Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse

Job ID: 314306
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: ICU
Date Posted: September 08, 2020
Address: 4901 Forest Park Ave
Location: Saint Louis, MO 63108
Duration: Full-time
Start Date: October 08, 2020
Employment Type: Perm
Weekly Pay: Call for details
Company: Nursing Jobs

Job Description & Requirements

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Surgical/Burn/Trauma ICU is a 36 bed combined ICU with emphasis on multiple trauma and burn victims, organ transplant patients, and complex general surgery and vascular patients. The patients treated are in many different stages of resuscitation through rehabilitative phases. Responsibilities include assisting with insertions of central lines, intubations, chest tube insertions, fasciotomies and insertions of intracranial monitors as well as complex wound debridements. The RN, with the multidisciplinary team, integrate information from advanced invasive, non invasive monitoring and total physical assessment to formulate a complete plan of care to optimize patient outcomes. The Surgical/Burn/Trauma team assist with developing cutting edge protocols through evidence based practice. Overview Role Purpose Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care. Responsibilities Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration. Uses critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs. 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 nursing care. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Evaluates patient's response and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay. Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning. 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. 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, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center- Professional growth opportunities through the BJC Institute of Learning and Development 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

Required Qualifications

-Nursing Diploma or Associate's degree in nursing -1+ years of experience -RN License -Full Time

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degreee - Nursing

Facility Location

America's "Gateway to the West," St. Louis is best known for its landmark skyscraper arch and as the home of Anheuser-Busch. Stroll downtown along the banks of the Mississippi, browse quaint boutiques and galleries or get into the spirit of the city at a ballgame. Travelers relish the warmth and ambiance of this historical city, as well as the excellent travel assignments at its top medical facilities.

Job Benefits

This positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

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