Looking for a RN opportunity where patients come first and you are valued as a team member? We have opportunities for you in our child, adolescent, adult and geriatric units. We have full time, part time and prn positions available on various shifts at our two locations - Midtown and our south campus at 59th and Penn. As a RN, you will be a vital member of the care team for our patients, assessing and evaluating their condition, while providing compassion and comfort. At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you.
*Sign on bonus is available for full time experienced nurses where applicable*
Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
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 patient's 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 outcomes.
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 problems.
Demonstrates knowledge of the impact of actual or potential illness and each patient's 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 inter-professional team in assessing needs, setting goals, planning interventions, providing care, and evaluating outcomes.
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 comfort.
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 patient's age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing
No experience required
Licenses / Certifications:
BLS HCP Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider - American Heart Association (AHA), Certified Oncology Nurse - Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC), CMSRN Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB), CMSRN Certified Medical-Surgical RN - American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), OCN Certified Oncology Nurse - American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), ONC Orthopedic Nurse Certified - Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board (ONCB), Registered Nurse (RN) - State of Work Location or Compact Multi-State License, RN-BC Medical-Surgical Nurse-Board Certified - American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), RN-BC Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification - American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), SCRN Stroke Certified Registered Nurse - American Board of Neuroscience Nursing (ABNN), Vascular Access Certification (VA-BC) - Vascular Access Certification Corporation (VACC)
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.