Care Partner - Neurosurgery Job

Full Job Title: Care Partner Neurosurgery

Job Number: 17006955

Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time, 12 Hour Night

Hours: 7:00PM - 7:00AM


SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Position Summary:

  • Care Partners are responsible for meeting the basic needs of patients by providing skilled levels of bedside patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Care Partners also perform clerical duties necessary to the functioning of the nursing unit.
  • Carries out the patient's plan of care as it relates to the patient's physical needs under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
  • Delivers care requiring broad knowledge of aseptic technique, medical terminology and equipment.
  • Assists nurses and physicians with procedures.
  • Maintains knowledge of and operates equipment used in patient care safely.
  • Completes unit clerical duties including the coordination of designated unit activities, transcription of orders, medical record maintenance and serving as a unit receptionist.
  • Prepares rooms prior to admissions and following discharges. Completes patient's belongings list on admission and transfer.
  • Directs prompt and courteous attention to the needs of patients, families, and visitors.


Job Specifications:

  • High School graduate or GED equivalent and at least 18 years of age.
  • Post High School vocational / specialized training preferred.
  • 1-3 years preferrably in acute care hospital
  • Completion of learning program with 80% passing score on written and skills performance examination.
  • Skills to assist with ADL for neurologically challenged patients.
  • Knowledge of vital signs, assisting with dietary needs and personal needs a must.

Working Conditions: Regular exposure to the risk of blood-borne diseases. Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances. Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, illness). Subject to trying and unpredictable situations. May perform emergency care. Subject to irregular hours. Pressure due to multiple competing demands.

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital 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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