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Website SSM Health

This is a great unit for a new graduate nurse to a seasoned veteran nurse looking to grow his/her career.

This 24 bed unit provides services to trauma surgical patients primary focus on post operative. This will include penetrating/blunt injuries, CHI, and fractures. This floor will see orthopedic, spine surgery and plastic surgery patients.

FT, night 7p-7a, Charge

Now is the time to join our Trauma-Ortho SLUH team. Ask your recruiter today how you could qualify for a $20,000 sign-on bonus.

Provides leadership and coordination of unit staffing while ensuring implementation of clinical objectives and quality patient care.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assigns, directs, educates and monitors nursing and support staff during assigned shift. Contributes to or performs performance evaluations of staff.
  • Assesses daily patient care needs and develops and distributes patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate patient care is given.
  • Collaborates with advanced practice providers to ensure quality outcomes.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.
  • Responds to complaints about patient care and manages through established channels.
  • May provide input for hiring, training, directing, developing and evaluating staff.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing

EXPERIENCE

  • One year of registered nurse experience

PHYSICAL 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.

Associated topics: ambulatory, care unit, maternal, nurse clinical, psychatric, psychiatric, registered nurse, surgery, tcu, transitional

Tagged as: Ambulatory, Care Unit, Maternal, Nurse Clinical, Psychatric, Psychiatric, Registered Nurse, Surgery, Tcu, Transitional

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