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Clinical Nurse Specialist Intern, ICU Oncology Surgical

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

Information About this Position

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Company and Job Overview

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the St. Louis region’s top adult hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish Hospitals to become Missouri’s largest hospital, it continues the traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to make our community as healthy as it can be.


For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2021, Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties being ranked. The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be designated as a Magnet® hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been redesignated consistently since.


Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than 1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for the Washington University School of medicine. The academic medicine partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are now common across the globe.

 

 

 


Role Purpose

The Clinical Nurse Specialist Intern, under the direction of the Service Line Director and matrix reporting to a CNS leader, assists/supports the division in continuous improvement of the patient outcomes, patient experience, and staff work processes. The intern will develop and mentor nurses to implement evidence-based practices in their work areas. Under the guidance of a CNS, the CNS Intern will facilitate policy development, lead interprofessional teams, mentor others, and partner at the division and across the organization to improve outcomes.  The CNS Intern will foster an environment of collaboration and respect with physician colleagues, nurses and other healthcare team members.   The Intern will demonstrate growth and will assume increasing amounts of accountability within the Division throughout their internship.


Responsibilities

  • Provide skillful guidance and teaching to advance the care of patients, families, groups of patients and the profession of nurse.
  • Demonstrate patient, staff, and system focused interaction between professionals with which the consultant has specialized expertise to assist with problem solving. Work collaboratively with others to optimize clinical outcomes.
  • Provide direct care and interactions with patients, families and groups of patients to promote health, prevent complications and improve quality of life with a holistic perspective.
  • Actively engage in thorough and systematic inquiry through search for, interpretation and implementation of evidence in clinical practice and quality improvement to address and prevent clinical problems. Engage in the conduct of research relevant to specialty area.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage change and empower others to influence clinical practice and innovation within the division and across the organization.
  • 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.
  • Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree - Nursing
  • 2-5 years of experience
  • RN license

 


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements

  • 5-10 years of experience

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 , Clinical Nurse Specialist Intern, ICU Oncology Surgical, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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