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BJC HealthCare

Trauma Surgical ICU

Healthcare

Orthopedics-Trauma

No

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

  • Night shift
  • BSN ideal, but will consider ADN
  • $15,000 Sign on Bonus
  • Ideal candidates will have ICU experience

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.

The Surgical/Burn/Trauma ICU is a 36 bed combined ICU with emphasis on multiple trauma and burn victims, organ transplant patients, and complex general surgery and vascular patients. The patients treated are in many different stages of resuscitation through rehabilitative phases. Responsibilities include assisting with insertions of central lines, intubations, chest tube insertions, fasciotomies and insertions of intracranial monitors as well as complex wound debridements. The RN, with the multidisciplinary team, integrate information from advanced invasive, non invasive monitoring and total physical assessment to formulate a complete plan of care to optimize patient outcomes. The Surgical/Burn/Trauma team assist with developing cutting edge protocols through evidence based practice.


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