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Company: St. Luke's Hospital
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus

Performs the primary functions of a registered professional in evaluating a designated group of residents in accordance with all established Nursing standards and hospital policies. Is responsible for managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment on the unit and for promoting Team work with all members of the health care team. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission and values.


% Of Time Spent Job Duties:


1. Directs all care to team members 10%

a. Assists with scheduling/coordinating treatments with all disciplines


2. Acts as resident liaison and advocate. 10%

3. Assures proper documentation 10%


a. Monthly summaries

b. Care Plans

c. MDS d. Narcotic CTS. e. Documentation assessments.

4. Participates in discharge planning 10% a. Attends care plan meetings

b. Identifies home educational needs. c. Instructs and educates residents/significant other to diet meals, activities, etc.


5. Assures orders are processed as follows 10%

a. Checks and signs off orders

b. Accepts telephone orders from MD/s offices

c. Processes monthly orders


6. Makes initial and continuous resident assessment: 10%

a. Communicates the interpretation of lab data, EKG's, etc.

b. Consults with doctor

c. Makes residents rounds

d. Manages residents in house transfer through system

e. Reviews drug therapy

f. Assess ADL's

g. Coordinates administering of treatments between disciplines.


7. Coordinates all aspects of resident care, including planning, intervention, education and evaluation: 10%

a. Inserts/maintains NG tube

b. Performs IV insertions, trouble shooting, maintenance c. Accesses and flushes ports.

d. Performs IV push meds

e. Performs suture removal

f. Performs drain removal/maintains drains.

g. Participates in stat team response

h. Participates in all fire drills

i. Provides resident education

j. Conducts resident care conferences

k. Draws labs/specimen collection

l. Performs EKG's m. Performs CAPD

n. Administers respiratory treatments i.e., pulse oximetry, Nebs, oxygen

o. Assist residents with ADL treatment ambulation

p. Shift report

q. Knowledge of accessing variety of central lines.


8. Performs other resident care activities to include 10%

a. Applying slings/binders/braces

b. V.S.

c. Sterile/aseptic dressing changes

d. Insertion of Foley catheters

e. Complex skin care

f. Giving enemas

g. Applies restraints

h. Checks emergency equipment

i. Collects CQI data

j. Measures for/applies TED hose

k. Assist with feeding.

l. Trach care/suctioning


9. Performs supervisory duties 10%

a. Supervises care team members

b. Supervises students

c. Interprets Surrey Place policy for team members

d. Participates in various nursing or interdisciplinary committees PRN

e. Assists in providing adequate staffing

f. Participates in rounds

g. Participates with standards development


10.Oversees the education of staff 4%

a. Develops and educates staff

b. Orients new employees

c. Participates in performance monitoring (peer review)

d. Maintains core and unit specific competencies


11.RN's on centralized IV therapy team (SLH) will participate by: 3%

a.Inserting/discontinuing picc lines

b.Inserting landmark catheters.


12.Performs other duties as assigned. 3%

Nursing Degree. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Missouri.

Prefer Medical - Surgical and/or Geriatric Nursing experience. The assessment, care and treatment provided by the staff will be consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient. The staff is competent to care for patient age groups including the adult and geriatric patient.

Employee is required to walk frequently and sit occasionally. Employee must lift/carry 20-50 lbs unassisted and over 100 lbs with assistance. Employee is occasionally required to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, climb, lift waist to overhead. Employee is occasionally required to reach forward and reach overhead. For repetitive action, employee is required to use both hands for simple grasping and pushing/pulling. Employee is occasionally exposed to electrical hazards and CRT terminal work. Verbal and cognitive, as well as motor coordination and manual dexterity. Speech, hearing, and near-visual acuity are required. May be needed to work any shift within 0600-1700 Monday - Friday and 0700-1300 on Saturdays. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood borne pathogens. (Occasionally: 1-33%, Frequently: 34-66%, Continuously: 67-100%) The most significant of duties are included but this does not exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental duties.


Job Relationships: Member of a comprehensive healthcare team, including other health care providers, the patient, the patient's family, and significant others.


Takes direction from: Nurse Manager, Director of Nursing


Provides direction to: Patient and family


Supervised by: Nurse Manager, Director of Nursing


Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke’s is dedicated to improving the health of the communities we serve.

Using talents and resources responsibly, we provide high quality, safe care with compassion, professional excellence and respect for each other and those we serve.



As an independent healthcare network, we create healthy communities in the region through our commitment to high quality, safe and personalized services.



Human Dignity

We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of God.



We respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were members of our family.



We honor each person’s rights and responsibilities in light of the common good.



We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and continuous improvement.



We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and integrity.


FACES - Friendly - Available - Caring - Efficient - Safe Communication Standards: Promotes and provides courteous and effective communication with internal and external customers.

Keywords: St. Luke's Hospital, Chesterfield , RN/GN - FULL TIME -DAYS - SURREY PLACE NURSING, Other , CHESTERFIELD, Missouri

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