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Registered Nurse Neuro/Ortho- BJC Healthcare

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Additional Job Information

  • 36 Hours per Week -
  • Sign-On Bonus Eligible -
  • Every Other Weekend -
  • Holiday Rotation -
  • Nights -
  • 12 Hour Shift -
  • Benefits Eligible -
    Job ID:
    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 physician practices.The Comprehensive Medical Rehabilitation Unit (C.M.R.U.) is an 18 bed Joint Commission Accredited (J.C.A.H.O.) in- patient unit located on the second floor of Christian Hospital. Patients admitted are adult through geriatric and require intensive rehabilitation therapy to include at least two of the following modalities: speech, occupational, and physical therapies. Diagnoses include but are not limited to Cerebral Vascular Accidents (C.V.A.), complicated orthopedic problems, neurological/neuromuscular disorders, polyarthritis, amputation, spinal cord injury, multiple trauma, and traumatic brain injury.
    Overview
    Role PurposeProvides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care. Responsibilities
  • Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration.
  • 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 environment.
  • 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. Minimum Requirements Degree
  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's - Nursing Experience
  • No Experience Supervisor Experience
  • No Experience Licenses & Certifications
  • RN Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree - Nursing Licenses & Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Clinical - Direct Skills
  • Orthopedics - 1 year or more
  • Neurology - 1 year or more Benefits Statement
    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- 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, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center Legal Statement

    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 Associated topics: asn, bsn, care unit, intensive, intensive care, intensive care unit, mhb, nurse clinical, registered nurse, transitional

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Registered Nurse Neuro/Ortho- BJC Healthcare, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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