Registered Nurse Cardio Stepdown

Description

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
RN, Cardiac Stepdown
RN Nights Full Time
$10K Sign-on Bonus

*Must have 2 years of experience to receivebonus

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.

Position Summary:

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 disciplines utilizinga patient / customer driven approach.



Qualifications

- 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.