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SSM Health RN - Liaison, Hospice in Saint Louis, Missouri

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At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. As a Hospice RN Liaison, you’ve chosen a career where patients matter - a lot.

Our mission and values put the patient first and place you in a position to improve each day. As a Hospice RN Liaison, you will not only collaborate with the team but also be able to think creatively on the resources provided and provide education to your patients and their families on our Hospice services.

This position will work with our SSM Health team at St. Louis University Hospital to promote our Hospice services. Hours include: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM. Weekend and on-call rotation once a month are required.

As a SSM Health RN, you can expect a work environment where:

  • Flexibility in an ever changing work environment;

  • Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose ;

  • Teamwork and collaboration is encouraged, while management is supportive.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.

  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.

  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

  • 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

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Constant standing and walking.

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

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

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

  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

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

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

  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

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

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling and running.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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