Student Nurse - Cardio Stepdown Job
Full Job Title: Student Nurse Cardio Stepdown
Job Number: 17012021
Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
Location: St. Louis, MO
SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
Student Nurse - PRN
9 South is a 23 bed telemetry unit that providesservices and care to adult patients, ages 18 and over. Prevalent admittingdiagnoses are open heart surgery for coronary artery disease and trauma,valvular disease and other cardiac anomalies and disease, interventionaltreatment of cardiac disease and abnormalities, rule-out myocardial infarction,unstable angina, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, pulmonary hypertension, andcardiac arrhythmias. 9 South centers on the improvement of cardiac health andensures that the needs of all patients are met.
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 Partner also perform clerical duties necessary to the functioning of the nursing unit.
Minimum Education: High School graduate or GED equivalent and at least 18 years of age. Post High School vocational / specialized training preferred.
Minimum Experience: None
Required Course: Completion of learning program with 80% passing score on written and skills performance examination.
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.
Physical Requirements: Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking. Lifts, positions, pushes, and /or transfers patients. Lifts supplies / equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, lifting, pushing, pulling 100 pounds.
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