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RN - Telemetry

Posted on Nov 12, 2019 by SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - St. Charles

Missouri, MO
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Role Purpose :

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

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree from an accredited Nursing Program
  • 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
Physical Requirements:


Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the following physical capabilities:
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 100 lbs.
  • Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily
  • Standing or walking more than 6 hours a day
  • Running to respond to patient emergencies
  • Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 6 hours a day
  • Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
  • Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body sounds (ie, respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).
  • Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper operation.

Reference: 793637446

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