeton, Missouri
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
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.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing

EXPERIENCE

  • One year of registered nurse experience

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.
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Details

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