RN- Charge Nurse 2N Orthopedics/Surgery

Employer
SSM Health
Location
Fenton, Missouri
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 14, 2022
Closes
Oct 14, 2022
Ref
7772_R86879
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

**You may be eligible for our 15K sign on bonus, please check with your recruiter for details.

At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with employees like you.  Do you love coaching and mentoring nurses, making staff assignments based on patient acuity and working with leadership to meet productivity? If so, St. Clare Hospital is in need of a Registered Charge Nurse for our Orthopedics/Surgery unit. We’re looking for a highly professional candidate who is comfortable building relationships and helping to provide opportunities for professional development for the team. We offer a positive, upbeat work environment where all medical personnel work together to improve their skills and to become experts in their area of interest. Here we rely on teamwork and relationship building and will make a difference in the lives of our patients.  We hope you’ll want to join our team.

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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