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BJC HealthCare

Operating Room Registered Nurse - CT




Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

  • Pod 3


    Barnes – Main Campus

    South West Tower


    Cathy Dent, Executive Director

    Julie Ostendorf, Patient Care Manager

    Emily Bell, Assistant Nurse Manager

    Team Details

    74 - Total Team Members

    55 - Registered Nurses

    10 - Surgical Technologists

    01 - Nurse Coordinator

    07 - Patient Care Techs

    01 - Resource Nurses


    • 13 Operating Rooms in South West Tower on BJH Main Campus
    • 24/7 Cardiac and heart transplant
    • Services: Cardiac including minimally invasive, heart failure, and heart transplants, Thoracic including Robotic and lung transplants, Vascular including endovascular surgery.

    Role Details (For Pod 3 RNs Only)

    • Four 10-hour shifts per week, three 12-hour shifts available for experienced nurses (2 years of experience)
    • Hours: 6:15a to 5:00p or 7:00p for CTOR, 6:30a to 5:00p or 7:00p for Vascular/THXPB
    • Call: Three to Five 12-hour weekday, one 12-hour weekend call shift each 6-week schedule period
    • Holidays: 1 per year, rotate Winter/Spring
    • Weekends: n/a
    • Graduate Nurse Eligibility: Yes
    • Orientation: 6 – 9 months for early career nurses, 3 months for experienced nurses


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.

At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Perioperative Services team members (RN, RNFA, ST) find the kind of fast-paced environment that will test their professional judgment and critical thinking skills, and encourage tremendous growth. It's an exhilarating place to build a nursing career. Here, you'll work with world-renowned surgeons and anesthesiologists, assist on unique and complex procedures, work with the latest technologies and treatments and play a vital role in developing new procedures and treatment protocols. In fact, people from all over the nation and the world come to Barnes-Jewish for our surgical specialties.

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.


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.Uses critical nursing skills to assess and evaluate patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.Develops and implements individual plans of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.Evaluates patient's response and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay.Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development.

Minimum Requirements


Nursing Diploma/Associate's - Nursing


No Experience

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Licenses & Certifications


Preferred Requirements


Bachelor's Degree - Nursing
Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

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*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer