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ASST, PATIENT SAFETY

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Job Description:


Job ID: 1216746
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC Corporate Health Services, the occupational medicine organization within BJC HealthCare, externally supports employers and employees of the St. Louis metropolitan area with three full-service BarnesCare clinics that provide expert physicals, surveillance, injury/exposure evaluation and treatment. Specialized services include contract management of work-related injury care for BJC hospitals, independent medical exams, traveler's health, on-site services, care management, toxicology support and two 24/7 hotlines for body substance exposures and emergency room coordination of work-related care. BJC Corporate Health Services provides occupational health support for BJC employees through on-site and virtual oversight including administration of workers' compensation. BJC Corporate Health Services also manages the BJC WellAware fitness center, which extends fitness opportunities with on-site classes at BJC hospitals throughout the metropolitan area. In 2010, BJC Corporate Health Services became the first and only St. Louis occupational medicine provider quality-certified by the National Association of Occupational Health Providers.

The BJC Central Staffing Office (CSO) is an internal staffing pool that provides staff to 12 BJC hospitals* within their Intensive Care Units, Non-Intensive Care Units, and Emergency Departments. The CSO determines staffing needs and assigns staff based on requests across the health system. The CSO provides nurses with variety and the opportunity to expand their nursing skills by caring for patients with varying conditions and treatment plans. It also provides opportunities to build professional relationships across BJC HealthCare.

*BJC Hospitals include: Alton Memorial Hospital, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Christian Hospital, Memorial Hospital Belleville, Memorial Hospital East, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital, Parkland Health Center, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, Progress West Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital.


Overview

Role Purpose

Provides direct care to patients including those with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs under the direction and supervision of a licensed professional nurse.


Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate skill and judgement necessary to provide safe and effective care to patients including those with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs.
  • Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment
  • Collects clinical data and information on patients, documents appropriate data, and reports changes in patient status to the healthcare team.
  • Uses effective communication skills to collaborate with members of the health care team to provide a safe environment to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Provides continual observation, ongoing documentation, and participates in the development of the plan of care for patients with complex behavioral and/or mental health 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 Requirements

 

Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

 

Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

 

Degree

  • Associate's Degree

 

Experience

  • No Experience

 

Licenses & Certifications

  • CPI
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


Legal Statement

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 , ASST, PATIENT SAFETY, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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