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BJC HealthCare

Clinical Nurse - Pulmonary Progressive Care Unit

Healthcare

Clinical

No

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

Benefits Include

  • Additional PTO (Experienced RNs only)
  • Enhanced Sign-On Bonus $20,000 OR $15,000 Sign-On Bonus plus $15,000 Loan Repayment (Experienced RNs only)
  • $5.00 Med/Surg Differential per hour

RN Career Ladder

  • The BJC Registered Nurse Career Ladder differentiates BJC as the place for nurses to work in the greater St. Louis area.
  • This is a tool to empower nurses to work at the top of their license and own their career progression.
  • The BJC RN Career Ladder promotes professional development, leadership, collaboration, education, and service excellence and gives staff the opportunity to continue doing what they do best - caring for patients - while having the opportunity to advance to the next step in their career.
  • Moves to higher ladder levels will result in a percentage increase of current pay that aligns with the new job description.

Overview

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Acute Care Medicine manage patients with a full range of clinical issues-from significant blood dyscrasias, advanced endocrine pathology, heart and renal failure, GI conditions, infectious diseases, asthma and a multitude of other conditions and diseases. �Because of our patient acuity, we provide advanced training to bring new nurses to the highest level of functioning.��Each unit is lead by a clinical manager and lead charge nurse. �The unit is supported by an advanced practice nurse. �Additionally each unit is assigned a case manager, social worker, physical therapist, dietitian, and pharmacist. �This multidisciplinary team works in conjunction with the physicians, nurses and patient care technicians to provide quality patient care.


Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care.

Responsibilities

Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration.Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development.Develops, implements, and documents individual plans of care with defined goals in collaboration with other members of the interprofessional team and patient, family or caregiver in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care. Proactively plans and ensures communication of the plan of care across the continuum of care.Uses critical nursing skills to assess and evaluate physical, psychosocial, and emotional needs according to standards of care. Assess patient preferences and barriers to involvement in care, including their values, emotional, spiritual, cultural, and population-specific needs.BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements

Education

Nursing Diploma/Associate's - Nursing

Experience

No Experience

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

RN

Preferred Requirements

Education

Bachelor's Degree - Nursing

Experience