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Onsite at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters or Progress West Hospital
Up to $7500 Sign on Bonus
Need to have 2-5 years of experience as a floor nurse
Contribute to a new and innovative way to support patients Virtually
Additional Preferred Requirements
Opened in 2007, Progress West Hospital is BJC HealthCare’s newest hospital in St. Charles County, featuring modern private rooms. It offers 24-hour emergency services and has partnered with St. Louis Children’s Hospital to provide world-class pediatric emergency care.
Progress West Hospital also provides surgical services, endoscopy services, a cardiac catheterization lab, medical/surgical inpatient services, diagnostic imaging, lab services, and the Advanced Wound Center, a specialty wound treatment facility with state-of-the-art equipment. Progress West Hospital recently completed an expansion of its Childbirth Center to include enhanced services for at-risk mothers and babies, with a newborn ICU that provides care for babies born as early as 32 weeks.
Progress West Hospital is a Certified Level II Stroke Center. The hospital’s medical office building houses offices for specialists in primary care, cardiology, obstetrics, pediatrics, and orthopedics.
Provides support within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care to inpatient acute level patient populations from a remote monitoring center through telemedicine applications with real time communication via two-way audio/visual technology and in collaboration with the bedside patient care team. Utilizes patient EHR to support patient admission, education, and discharge planning, identify and interpret trends and acute changes in patient physiology, monitor compliance of care bundles and protocols, and collaborates with the bedside multidisciplinary health care team using effective communication and clinical decision-making skills. Serves as a resource for inpatient support for novice nurses who are developing their clinical competencies and decision-making skills. Provides guidance and assistance while giving additional support in the assessment, evaluation, and intervention responsibilities with patients.
Supports the bedside staff for a large patient ratio to monitor comprehensive compliance of best practice protocols and care bundles aimed at reduction of Mortality, Length of Stay, Hospital Readmissions, and Patient Safety Events.
Provides patient education and support including verbal and written instructions. Assess the patient/family ability to receive education and uses appropriate tools and techniques. Takes initiative to problem solve and demonstrates critical thinking skills.
Skilled and comfortable with various technologies to coordinate patient care, including multiple software applications, computerized clinical guidelines, specialized telephone technology, video and image transmission, and more.
Supports the bedside care team in patient care activities within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care using the nursing process, clinical judgment, and decision support materials.
Provides consultation and second opinion to assist with clinical decision making, including managing inpatient patients whose condition may be deteriorating or who may require transfer to a higher level of care. Assists nurses with an appropriate plan of care related to a change of condition.
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.
Licenses & Certifications
< 2 years
Benefits and Legal Statement
BJC Total Rewards
At 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
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
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community healt...h programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.