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Clinical Nurse Medicine Unit

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

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAdditional Information About the Role

  • Beautiful new hospital
  • 32 bed medicine unit
  • No trauma, no hearts
  • Bonus eligible
  • Comprehensive benefits
      • The BJC RN 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.Overview

        Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital offers highly specialized surgical and medical services in an intimate environment and is known for outstanding patient care. With 64 private patient rooms, 14 operating rooms and four intensive care unit rooms, the facility was designed to provide a comforting environment that is innovative, efficient and centered on the patient experience. The campus features a park-like setting with landscaping and a walking path that winds through the grounds and connects to Millennium Park. Medicine - 1 West manages patients with a full range of clinical issues-from heart failure and pneumonia, GI conditions, infectious diseases, asthma, and a multitude of other conditions and diseases. Because of our patient acuity, we provide advanced training to maintain nurses at the highest level of functioning. The unit is lead by a clinical manager and lead charge nurse. Additionally the unit works in collaboration with a case manager, social worker, physical therapist, dietitian, and pharmacist. This multidisciplinary team works in conjunction with the physicians, nurses and patient care technicians to provide quality patient care.Preferred Qualifications

        Role PurposeProvides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care. 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.
        • Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development.
        • 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 population-specific needs.
        • 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.Minimum RequirementsEducation
        • Nursing Diploma/Associate's - NursingExperience
        • No ExperienceSupervisor Experience
        • No ExperienceLicenses & Certifications
        • RNPreferred RequirementsEducation
        • Bachelor's Degree - NursingExperience
        • 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 , Clinical Nurse Medicine Unit, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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