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    RN-Charge Adult Acute, Behavioral Health

    SSM Health
    Bridgeton, MO 63044
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    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 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.
    Posting ID: 567384689Posted: 2020-10-01