Psych Nurse - Behavioral Health Job

Full Job Title: Psych Nurse - Behavioral Health Adult Acute

Job Number: 17002800

Facility: SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Wentzville

Location: Wentzville, MO

Schedule: Part Time, Benefit Eligible, 12 Hour Night, Nights, Varied, Rotating Weekends

Hours: 7pm-7am

Description

Fulfill your calling at SSM Health.
At SSM Health we know that being a nurse is more than a career, it is a calling. As an SSM Health nurse, you have responsibility to carry on a ministry our founding Sisters set forth more than 144 years ago by offering hope and healing to our patients and when you join our team, our sacred ministry is in your hands. Each one of us brings a special gift to our Mission, what will yours be?
Employees tell us that the environment at SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - St. Charles feels more like a family. Employees are warm and friendly, they enjoy each other's company, they care for one another and they share a passion for delivering exceptional patient care!
Join our exceptional team!

Role Purpose:

The Staff Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of SSM Health.

This position is on the Behavioral Health Adult Acute unit at SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital, Wentzville.

Responsibilities:

    • Creating an environment that leads to a positive patient care experience by evaluating, planning and implementing effective plans of care and communicating with both patients and their families.
    • Serving as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care in an acute or clinic setting.
    • Making sound decisions in response to changes in condition/response to treatment while maintaining a calm demeanor.
    • Utilizing the Electronic Health Record to document patient care.
    • Effectively coordinating with physicians and team members regarding changes in patient status, symptomatology, results of diagnostic tests and critical test values.
    • Demonstrating an attitude that exemplifies SSM values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Stewardship and Community.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Degree from an accredited Nursing Program
  • State of MO RN License
  • BLS
  • Customer Service abilities and effective listening skills
    Exceptional critical thinking and the ability to work in a team in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, pushing, pulling, and lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 100 pounds
Preferred Qualifications:
  • BSN
  • ACLS

SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Wentzville has been providing high-quality health care to residents in Lincoln, Montgomery, western St. Charles, and Warren counties since 1987. It offers comprehensive behavioral health services to seniors, adults and adolescents in our 77-bed inpatient unit, including a unit for developmentally disabled patients. This facility offers 24-hour emergency services that offers fast, high-quality care, and is able to see nine out of 10 patients in fewer than 30 minutes. Other outpatient services include imaging, laboratory, pulmonology and diagnostics.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »


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