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SSM Health RN - Behavioral Health - Multiple Shifts Available in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Please note - this is not for a specific position, but a general application to learn what might be a fit for you. If you see a position that you are interested in, please apply directly for that position.

Role Purpose:

Utilize the nursing process in care delivery and provide nursing leadership for other patient care personnel.

Responsibilities:

Completes admitting and shift assessments on assigned patients; accurately and within time-frame set in policy and procedures.

Utilizes critical judgment to analyze patient assessment data, develops a plan care for each assigned patient and delegates patient care appropriately.

Implements complex and individualized nursing interventions for each patient assigned.

Evaluates the effect of nursing care and modifies interventions based on the patient's response.

Documents all nursing care given and adheres to nursing standards and institution policies and procedures.

Consistently and accurately implements and records physicians’ orders.

Maintain working knowledge of hospital and unit specific policies, protocols, and care paths.

Educate patient and family based on assessed needs and documents education provided.

Acts as a clinical resource to and supervises care delivered by LPNs and Techs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. Professional specialty certification required for certified incumbents.

Current CPR (Healthcare Provider).

PreferredQualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

Certification by the American Nurses’ Association (ANA) as a Medical/Surgical Nurse, certification as a CNRN with the American Board of Neurosurgical Nursing, or certification as an ONC with the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses preferred.

PhysicalRequirements:

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 5 hours a day

Running to respond to patient emergencies

Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 5 hours a day.

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 operation

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex

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