Registered Nurse (RN) Full Time Nights Weekend Option

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SSM Rehabiliation is looking for a Full Time Night Registered Nurse to join our team!!
As the leading provider of comprehensive rehabilitation services in the St. Louis area, SSM Rehabilitation Hospital delivers the specialized care and advanced treatment that enables individuals with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, amputation, joint replacement and other orthopedic trauma, and general medical rehabilitation needs, to rebuild their lives.
SSM Rehabilitation Hospital''s three inpatient rehabilitation units are located within acute care hospitals (SSM St. Mary''s Health Center in St. Louis, and SSM St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles) or operate as a stand-alone hospital (the 60-bed SSM Bridgeton Hospital in Bridgeton). This wide footprint in the greater St. Louis area provides patients with convenient, on-site access to very specialized medical care during their rehabilitative stay.
Be an integral part of a team that helps patients achieve their greatest potential and work toward productive, independent lives. The Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care and functions as part of the Nursing Team. Uses the nursing process for systematically assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care to maximize restoration and maintenance of the patient''s physical and psychological health and goals.
Performs a nursing assessment on all patients within 8 hours of admission. The data collected forms the basis of an individualized plan of care. Identifies teaching needs and goals related to the diagnosis of each patient from the nursing admission assessment and by collaborating with patient/family and the Interdisciplinary team.
Provides patient information and status in a timely manner for the Initial Team Conference and for Re-evaluation Team Conferences on a weekly basis. Responsible and accountable for accurate, succinct and timely documentation of all assessments, interventions and patient's response in the medical record in accordance with policy.
Participates in the patient rehabilitation program on an assigned unit. Is responsible and accountable for direct patient care by utilizing the nursing process of assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care with a priority on the education of the patient/family/significant other based on the health care needs identified. Uses a positive and encouraging approach to achieve patient goals and quality outcomes.
Initiates discharge planning on all patients from the day of admission. Initiates patient teaching in anticipation of the discharge date.
Communicates all pertinent information regarding changes in patient's status from one care provider to another, to support continuity of care and patient safety. This includes the attending physician and the Charge Nurse. Seeks consultation from more senior nursing staff in support of complex clinical decision-making.
Provides direction, training and supervision of ancillary nursing personnel by utilizing problem solving techniques in decision making, organizing, setting priorities and using time effectively. Delegates appropriately.
Positively contributes to the functioning of the unit by providing calm direction and reassurance to ancillary staff, other departments, patients and families. Participates in team building activities on the unit to create a positive and efficient work environment.
Maintains communication with manager and senior nursing staff related to service needs such as necessary supplies, equipment (including repairs) and clinical training in order to effectively complete assigned duties. Provides care in a cost effective manner while promoting quality patient outcomes, monitors supplies and charges.
Performs other duties as requested.
Must have examples of strong leadership ability.
Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse required.
BSN or enrollment in BSN program preferred.
Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.
Previous experience preferred
Date: 2014-04-28
Country: US
State: MO
City: Bridgeton
Postal Code: 63044
Category: Clinical - Staff RN
Job Type: 12-Hour Shift - Weekend Nights

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