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SSM Health Charge Nurse, ICU (WO) in Bridgeton, Missouri

It's more than a career, it's a calling

MO-SSM Health DePaul Hospital - St. Louis

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Job Highlights:

  • Department: ICU

  • Schedule: Full Time, Day Shift, 7am - 7pm

  • Starting Pay: $32.58 (Offers are based on years of experience and equity for this role.)

  • Shift Differentials: Nights: $4.25, Evenings: $2.50, Weekend: $2.50, Weekend Option: $15.00

  • Location: DePaul Hospital

*$15,000 Sign-On Bonus*

We are currently seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as a Full-Time ICU Charge Nurse, primarily focused on day shifts. This pivotal role is not just about managing unit staffing; it's about being at the heart of ensuring that our clinical objectives are met and that we provide the highest quality of patient care.

At SSM Health, we pride ourselves on providing a strong foundation in nursing and embracing the continuous professional development of our staff. We believe in working together to achieve excellence in patient care and employee satisfaction.

If you are looking for a workplace that values your contribution and offers a chance for career advancement, we would be delighted to consider you for this role.

**Sign on bonuses are for external qualified candidates. Internal candidates, please check with your recruiter to see what options are available for you.

*$5,000 Referral Bonus available to current employees*

Competitive, affordable health insurance including but not limited to:

  • Getting paid every day!

  • Access up to $5,250 in tuition coverage per year

  • Paid maternity & paternity coverage

  • Adoption assistance

  • Various competitive health insurance options & wellness plans

  • Retirement benefits including employer matching plans

  • Long & short-term disability

  • Employee assistance programs (EAP)

*Please note, benefits and eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply.

Job Summary:

Provides leadership and coordination of unit staffing while ensuring implementation of clinical objectives and quality patient care.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:


  • Assigns, directs, educates and monitors nursing and support staff during assigned shift. Contributes to or performs performance evaluations of staff.

  • Assesses daily patient care needs and develops and distributes patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate patient care is given.

  • Collaborates with advanced practice providers to ensure quality outcomes.

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.

  • Responds to complaints about patient care and manages through established channels.

  • May provide input for hiring, training, directing, developing and evaluating staff.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing or education equivalency for licensing


  • One year of registered nurse experience


  • 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.

Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:



1300000128 ICU - 3S Medical

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