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RN- Stepdown/Critical Care

Company: SSM Health
Location: Hazelwood
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

$10,000 Sign on Bonus EligibleWelcome 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 3 North! Were a fast-paced, newly renovated 18-bed Trauma Surgical ICU unit.

  • Take care of post op- Neuro Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular surgery and Trauma patients
  • Develop your critical thinking skills and management of critically ill patients.
  • Learn and/or perfect your critical care skills and knowledge regarding invasive monitoring, management, and interpretation; ventilator and respiratory management; hemodynamic treatment and monitoring to name a few.
  • Advance your skills by learning to monitor and manage CRRT (continuous dialysis), Impella, and Intra-Aortic balloon pumps
  • New and experienced nurses welcome! Ample opportunity for growth and development. Unit based practice council.
  • Join a work FAMILY that values your ideas/opinions and help change the face of healthcare!Provides direct nursing care in settings where patients require complex assessments and intervention, in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Obtains comprehensive data pertinent to the patient from the patient, family other healthcare providers to develop a holistic picture of the patients needs or condition.
    • Analyzes and synthesizes data from the assessment in determining diagnosis or conditions relevant to care.
    • Identifies optimal outcomes for the patient in collaboration with the patient, family and interprofessional team.
    • Develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain outcomes, using clinical judgement in collaboration with patient, family and interprofessional care team.
    • Implements the plan, employing strategies to promote and maintain a safe environment, coordinates implementation with patient, family and interprofessional team.
    • Evaluates processes and progress toward attainment of goals and outcomes.
    • Contributes to the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice, evaluates their own practice, and maintains current knowledge and competence.
    • Communicates effectively in all areas of practice, collaborates with patient, family and interprofessional team.
    • Uses clinical inquiry and integrates best evidence into practice.
    • Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to critical care 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.
    • 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.Required
            Preferred
            Job Industries
            • Customer Service

Keywords: SSM Health, Springfield , RN- Stepdown/Critical Care, Healthcare , Hazelwood, Illinois

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