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RN - Behavioral Medicine - Adult Unit

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
SSM Health
Physical Address

Oklahoma City, OK 73163
Job Description

Role Purpose:

Utilize the nursing
process in care delivery and provide nursing leadership for other patient care


+ Completes admitting and shiftassessments on assigned patients; accurately and within time-frame set inpolicy and procedures.

+ Utilizes critical judgment toanalyze patient assessment data, develops a plan care for each assignedpatient and delegates patient care appropriately.

+ Implements complex andindividualized nursing interventions for each patient assigned.

+ Evaluates the effect of nursingcare and modifies interventions based on the patient’s response.

+ Documents all nursing caregiven and adheres to nursing standards and institution policies andprocedures.

+ Consistently and accuratelyimplements and records physicians’ orders.

+ Maintain working knowledge ofhospital and unit specific policies, protocols, and care paths.

+ Educate patient and familybased on assessed needs and documents education provided.

+ Acts as a clinical resource toand supervises care delivered by LPNs and Techs.

Minimum Qualifications:

+ Licensed by the Oklahoma Boardof Nursing as a Registered Nurse.

+ Professional specialtycertification required for certified incumbents.

+ Current CPR (HealthcareProvider).


+ Bachelor of Science in Nursingpreferred.

Physical Requirements:

Employees in this position are, or can be, required to
possess the following physical capabilities:

+ Lifting, carrying, pushingand/or pulling up to 100 lbs.

+ Stooping, kneeling and/orcrouching daily

+ Standing or walking more than 5hours a day

+ Running to respond to patientemergencies

+ Reaching, grasping, fingering,and/or feeling more than 5 hours a day.

+ Visual acuity in order tocorrectly distinguish skin tone variations, evidence of IV infiltration,infection; able to read telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.

+ Audio acuity in order tocorrectly distinguish various body sounds (i.e., respirations, hearttones, bowel sounds).

+ Audio acuity to discern soundsmade by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicatedangerous or improper operation

About SSM St. Anthony’sHospital

St. Anthony Hospital is a
601-bed regional referral facility specializing in cardiology, oncology,
surgery and behavioral medicine. The hospital, established in 1898, is located
in Midtown Oklahoma City and serves the needs of Central Oklahoma, as well as many
counties throughout Oklahoma, through its large rural affiliate network of
hospitals. Four St. Anthony Healthplex campuses provide convenient emergency
and outpatient service access to the outlying communities of Business, Premier
QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare Citation of the metropolitan area. St.
Anthony added urgent care services in May 2015 at St. Anthony North. St.
Anthony has received numerous awards including the Oklahoma Quality Award for
Excellence, Certified Healthy Merit, among others. Healthsights ranks St.
Anthony at performance levels for quality and patient satisfaction higher than
local competitors and many national health care organizations.

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex

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