Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 20, 2020
Job ID: 1200090
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:Christian Hospital is an acute-care community
hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County.
As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert
medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care
professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care
with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital
is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly
regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery,
orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.
Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of
Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour
emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and
The 8th floor is a 44 bed Renal/Telemetry unit with 24
sem8i-private rooms and 1 private room with an adjacent dialysis
suite where dialysis treatments are performed under a contractual
agreement. The dialysis suite can accommodate 6 patients at any
given time. There are 2 negative air-flow rooms on the unit. Any
semi-private room can be made private for isolation purposes or to
accommodate patient request. Patients admitted to the 8th floor are
acutely ill with medical problems whose primary reason for
admission include but are not limited to Renal Failure, CHF,
Pneumonia, COPD, Sepsis, Dehydration, Diabetes Mellitus, MI,
Angioplasty, S/P Cardiac Catheterization, Cardiac Arrhythmias,
Direct Admits along with Post-op surgical patients.OverviewRole
Provides direct patient care activities including assessment,
diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the
guidelines of the standards of nursing care.
- Educates patients and their families on how to manage their
illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and
- Uses critical thinking 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. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing
- Evaluates patient's response and modifies plan of care
accordingly throughout the patient's stay.
- Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and
regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and
life long learning.
- 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.
- Nursing Diploma/Associate's - NursingExperience
- No Experience
- No Experience
Licenses & Certifications
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
- Bachelor's Degree - NursingBenefits StatementNote: not all
benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- Tuition Assistance
- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital
East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health
CenterLegal StatementThe 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
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