Clinical Nurse - Emergency Department MO
Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: February 7, 2024
Additional Information About the Role
Unit - Emergency Department
FT Nights Available
Up to $15,000 Sign-On Bonus
Competitive Pay (See Career Ladder Information Below)
BJC RN Career Ladder -
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.
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
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.
The Emergency Department provides primary diagnoses and complaints
for patients seen include chest pain, respiratory distress, medical
emergencies, seizures, headaches, fevers, lacerations, fractures,
urinary tract infections, vaginal bleeding, strokes, and multiple
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 environment.
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.
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