RN - Neurosurgery Job

Full Job Title: Registered Nurse Neurosurgery

Job Number: 16008567

Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time, Nights

Hours: 7:00PM-7:30AM


SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital


5 South provides 24 hours acute nursing care to neurosurgery, urology, medical and ortho-spine patients who are acutely ill, injured, or have pre-existing disease process who are in the adolescent, adult, and geriatric stages of life. Nurses on 5 south have the chance to work with a nationally known neurosurgeon on the cutting edge of this field.
    • The Registered Nurse (RN) on 5 South is a professional practitioner who manages and directs nursing care activities during the patient's hospital stay and coordinates care planning with other disciplines utilizing a patient / customer driven approach.
    • Performs comprehensive nursing assessment / reassessment.
    • Establishes and coordinates a plan of care based on analysis on the initial assessment data, patient diagnosis, physician orders and established standards of care.
    • Provides and documents nursing interventions based on assessed patient needs, plan of care, and changes in patient condition.
    • Documents the effectiveness of nursing care and modifies plan of care as patient progresses toward expected outcomes.
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    • RN licensure in the State of Missouri, BSN preferred.
    • Skilled in care of neurosurgery, neurology patients including all technical skills associated with the ability to deal with many behavioral challenges
    • May be exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases. Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, and illness). Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Handles emergency and crisis situations. Subject to irregular hours.
    • Physical Requirements: Occasional prolonged standing/walking. Occasionally lifts positions, pushes and/or transfers patients. Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching.

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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