Under general direction, provides nursing care of patients; plans and oversees departmental staff nursing activities, ensuring customer satisfaction and adherence to policies, procedures, standards, and regulations.
Plans, organizes, and oversees staff to provide patient care; evaluates care and ensures customer satisfaction; oversees the departments daily staffing requirements; orients clinical staff to their job responsibilities; provides leadership in clinical problem solving.
Assists with staff recruitment; ensures an orientation plan for new staff members, and provides timely feedback; evaluates and schedules inservices/training as needed; serves as liaison with physicians.
Ensures department activities and records are in adherence to AAAHC and various licensing and regulatory requirements; maintains clinical skill and knowledge necessary to set standard and work in clinical areas of nursing; assists with patients examinations and/or questions.
Implements and interprets organizational policies and procedures, and nursing standards and regulations.
Assists with preparing the departmental fiscal budget; performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of health care and medical procedures, including terminology
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Attentiveness to detail
Accounting and budgeting skills
Ability to prioritize duties and delegate responsibilities
Ability to use protective equipment and respond to emergency situations
Ability to exert average physical effort
Bachelors degree in nursing preferred; supplemented with three (3) years of clinical experience; current Missouri RN licensure required.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.