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Operating Room Nurse - Early Career

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role
At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, OR nurses 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.The Operating Room at BJH is separated into five Pods that each align with different surgical specialties:
Pod 1: Pelvic specialties: gynecology, urology, colorectal, and general surgeryPod 2: Trauma, trauma services (wound treatment), reconstructive surgery for ortho (hip/knee replacement, orthoscopic knee and shoulder) and plastics repairPod 3: Cardiac, transplant, vascular, hepatobiliaryPod 4: Ophthalmology, Ortho, ENT, MIS, Plastics, and General OncologyPod 5: Ortho, Spine, Neuro, and bigger ENT cases (example teeth extractions)
Whether you're a new graduate or have less than two years of experience in floor nursing - we want to talk to you! BJC can offer you an opportunity to expand your nursing skills by placing you shoulder-to-shoulder with world-renowned surgeons and anesthesiologists; exposing you to unique and complex cases; and providing access to the latest technology, resources, and treatments available. Our Peri-Op 101 Course is a comprehensive, blended educational program designed to provide nurses with the skills and knowledge to function independently within four weeks.
Additionally, we offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Robust benefit package (here)
  • Tuition assistance for on-going education
  • Tuition repayment assistance plan
  • Retirement planning through 401k and pension plans
  • Relocation assistanceWe want to get you connected to our hiring teams as quickly as possible. Apply today!

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the St. Louis region's top adult hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish Hospitals to become Missouri's largest hospital, it continues the traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to make our community as healthy as it can be.
    For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2021, Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties being ranked. The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be designated as a Magnet - hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been redesignated consistently since.
    Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than 1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for the Washington University School of medicine. The academic medicine partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are now common across the globe.
    Role PurposeProvides 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.
    • 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.
    • 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
      • Diploma or Associate's Degree in Nursing
      • Registered Nurse (RN) license
        Preferred Qualifications
        • Bachelor's Degree in NursingBenefits StatementNote: 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 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.

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Operating Room Nurse - Early Career, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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