RN Trauma Stepdown MO
Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: February 7, 2024
Additional Information About the Role
Additional PTO (Experienced RNs only)
Enhanced Sign-On Bonus $20,000 OR $15,000 Sign-On Bonus plus
$15,000 Loan Repayment (Experienced RNs only)
$5.00 Med/Surg Differential per hour
6400 & 6500 are a combined trauma, geriatric trauma, and acute care
surgery nursing division. We have a combined bed capacity of 63
patients. Our nurses specialize in the care of patients who have
experienced a variety of traumatic injuries including motor vehicle
accidents, gunshot wounds, stab injuries, traumatic amputations,
fall injuries, burns, fractures, spinal cord injuries, and
traumatic brain injuries.
The BJC Registered Nurse Career Ladder differentiates BJC as the
place for nurses to work in the greater St. Louis area.
This is a tool to empower nurses to work at the top of their
license and own their career progression.
The BJC RN Career Ladder promotes professional development,
leadership, collaboration, education and service excellence and
gives staff the opportunity to continue doing what they do best -
caring for patients - while having the opportunity to advance to
the next step in their career.
Moves to higher ladder levels will result in a percentage increase
of current pay that aligns with the new job description.
ADN or BSN
Days or Nights
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
The Surgical Services Department provides pre-op and post-op
inpatient care to those patients undergoing specialty surgical
procedures in the areas of abdominal solid organ transplant,
vascular surgery, hepatobiliary, trauma, ear-nose and throat,
orthopedic, colo-rectal, urology and other general surgical
procedures. Inpatient care in this department focuses on pre-op
needs, post-op care and treatment after phase I recovery through
discharge from an inpatient nursing division. The department's
surgical observation unit and ICU provide intensive care and
treatment to those post-op or post-traumatic patients whose
condition requires treatment at this level.
Provides direct patient care activities including assessment,
diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the
guidelines of the standards of nursing care.
Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing
Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness
or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication
Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and
regulatory compliance. Participates in professional
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
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.
Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned
Licenses & Certifications
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