RN - Surgery Stepdown Job
Full Job Title: Registered Nurse Surgical Stepdown
Job Number: 17016337
Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
Location: St. Louis, MO
Schedule: Full Time, 12 Hour Day, Rotating Weekends
*Must have 2 years of RN experience to receivebonus
7 South is a 23 bed unit whose primarilyservices include adult-geriatric patients with acute illness, injury, orpreexisting disease that require thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, andgenitourinary surgery. 7 South has 19 acute care beds to provide acutepre-operative and post-operative care to the thoracic surgery, vascular surgerypatients, and genitourinary surgery patients. 7 South also has a 4 bed ICUstepdown ward. The floor consists of seven private and seven semi-privaterooms. Care is provided to patients with a wide range of vascular, thoracicdiagnosis, genitourinary and surgical intervention.
The Registered Nurse (RN) is a professionalpractitioner who manages and directs nursing care activities during thepatient's hospital stay and coordinates care planning with other disciplinesutilizing a patient / customer driven approach.
- Minimum Education: RN licensure in the Stateof Missouri
- Working Conditions: May be exposed to the riskof blood borne diseases. Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries,and illness). Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Handlesemergency and crisis situations. Subject to irregular hours.
- Physical Requirements: Occasional prolongedstanding/walking. Occasionally lifts, positions, pushes and/or transferspatients. Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching.
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