Registered Nurse Acute Care Of The Elderly Weekend Option

Description

SSMHealth Saint Louis University Hospital

RN-Nights WeekendOption

$10KSign-on Bonus

*Musthave 2 years of RN experience to receive bonus

9 North, the Acute Care for the Elderly Unit, provides care forpatients 65 years and older with medical conditions such as gastrointestinal,pulmonary, renal, etc. that require hospitalization. 9 North has 21 beds thatinclude a 4 bed Acute Observation room. Care is directed by the GeriatricMedicine Medical Staff. Nursing staff are competent in the ability to care forcomplex geriatric patients with such symptoms as mental status changes anddelirium caused by physical conditions.

PositionSummary:

TheRegistered Nurse (RN) is a professional practitioner who manages and directsnursing care activities during the patient's hospital stay and coordinates careplanning with other disciplines utilizing a patient / customer driven approach.



Qualifications

Job Specifications:

Minimum Education: RN licensure in the State of Missouri

Working Conditions: 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.