Charge Nurse - Neuro Step Down ICU - Bridgeton - job 958305

SSM Health

Date: 07/22/2021

City: Bridgeton, Missouri

Employment type: Full-time

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.




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