Staff Nurse - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri


United States
(20140246)

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Detailed Job Description

Job Summary: Under general direction, manages and directs nursing care activities and coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
May include any and/or all of the following:

  1. Ensures efficient and coordinated clinic flow by coordinating and planning clinic activities; communicates patient’s needs; makes referrals; serves as a resource person of insurance information.
  2. Delivers direct patient care; assesses patients physical, psychosocial and/or emotional needs; provides patient and family teaching; triages patients and informs physician of patient status; responds to phone messages from patients and informs physicians as needed; orders supplies; stocks and maintains patient’s rooms; sterilizes instruments.
  3. Administers medications as assigned; serves as a resource person for knowledge of medication uses, side effects, and dosage; checks for proper medication order; documents medications; obtains required consent forms to administer immunizations; notifies pharmacies of physician approved prescriptions; reviews drug samples to insure they have not exceeded the expiration date; labels sample drugs and educates patients of medication administration.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Customer service skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to instruct/teach/tutor
  • Ability to receive telephone inquiries in a tactful, helpful manner
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations and unpleasant elements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and experience equivalent to:

Graduation from an approved RN program; supplemented with one (1) year related experience. A Missouri RN License is required.

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Recruiting Range

$49,300 - $51,700  

Keyword Phrases

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  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Medical Center Staff
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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