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Nurse, Emergency Department

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

Additional Job Information

  • 36 Hours per Week -
  • Relocation Assistance Eligible -
  • Expert Pay -
  • #BJCcareers -
  • Sign-On Bonus Eligible $15,000 -
  • Every Third Weekend -
  • Holiday Rotation -
  • Nights - 12 hour shifts in clinical areas, may start at 5, 6, or 7 pm -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1219617
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.

 

Treating more than 30,000 cases every year, the Emergency department at Missouri Baptist Medical Center features 20 private treatment rooms and a four-bed Chest Pain Center which is a collaboration between the Cardiac & Vascular Center and the Emergency Department. We have physicians who are board-certified in emergency or internal medicine and are experienced in evaluating and stabilizing complex medical conditions. 


Overview

Role Purpose

The Emergency Department Nurse provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of emergency nursing care.


Responsibilities

  • Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development.
  • Responsible for prioritizing medical and mental health care for various levels of acuities. Quickly recognize and effectively treat life-threatening conditions while rapidly prioritizing and delivering appropriate care.
  • Develops and implements individual plans of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of emergency nursing care and patient's age-specific needs.. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Acts as patient advocate. Demonstrates competence and critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate physical, psychosocial and emotional needs of all patients.
  • Understands the unique learning needs of patients and families. Educates patients and their families on disease process, management of illness/injury/treatment, support resources, infection prevention techniques and preparation for next transition of care.
  • Must maintain competency and actively participates in training to be prepared for emergency response. Provides direct care during disasters, crisis intervention and response. Collaborate with community first responders to develop, implement and evaluate preparedness strategies.
  • 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

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's

 

Experience

  • 2-5 years

 

Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

 

Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

 

Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

 

Licenses & Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Registered Nurse (RN) License
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Certified Emergency Nurse.
  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise
  • ENPC/PALS
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
  • Time Critical Diagnosis
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course

 


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 , Nurse, Emergency Department, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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