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Registered Nurse Inpatient Surgery- BJC Healthcare

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

* Sign on Bonus up to $15,000.00
* GI/GU surgery is nationally ranked in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals survey. We provide comprehensive care, utilizing both surgical and nonoperative
techniques, to patients with a variety of diseases affecting the colon, rectal and genitourological systems. We work with a multidisciplinary team to provide
excellent care to patients who have undergone major surgeries including cystectomy, complex colon and rectal procedures, and reconstructive surgeries to ensure patients can maintain a normal life. Our surgeons are leading the way in refining surgical procedures to reduce pain, complications and improve outcomes.
Our patient population provides many learning opportunities for the nursing staff as well as the opportunity to provide patient and family education. We initiate state-of-the-art programs, such as enhanced recovery after surgery protocols, which have improved patient outcomes and shortened length of stay.
* As a nurse in our area you will have many learning opportunities. We provide Surgical Services specialty orientation, which allows you to sharpen skills you may or may not have had the opportunity to use, and you will learn how to draw ABGs and become Port/lVAD trained. You will spend time with a Wound/
Ostomy nurse to become more proficient in complex wounds and care of ostomies. As you advance in your career, you will have many opportunities to increase your learning by attending training for ACLS, Preceptor and Charge Nurse roles. We encourage you to become more involved by joining committees that are unit
based and/or hospital based.

Overview

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.

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Role Purpose
Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care.


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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.

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Minimum Requirements

* Nursing Diploma or Associate's Degree in Nursing
* Registered Nurse (RN)

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

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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

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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
Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

* Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
* Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
* Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
* 401(k) plan with BJC match
* Tuition Assistance available on first day
* BJC Institute for Learning and Development
* Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
* Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
* Adoption assistance

To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

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

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