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SSM Health Patient Care Tech - Campus Float Pool in Fenton, Missouri

It's more than a career, it's a calling

MO-SSM Health St. Clare Hospital - Fenton

Worker Type:

Regular

Job Highlights:

  • Department: Campus Float Pool

  • Schedule: Full Time, Night Shift, 7pm – 7am

  • Starting Pay: $18.00 (Offers are based on years of experience and equity for this role.)

  • Shift Differentials: Nights: $1.50, Evenings: $1.25, Weekend: $1.25

  • Location: St. Clare Hospital

*$2,000 Sign-On Bonus for Full-Time*

As a Clinical Partner at SSM Health, you will play a crucial role in our patient care team, working closely with nurses and other healthcare professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for those we serve. Your commitment to patient care and your ability to assist in a variety of nursing tasks will be highly valued and rewarded in our supportive and dynamic work environment.

We understand that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are committed to providing you with the support and resources you need to thrive in your role. At SSM Health, you will find opportunities for professional growth, a collaborative culture, and a dedication to work-life balance that sets us apart.

**Sign on bonuses are for external qualified candidates. Internal candidates, please check with your recruiter to see what options are available for you.

*$1,000 Referral Bonus available to current employees*

Competitive, affordable health insurance including but not limited to:

  • Getting paid every day!

  • Access up to $5,250 in tuition coverage per year

  • Paid maternity & paternity coverage

  • Adoption assistance

  • Various competitive health insurance options & wellness plans

  • Retirement benefits including employer matching plans

  • Long & short-term disability

  • Employee assistance programs (EAP)

*Please note, benefits and eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply.

Job Summary:

Assists in performing a variety of nursing care services for patients.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Receives patient care assignment from the registered nurse (RN) in charge. Initiates delegated tasks based on demonstrated competence in performing nursing activities for specific patient age group served.

  • Collects and documents data for the admission assessment and reassessment at specific times for patient population. Documents and provides appropriate data to the RN and/or LPN for analysis and validation of patient’s response to care or treatment and when significant change occurs in the patient’s condition.

  • Contributes to safety and quality care by relaying information via charting and communicating to team members.

  • Informs licensed nurse of any changes in patient condition/needs, of patient complaints, and of patient/significant other educational needs.

  • Answers patients’ calls for help, takes their vital signs, and monitors their behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration. Assists with baths, ambulating, feeding, skin care, personal and oral hygiene and making occupied and unoccupied beds. Performs dressing changes, enemas, ostomy care, toileting, turning, cough and deep breathing, catheter care, collection of biological specimens, measuring and recording intake and output of fluids.

  • Prepares patients for discharge and accompanies them upon dismissal as indicated.

  • Stocks and maintains supplies and equipment in keeping with patient care needs and cost containment. Utilizes time and supplies economically and conscientiously.

  • Assists with delegated clerical duties such as answering telephones, relaying messages, transcription of physician orders, preparing and organizing the patient's medical record.

  • Orients new patients and significant others to the nursing unit.

  • Performs mechanical and manual operation of equipment as recommended in user's manual, with ability to recognize common mechanical problems and initiate appropriate corrective action.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • May perform point of care testing according to policies and procedures.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Passing grade on state of work location required exam.

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving patients.

  • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Occasional driving.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Receives patient care assignment from the registered nurse (RN) in charge. Initiates delegated tasks based on demonstrated competence in performing nursing activities for specific patient age group served.

  • Collects and documents data for the admission assessment and reassessment at specific times for patient population. Documents and provides appropriate data to the RN and/or LPN for analysis and validation of patient’s response to care or treatment and when significant change occurs in the patient’s condition.

  • Contributes to safety and quality care by relaying information via charting and communicating to team members.

  • Informs licensed nurse of any changes in patient condition/needs, of patient complaints, and of patient/significant other educational needs.

  • Answers patients’ calls for help, takes their vital signs, and monitors their behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration. Assists with baths, ambulating, feeding, skin care, personal and oral hygiene and making occupied and unoccupied beds. Performs dressing changes, enemas, ostomy care, toileting, turning, cough and deep breathing, catheter care, collection of biological specimens, measuring and recording intake and output of fluids.

  • Prepares patients for discharge and accompanies them upon dismissal as indicated.

  • Stocks and maintains supplies and equipment in keeping with patient care needs and cost containment. Utilizes time and supplies economically and conscientiously.

  • Assists with delegated clerical duties such as answering telephones, relaying messages, transcription of physician orders, preparing and organizing the patient's medical record.

  • Orients new patients and significant others to the nursing unit.

  • Performs mechanical and manual operation of equipment as recommended in user's manual, with ability to recognize common mechanical problems and initiate appropriate corrective action.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • May perform point of care testing according to policies and procedures.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Passing grade on state of work location required exam.

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving patients.

  • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Occasional driving.

REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

State of Work Location: Illinois

  • Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

  • And

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) - Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

State of Work Location: Missouri

  • Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

  • And

  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) - Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

State of Work Location: Oklahoma

  • Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

  • And

  • Advanced Unlicensed Assistant - Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN)

  • Or

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) - Oklahoma State Department of Health

State of Work Location: Wisconsin

  • Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

  • And

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Wisconsin Department of Health Services

  • Or

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry

Work Shift:

Night Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:

8452010113 Nursing Float

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

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