SSM Health RN - Operating Room in Jefferson City, Missouri

Description

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.


Qualifications

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