Company: SSM Health
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: November 14, 2021
Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established
policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
Uses standards of medical-surgical nursing practice to increase the
quality of care and quality of life for the patient, family, and
significant other(s) by systematically evaluating the quality and
effectiveness of nursing practice.
Establishes effective relationships and serves as an advocate with
the patient, family, and significant other(s) to facilitate the
development of the care plan unique to the patients care needs.
Uses the nursing process to develop and implement the plan of care,
collect assessment data for each patient, determine appropriate
nursing diagnoses, identify expected patient outcomes, determine
the plan of care, implement interventions, and evaluate patient
Develops assessment and management strategies based on a
consideration of the physical, functional, cultural, social,
economic, developmental, spiritual, vocational, and leisure
dimensions of human responses to actual and potential health
Demonstrates knowledge of the impact of actual or potential illness
and each patients physical, functional, cultural, social, economic,
developmental, spiritual, vocational, and leisure status.
Utilizes leadership skills by coordinating and collaborating with
the patient, family, significant other(s), communities, and members
of the interprofessional team in assessing needs, setting goals,
planning interventions, providing care, and evaluating
Utilizes effective communication to participate with the patient,
family, significant other(s), and other health care providers in
collaborative decision making that reflects the understanding that
care should be culturally sensitive, ethical, legal, holistic,
informed, compassionate, and humane, and within the boundaries of
available economic resources.
Educates the patient, family, and significant other(s) about
measures that promote, maintain, and restore health or promote
Fosters a healthy work environment within the practice setting and
profession by serving as a mentor and role model for nursing
colleagues, students, and others.
Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific
knowledge in health care to medical-surgical nursing practice,
ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patients
age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the
department's Scope of Service.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
May perform point of care testing according to policies and
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing
No experience required
Constant use of speech to share information through oral
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25
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
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
Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting,
gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Rare crawling and running.
Keywords: SSM Health, Jefferson City , Registered Nurse, Other , Jefferson City, Missouri
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