Clinical Support Nurse - Surgery
Company: SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - St. Charles
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: December 2, 2019
Fulfill your calling at SSM Health. ? At SSM Health we know that
being a nurse is more than a career, it is a calling. As an SSM
Health nurse, you have responsibility to carry on a ministry our
founding Sisters set forth more than 144 years ago by offering hope
and healing to our patients and when you join our team, our sacred
ministry is in your hands.? Each one of us brings a special gift to
our Mission, what will yours be? ? Employees tell us that the
environment at SSM Health?? feels more like a family.? Employees
are warm and friendly, they enjoy each other?s company, they care
for one another and they share a passion for delivering exceptional
patient care!?? ? Join our exceptional team! ? ? Role Purpose: ?
The Clinical Nurse Support drives progress toward best care and
best results through coaching and mentoring of staff and advocating
for best practices. ? Responsibilities:
- Collaboration of the entire care team. Contributes to the
exceptional patient experience through facilitating smooth
transitions through the patient care process, assuring active
Assures the active involvement of patients and their families
throughout the process.???? Drives physician partnership by
encouraging collaboration and relationship building between
physicians and clinical care staff. Promotes exceptional employee
commitment by mentoring, coaching and staff development; making
assignments with the developmental needs of staff in mind.?
Facilitates the respectful and responsible utilization of
resources, while safely optimizing efficiency and productivity.
Advocates for best care/best results in all team interactions,
making assignments, providing coaching/mentoring, encouraging team
communication and problem solving where necessary. Contributes to
the overall employee experience by encouraging, promoting and
facilitating communication, projects, celebration and recognition
both within and between groups. Exhibits the following behaviors:
proactively identify and resolve issues that arise in the
department; display a positive and supportive attitude towards SSM
and our organizational goals; model professional conduct related to
a leadership role (eg. attendance; recognizing professional
boundaries).Minimum Qualifications: ? ?
?State of MO RN License1-3 years of
- Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess
the following physical capabilities:
- Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 100 lbs.?
- Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily?
- Standing or walking more than 6 hours a day
- Running to respond to patient emergencies?
- Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 6 hours
- Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone
variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read
telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.?
- Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body
sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).?
- Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of
machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper
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