Registered Nurse Surgery Stepdown


SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
RN, Surgical Stepdown
RN - FT Nights
$10K Sign-on Bonus

*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.

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 disciplinesutilizing 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.