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Medical Oncology LPN - IV CERT (dayshift)

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAdditional Information About the Role

Christian HospitalMedical Oncology Floor (4th Floor) Inpatient Medical Oncology at Christian Hospital is comprised of a 28-bed unit, including 2 comfort suites for end-of-life patients. This unit cares for 75 percent medical patients and 25 percent hematology/oncology patients. The age range is 18 and above.

  • Up to $2,500 Sign on Bonus
  • Full Time LPN (must already be IV Certified)
  • 3 12 hour shifts
  • Alternating weekends required
  • Full Benefits
  • Graduate LPNs welcome to apply!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. Patients admitted to Oncology are acutely ill patients with medical problems whose primary reasons for admission include, but are not limited to, all types of cancer, hematological disorders, anemia, immuno-compromised patients, sickle cell disease, and medical diagnosis such as pneumonia, diabetes, CHF, GI bleeding, and renal failure. Age range is 16 and above.Preferred Qualifications

    Role PurposeProvides direct patient care activities including IV management, utilizing the nursing process, under the supervision of the RN. Responsibilities
    • Implements treatments and procedures within the scope of practice for the Licensed Practical Nurse.
    • Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, provides patient teaching and discharge planning. Participates in professional development and life long learning.
    • Performs patient assessment and evaluation with regard to the patient‘s age and developmental needs.
    • Assists in developing and updating the plan of care with regard to the patient‘s age and developmental needs.
    • Implements plan of care with regard to the patient‘s age and developmental needs.Minimum RequirementsEducation
    • High School Diploma or GED - NursingExperience
    • No ExperienceSupervisor Experience
    • No ExperienceLicenses & Certifications
    • LPN - IV CertPreferred RequirementsExperience
    • Benefits and Legal Statement

      BJC Total RewardsAt 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 assistanceTo learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits*Not all benefits apply to all jobsThe 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 , Medical Oncology LPN - IV CERT (dayshift), Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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