SSM Health RN-Clinic Infusion Shackelford Road in Florissant, Missouri
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Performs the primary functions of a Registered Nurse in assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of all assigned patients. For Vascular Access, assesses, recognizes and establishes the need of a mid to long term vascular access device (VAD) for the patient.
Actively supports the care of the patient.
Assesses and addresses the needs of the patient/family.
Works collaboratively with other interprofessional team members in resolving patient/family problems, concerns and issues.
Collaborates with other departments as needed to establish the patient/family treatment plan.
Individualizes, implements, evaluates or updates the plan of care and patient educational needs regarding vascular access.
Possesses the ability to complete intravenous insertion and assessment to include peripheral and central line access.
Utilizes equipment such as point of care ultrasound equipment and intravenous infusion pumps as appropriate.
Effectively demonstrates proper interpretation of department specific policies and related laboratory results to safely manage specific patient needs.
Implements, monitors and records patient care and communicates patient condition as appropriate. Takes appropriate actions to unanticipated changes in patient condition.
Utilizes the Electronic Health Record (EHR) to access treatment and therapy plans.
As an SSM Health nurse, demonstrates the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model.
Utilizes the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Graduate of an approved school of nursing
No experience required if not in Vascular Access
Two years' nurse experience if in Vascular Access
Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Rare crawling and running.
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