Registered Nurse Surgery Stepdown


SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

RN, Surgery Stepdown

RN - FT Nights - Three 12s

$10K Sign-on Bonus

*Must have 2 years of RN experience to receive bonus

7 South is a 23 bed unit whose primarily servicesinclude adult-geriatric patients with acute illness, injury, or preexistingdisease that require thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, and genitourinarysurgery. 7 South has 19 acute care beds to provide acute pre-operative andpost-operative care to the thoracic surgery, vascular surgery patients, andgenitourinary surgery patients. 7 South also has a 4 bed ICU stepdown ward. Thefloor consists of seven private and seven semi-private rooms. Care is providedto patients with a wide range of vascular, thoracic diagnosis, genitourinaryand surgical intervention.

Position Summary:

The Registered Nurse (RN) 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.


- 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.