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Job Title:

RN - Emergency Room

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SSM Health - St. Mary's Hospital

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3rd Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Role Purpose: The scope of emergency nursing practice involves the assessment, analysis, outcome identification, planning and implementation of interventions. They also must evaluate human responses to perceived actual or potential, sudden or urgent, physical or psycho-social problems that are primarily episodic or acute and which may occur in a variety of settings. They may require minimal care to life support measures; patient family, and significant other education; appropriate referral and discharge planning; and knowledge of legal implications.

• Effectively completes triage assessment utilizing the ESI triage system, establishes patient priorities, and completes assessments on all patients assigned.
• Utilizes critical judgement to analyze patient assessment data, coordinates patient care as appropriate.
• Implements individualized nursing interventions for each patient assigned.
• Evaluates nursing care and modifies interventions based on the patient's response.
• Accurately documents all nursing care provided and adheres to nursing standards.
• Consistently and accurately reviews and implements physicians orders.
• Utilizes the five rights and the two patient identifiers when administering medications. Performs medication reconciliation for each patient. Completes documentation without deficiency.
• Ensures a smooth and efficient flow of patients. Actively goes to waiting room and receives new patients without being prompted. During high volume handles additional patient assignments.
• Accurately follows procedures for facility charging and patient classification.
• Educates patients and families based on assessed needs, documents education provided, and keeps them informed of tests, treatments and any delays.
• Completes daily checklist, efficiently maintains room supplies and equipment.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:
• Completed Associates of Nursing Program
• RN Licensure

Physical Requirements: 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 12 hours a day
• Running to respond to patient emergencies
• Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 12 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


Benefits Statement:
Our robust employee benefits package includes health benefits, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability coverage, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, retirement plan options and more.

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings.

Company Information

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital–Centralia, operating in partnership with the Felician Sisters, is a 113-bed hospital specializing in cancer care. For six consecutive years, Healthgrades has presented SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital–Centralia with the Outstanding Patient Experience Award and with the Critical Care Excellence Award. In 2014, Quest by Premier Inc. recognized SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital–Centralia with the Citation of Merit Award for High-Value Healthcare.

Application Instructions:

Requisition #: 19501048
Facility: SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia
Address: 400 N. Pleasant Ave., Centralia, IL
Employment Type: Full Time, Nights
Hours: 7 pm to 7 am
Scheduled Hours Per 2 Week Pay Period: 80
Contact Email:
Posting Date: 2/19/2019

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