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BJC HealthCare

Resource Nurse - PACU




Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

  • PACU North


    Barnes – Main Campus

    Parkview Tower, Rand Johnson, Center for Advanced Medicine


    Gail Davis, Director of Pre/Post-Operative Services

    Betty Langin, Patient Care Manager

    Kelly (Miller) Montgomery, Assistant Nurse Manager

    Kelly Paige, Assistant Nurse Manager

    Sandra Filla, Nurse Educator

    Team Details

    64 - Total Team Members

    54 - Registered Nurses

    07 - Patient Care Technicians

    03 - Resource Nurse

    Unit Information

    • Beds?
    • Ratio?
    • Case types?
    • 60-70 cases per day

    Role Details

    • Weekend Days RN: 7a – 7p Sat – Sun
    • Weekday Night RN: M – F, 4*10s (9:30p – 7:30p available) or 5*8s (9p – 5:30p)
    • Day shift during week (4*10s (12s not available for new ppl) 5:30a to 16:00, 7:30 to 18:00, 9:00 to 19:30, 10 to 20:30)
    • Call: 24 hours in 6-week period, rotate weekend call (7 -19:30), 3*8s
    • Holidays: 1 per year, major and minor rotation per year
    • Graduate Nurse Eligibility: Yes
    • Associates Degree??
    • Orientation: 8 – 12 weeks of FT training on the floor with an experienced nurse


Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Provides and coordinates direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care. Supports the clinical manager with the delivery of safe patient care and building an effective work unit.


Circulates and scrubs for assigned specialty and OR procedures.Serves as liaison between specialty physicians and hospital. Reviews and maintains physician preference cards from assigned specialty. Maintains proper function of equipment in assigned specialty.Serves as a clinical preceptor/mentor for orienteer and existing staff being introduced to the specialty area, providing them with clinical experience that promotes growth and competency. Presents training sessions on new equipment and instrumentation for nursing and technical staff members when the need arises. Provides feedback to the management regarding staff evaluations.Manages the inventory of specialty supplies to maintain par levels. Reviews specialty case cart supplies, custom pacts, for accuracy and cost effectiveness. Meets with vendors and serves as a liaison between them, management, and the physicians.

Minimum Requirements


Nursing Diploma/Associate's - Nursing


No Experience

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Licenses & Certifications


Preferred Requirements


Bachelor's Degree - Nursing