SSM Health RN - Operating Room in Jefferson City, Missouri


Role Purpose:

The Registered Nurse is responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care and is accountable for the outcome of such care. Directs/oversees other licensed and unlicensed staff in the provision of patient care.


  • Ensures a thorough and accurate admission assessment is completed and documented and utilizes critical judgment to analyze patient assessment data to develop an appropriate plan of care.

  • Demonstrates and maintains knowledge and skills necessary to meet physical, psycho-social, spiritual, cultural, and age appropriate needs of each patient.

  • Develops a plan of care based on patient assessments, physician preferences and scheduled procedure criteria. Collaborates with physicians and other health care professionals to plan and prepare individualized care for each patient.

  • Appropriately prepares equipment, supply and resource needs based on an individualized plan of care. Reevaluates and modifies resource needs as needed.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to perform all aspects of a variety of surgical procedures. Implements a plan of care that incorporates physician prescribed treatments, nursing assessments and diagnostic data in a manner that is prioritized, timely, and integrated with the plan of care.

  • Follows laboratory policy and procedure to correctly handle and label all laboratory specimens. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate administration of medications and treatments according to policy, procedure and protocol.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • Current Missouri license as a Registered Nurse or Graduate Nurse eligible to take State Board exam for first time
  • Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare provider certification/card or must obtain within 3 months of hire.

About SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital – Jefferson City

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City is a 167-bed, full-service community hospital located in Missouri's state capital. The hospital moved to a new, state-of-the-art building in November 2014. The hospital features a dedicated inpatient pediatric unit, a Wound Center and Outpatient Treatment Center. Other services offered at the hospital include emergency services, cardiology, orthopedic care, cancer care, outpatient surgical services, maternity care and women's health.

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Req ID: 17010465

Primary Location: Missouri-Jefferson City-SSM Health St.Mary’s Hospital – Jefferson City

Schedule: Full Time, Days, Varied

Shift: Day Job

Schedule Hours Per Pay Period: 630am-3pm

Call Rotation: nights, weekends, holidays

Normal work hours: 80

Job: Nursing

Organization: SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital – Jefferson City

Posting: Aug 23, 2017, 12:44:47 PM-Ongoing