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Neuro/Ortho Registered Nurse

companyBJC HealthCare
locationSt. Louis, MO, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Additional Information About the Role

Christian Hospital

Neurology/Orthopedics Floor (10th Floor)

28-bed medical-surgical unit specializing in post-operative care following orthopedic and neurosurgical surgery and providing care to those suffering from neurological conditions. We strive to provide our community with safe, compassionate, excellent patient-centered care making a difference in the quality of their outcomes.

  • Up to a $15,000 Sign-On Bonus
  • Benefits Eligible - Pension Plan Retirement Benefit
  • Night Shift or Dayshift openings
  • 12 Hour Shift 7:00-7:00
  • Shift Differentials for Night/Weekend
  • BSN Differential
  • Rotating Weekends

Additional Preferred Requirements

  • Open to all levels of Experience
  • Accept ADN/BSN/MSN Candidates

BJC Career Ladder

  • The BJC RN Career Ladder differentiates BJC as the place for nurses to work in the greater St. Louis area.
  • This is a tool to empower nurses to work at the top of their license and own their career progression.
  • The BJC RN Career Ladder promotes professional development, leadership, collaboration, education, and service excellence and gives staff the opportunity to continue doing what they do best - caring for patients - while having the opportunity to advance to the next step in their career.
  • Moves to higher ladder levels will result in a percentage increase of current pay that aligns with the new job description.


Overview

Christian Hospital has been serving St. Louis and the surrounding metro areas since 1903. U.S. News & World Report ranks Christian Hospital No. 5 in St. Louis for overall clinical excellence and No. 9 in Missouri, which puts us in the top 6% of all hospitals in the state!

The U.S. News adult methodology ranks clinical specialties and rates common care procedures and conditions. Christian was nationally ranked as “high performing” in the clinical specialty of geriatrics and in the following seven of 21 common procedures and conditions: heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure, diabetes, COPD, pneumonia and stroke. High performing in a specialty means we were in the top 10% nationally of all evaluated hospitals for that specialty or procedure and condition.

Northwest HealthCare, six miles west of Christian, offers 24- hour emergency care, the Sleep Disorders Center and a variety of outpatient diagnostic and imaging services.

The Comprehensive Medical Rehabilitation Unit (C.M.R.U.) is an 18 bed Joint Commission Accredited (J.C.A.H.O.) in- patient unit located on the second floor of Christian Hospital. Patients admitted are adult through geriatric and require intensive rehabilitation therapy to include at least two of the following modalities: speech, occupational, and physical therapies. Diagnoses include but are not limited to Cerebral Vascular Accidents (C.V.A.), complicated orthopedic problems, neurological/neuromuscular disorders, polyarthritis, amputation, spinal cord injury, multiple trauma, and traumatic brain injury.


Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care.

Responsibilities

  • Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment.
    Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration.
  • Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance.  Participates in professional development.
  • Develops, implements, and documents individual plans of care with defined goals in collaboration with other members of the interprofessional team and patient, family or caregiver in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.  Proactively plans and ensures communication of the plan of care across the continuum of care.
  • Uses critical nursing skills to assess and evaluate physical, psychosocial, and emotional needs according to standards of care. Assess patient preferences and barriers to involvement in care, including their values, emotional, spiritual, cultural, and population-specific 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.
  • Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned

Minimum Requirements

Education

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's-Nursing

Experience

  • No Experience

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

Preferred Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree-Nursing

Experience

  • <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
  • Adoption assistance

To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

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

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