Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/17/2020
Job Category:
Nursing
RN - Float Pool
(This job is no longer available)
SSM Health | Oklahoma City, OK
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Job Description

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Uses standards of medical-surgical nursing practice to increase the quality of care and quality of life for the patient, family, and significant other(s) by systematically evaluating the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.
* Establishes effective relationships and serves as an advocate with the patient, family, and significant other(s) to facilitate the development of the care plan unique to the patient's care needs.
* Uses the nursing process to develop and implement the plan of care, collect assessment data for each patient, determine appropriate nursing diagnoses, identify expected patient outcomes, determine the plan of care, implement interventions, and evaluate patient outcomes.
* Develops assessment and management strategies based on a consideration of the physical, functional, cultural, social, economic, developmental, spiritual, vocational, and leisure dimensions of human responses to actual and potential health problems.
* Demonstrates knowledge of the impact of actual or potential illness and each patient's physical, functional, cultural, social, economic, developmental, spiritual, vocational, and leisure status.
* Utilizes leadership skills by coordinating and collaborating with the patient, family, significant other(s), communities, and members of the interprofessional team in assessing needs, setting goals, planning interventions, providing care, and evaluating outcomes.
* Utilizes effective communication to participate with the patient, family, significant other(s), and other health care providers in collaborative decision making that reflects the understanding that care should be culturally sensitive, ethical, legal, holistic, informed, compassionate, and humane, and within the boundaries of available economic resources.
* Educates the patient, family, and significant other(s) about measures that promote, maintain, and restore health or promote comfort.
* Fosters a healthy work environment within the practice setting and profession by serving as a mentor and role model for nursing colleagues, students, and others.
* Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to medical-surgical nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient's age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

* Graduate of accredited school of nursing

EXPERIENCE

* No experience required

About SSM Health

Sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary and based in St. Louis, Mo., SSM Health Care (SSMHC) is one of the largest Catholic systems in the country. The system owns, manages and is affiliated with 20 acute care hospitals and three nursing homes in four states: Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin and Oklahoma. Nearly 5,000 affiliated physicians and 23,500 employees work together to provide a wide range of services that are compassionate, holistic and of high quality. SSMHC health-related businesses include information systems, home care, hospice, and support services such as materiel management and clinical engineering. SSMHC also owns an interest in Premier Medical Insurance Group Inc., one of Wisconsin's largest health maintenance organizations.