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Clinical Nurse- RN ICU Cardiovascular (Night Shift) MO

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

The CVICU Unit at Christian Hospital is searching for a full-time RN for the Cardiovascular ICU Unit. Day and night shift postions are open. See additional information below for your reference.

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.

Position Requirments

Up to $15,000.00 Sign-On Bonus
Benefits Eligible
40 Hours per Week
CVICU exp.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)
2- 5 yrs of RN exp.

Additional Preferred Requirements

Certification/Licensure in Area of Expertise
3- 5 yrs of ICU exp.


Overview

Christian Hospital has been serving St. Louis and the surrounding metro areas since 1903. U.S. News & World Report ranks Christian Hospital No. 5 in St. Louis for overall clinical excellence and No. 9 in Missouri, which puts us in the top 6% of all hospitals in the state!

The U.S. News adult methodology ranks clinical specialties and rates common care procedures and conditions. Christian was nationally ranked as "high performing" in the clinical specialty of geriatrics and in the following seven of 21 common procedures and conditions: heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure, diabetes, COPD, pneumonia and stroke. High performing in a specialty means we were in the top 10% nationally of all evaluated hospitals for that specialty or procedure and condition.

Northwest HealthCare, six miles west of Christian, offers 24- hour emergency care, the Sleep Disorders Center and a variety of outpatient diagnostic and imaging services.




Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of critical care nursing to patients who require a high level of clinical expertise.



Responsibilities

Provides care to acutely and critically ill patients in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment. These patients are facing life-threatening problems with varying needs, which require extensive medication protocols and therapies. Educates patients and their families on disease process, management of illness/injury/treatment, support resources, infection prevention techniques, and essential daily tasks to prepare for next transition of care.
Demonstrates competency in evaluating intensive care patients, administering care, recognizing complications and coordinating with other members of the critical care team. Strives for excellence in patient care; keeps patients safe from adverse events. Seeks learning and teaching opportunities in an effort to further develop and perfect skills and improve overall quality of care. Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development.
Develops, implements, and revises 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 to complex critical treatment modalities and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay. Demonstrates expertise and critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's/family's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs Demonstrates ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships in patient/family-centered environment.
Minimum Requirements

Education

Nursing Diploma/Associate's
Experience

2-5 years
Licenses & Certifications

RN
Preferred Requirements

Education

Bachelor's Degree
- NursingLicenses & Certifications

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)
Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise

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

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Clinical Nurse- RN ICU Cardiovascular (Night Shift) MO, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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