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RN-(H)

Company: SSM Health
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling.MO-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson CityWorker Type:Regular Job Summary: Provides direct patient care to behavioral health patients in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the facility. Job Responsibilities and Requirements: PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Completes admitting and shift assessments on assigned patients including behaviors; accurately and within time-frame set in policy and procedures.
  • Utilizes critical thinking skills and judgement to analyze patient assessment data and notify physician of changes in condition.
  • Participates in the development, review and evaluation of multidisciplinary treatment plans as per policies and procedures.
  • Documents all nursing care given and adheres to nursing standards and ministry policies and procedures.
  • Consistently and accurately implements and records physicians orders.
  • Assesses and monitors patients and environment for safety within the unit.
  • Serves as a clinical resource and supervises care delivered by LPN's and techs.
  • Educates patients and families based on assessed needs and documents education provided in the Electronic Health Record.
  • Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient's age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.
  • As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model. Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
    • Graduate of accredited school of nursingEXPERIENCE
      • No experience requiredPHYSICAL 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. Licenses / Certifications: Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), Registered Nurse (RN) - State of Work Location or Compact Multi-State LicenseWork Shift:Variable Shift (United States of America) Job Type: EmployeeDepartment: 4 East BHMScheduled Weekly Hours:2 SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. Learn more here

Keywords: SSM Health, Jefferson City , RN-(H), Healthcare , Jefferson City, Missouri

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