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RN - Cardiac / Tele Unit - FT Nights - St. Joseph Hospital, West

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 by SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Lake Saint Louis

Lake Saint Louis, MO 63367
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

** Up to a $10,000 Sign On Bonus **

Fulfill your calling at SSM Health.

At SSM Health we know that being a nurse is more than a career, it is a calling. As an SSM Health nurse, you have responsibility to carry on a ministry our founding Sisters set forth more than 144 years ago by offering hope and healing to our patients and when you join our team, our sacred ministry is in your hands. Each one of us brings a special gift to our Mission, what will yours be?

Employees tell us that the environment at SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Lake St. Louis feels more like a family. Employees are warm and friendly, they enjoy each other's company, they care for one another and they share a passion for delivering exceptional patient care!

Join our exceptional team!

Role Purpose:

The Staff Nurse (RN), Cardiac/Tele provides direct patient care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of SSM Health.

This benefit eligible position is three 12-hour shifts per week, 7p-7a, rotating holidays and every third weekend. We offer self-scheduling and a four day Staff Nurse orientation!

Responsibilities:

  • Creating an environment that leads to a positive patient care experience by evaluating, planning and implementing effective plans of care and communicating with both patients and their families.
  • Serving as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well- coordinated patient care in an acute or clinic setting.
  • Making sound decisions in response to changes in condition/response to treatment while maintaining a calm demeanor.
  • Utilizing the Electronic Health Record to document patient care.
  • Effectively coordinating with physicians and team members regarding changes in patient status, symptomatology, results of diagnostic tests and critical test values.
  • Demonstrating an attitude that exemplifies SSM values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Stewardship and Community.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree from an accredited nursing program
  • State of Missouri RN license
  • BLS Certification
  • Customer Service abilities and effective listening skills

  • Exceptional critical thinking and the ability to work in a team in a fast paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSN
  • ACLS
Physical Requirements:
Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the following physical capabilities:
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 100 lbs.
  • Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily
  • Standing or walking more than 6 hours a day
  • Running to respond to patient emergencies
  • Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 6 hours a day
  • Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
  • Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).
  • Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper operation.
About Us
SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Lake Saint Louis -
In Lake Saint Louis, Missouri, SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital was established in 1986 to meet the expanding health care needs of western St. Charles County. This 122-bed community hospital is the leading provider of emergency and obstetric services in St. Charles, Warren and Lincoln Counties.
St. Joseph Hospital -Lake Saint Louis was the first hospital in the St. Louis area to go live with a comprehensive electronic health record in March 2008. Money Magazine voted Lake Saint Louis as one of the Top 10 Places to Live in 2009. Offering a broad range of exceptional services in a warm and welcoming environment, St. Joseph Hospital - Lake Saint Louis is a convenient resource, allowing area residents to receive outstanding health care close to home.
Benefits Statement:
Our robust employee benefits package includes health benefits, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability coverage, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, retirement plan options and more.
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings.

Reference: 744984574