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RN - Inpatient Services - Nights

Company: SSM Health
Location: Monroe
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling.WI-Monroe Clinic HospitalWorker Type:RegularJob Highlights:At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. -As an RN, you've chosen a career where patients matter-a lot. -As an RN in the Inpatient Services unit, you will assess and intervene complex patient care needs and act as an advocate for each patient. You may comfort patients and their families, encourage patients to improve, and fulfill other roles as needed. This position is scheduled for 36 hours a week as a night shift. At SSM Health, you can expect a work environment where: - -
- Employees feel valued, respected and free to express themselves; -
- Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose; -
- Teamwork and collaboration is encouraged, while management is supportive. -If you're a patient advocate first--- -
If you listen and respond with great care--- -
If the needs, wants, and goals of each patient matter to you--- -
Then we'd love to learn more! Please fill out your application today. -
Join a network of healthcare professionals just as kind and powerful as you.Job Summary:Under supervision and in collaboration with other health care professionals, assists in performing a variety of nursing care services for patients.Job Responsibilities and Requirements:PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contributes to overall quality and safe care for patients by answering - patients' calls for help, taking their vital signs, and monitoring - their behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration - as measured by patient satisfaction, quality audits, direct observation.
  • Creates a positive patient experience by assisting patients with their activities of daily living including assisting with baths, ambulating, feeding, skin care, personal and oral hygiene and making occupied and unoccupied beds as measured by patient satisfaction quality audits and direct observation.
  • Contributes to quality care and safety by assisting and performing procedures such as - performing dressing changes, enemas, ostomy care, toileting, turning, cough and deep breathing, catheter care, collection of biological specimens, measuring and recording intake and output of fluids.
  • Contributes to exceptional patient satisfaction by establishing a compassionate environment, timely responses to patients' needs, open communication and providing emotional and psychological support.
  • Contributes to safety and quality care by relaying information via charting and communicating to team members.
  • Contributes to achievement of exceptional health care by functioning as a member of the team as measured by active participation in department initiatives, unit meetings, committees and special projects.
  • Informs licensed nurse of any changes in patient condition/needs, of patient complaints, and of patient/significant other educational needs.
  • Prepares patients for discharge and accompanies them upon dismissal as indicated.
  • Stocks and maintains supplies and equipment in keeping with patient care needs and cost containment. - Utilizes time and supplies economically and conscientiously.
  • Orients new patients and significant others to the nursing unit.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
    • Current enrollee of an accredited school of nursing; Bachelor's enrollees must have completed junior year; Associate's enrollees must have completed second semester clinicals; Graduate has failed a licensure exam and is awaiting retake for a maximum of six months post graduation.EXPERIENCE
      • No experience requiredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
        • Constant standing and walking.
        • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
        • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
        • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
        • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.
        • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
        • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
        • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.
        • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
        • Occasional lifting/moving patients.
        • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
        • Occasional driving.Department:1001000028 Inpatient ServicesWork Shift:Night Shift (United States of America)Scheduled Weekly Hours:36SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.Learn more here

Keywords: SSM Health, Rockford , RN - Inpatient Services - Nights, Healthcare , Monroe, Illinois

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