BJC Healthcare Nurse, Pediatric Critical Care Transport Team, January 2019 orientation in Saint Louis, Missouri
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Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care to critical patients who require a high level of clinical expertise.
Provides care to acutely and critically ill patients in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment. These patients are facing life-threatening problems with varying needs, which require extensive medication protocols and therapies. Educates patients and their families on disease process, management of illness/injury/treatment, support resources, infection prevention techniques, and essential daily tasks to prepare for next transition of care.
Demonstrates competency in evaluating intensive care patients, administering care, recognizing complications and coordinating with other members of the critical care team. Strives for excellence in patient care; keeps patients safe from adverse events. Seeks learning and teaching opportunities in an effort to further develop and perfect skills and improve overall quality of care. Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning.
Develops, implements, and revises individual plans of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.
Evaluates patient's response to complex critical treatment modalities and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay. Demonstrates expertise and critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's/family's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs Demonstrates ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships in patient/family-centered environment.
Strives for excellence in patient care; keeps patients safe from adverse events. Seeks learning and teaching opportunities in an effort to further develop and perfect skills and improve overall quality of care. Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning.
- Nursing Diploma/Associate's
- 2-5 years
Licenses & Certifications
Preferred Requirements and Additional JobInformation
Licenses & Certifications
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Certification
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)
Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise
Clinical - DirectSkills
Pediatric Emergency Care - 5 years or more
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - 5 years or more
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (PCICU) - 5 years or more
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) - 5 years or more
Additional Job Information
36 Hours per Week -
Day/Night - 12 Hour Shift(s) -
Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -
Holiday Rotation -
On Call -
Sign-On Bonus Eligible -
Benefits Eligible -
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
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.
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