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RN TRAUMA SURGERY

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 by St. Louis University Hospital

Saint Louis, MO 63129
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

RN - Weekend Option Days


$10K Sign On Bonus! *Must have 2+ years RN experience to qualify for the bonus.


Truama Surgery - The primary focus is the care of the postoperative abdominal surgical population. The Nursing staff is trained to accept surgical patients following: appendectomy/cholecystectomy, pancreatectomy, mastectomy, pancreaticoduodenectomy, gastrectomy, exploratory laparotomy, and colon resections. Primary disease processes include: Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn s, Diverticular disease/diverticulitis, malignancies and gall bladder disease. The trauma population includes: penetrating/blunt injuries, CHI and fractures. Patient condition ranges from satisfactory to serious. Population includes an adult and geriatric population (Adolescent Care is provided on an infrequent basis).

Position Summary:

The Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional practitioner who manages and directs nursing care activities during the patient s hospital stay and coordinates care planning with other disciplines utilizing a patient / customer driven approach.



Job Specifications:

Minimum Education: RN licensure in the State of Missouri

Working Conditions: May be exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases. Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, and illness). Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Handles emergency and crisis situations. Subject to irregular hours.

Physical Requirements: Occasional prolonged standing/walking. Occasionally lifts,

positions, pushes and/or transfers patients. Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching.


Associated topics: cardiothoracic, care, domiciliary, intensive care unit, maternal, nurse, nurse clinical, psychatric, tcu, unit
Associated topics: cardiothoracic, care, domiciliary, intensive care unit, maternal, nurse, nurse clinical, psychatric, tcu, unit

Reference: 744686460