RN - ER Job

Full Job Title: RN - Emergency Room

Job Number: 17014058

Facility: SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City

Location: Jefferson City, MO

Schedule: PRN, Evenings

Hours: 1P-1A

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:
    • Initiates accurate and ongoing assessments of the patient's physical, psychological, and social problems for the patient's chief or presenting complaint within the emergency care system.
    • Analyzes ongoing assessment data to formulate nursing diagnoses, identifies collaborative problems and formulates a plan of care and interventions to attain expected and desired outcomes.
    • Demonstrates consistent use and compliance of written protocols and procedures including restraints, conscious sedation, medication administration, and documentation; demonstrates sound judgment in emergent and routine situations.
    • Professionally communicates the patient condition, changes in this condition, and expected outcomes to other health care providers; when appropriate the patient's significant others is included in these communications.
    • Implements a plan of care individualized for each patient based on ongoing assessments, responses to interventions, and expected / desired outcomes.
    • Demonstrates competency in emergency nursing procedures, consistently utilizing patient identification, patient monitoring, and appropriate documentation in accordance to the patient's condition and departmental standards.
    • Continually utilizes systemic and ongoing evaluation of the patient's responses to interventions, determining progress toward resolution of immediate and long term goals and patient needs.
    • Consistently demonstrates customer service skills to help ensure optimal and positive patient's perception of their emergency department experiences as measured by Press Ganey.
    • Actively involved in departmental Shared Accountability, serving as a problems solver on the unit and within the hospital organization.
    • Facilitates the efficient through put of patients, serving as a resource for patient admissions, transfers, and discharges.
    • Consistently demonstrates efficient utilization of time and resources, and helps foster success of new staff, volunteers, and/or students.


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 6 months of hire. ACLS and PALS certification within 6 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.

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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