BJC Healthcare Patient Safety Assistant, Float Pool, Full Time, Day/Night Rotating in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Role Purpose

Provides direct care to patients including those with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs under the direction and supervision of a licensed professional nurse.


  • Demonstrate skill and judgement necessary to provide safe and effective care to patients including those with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs.

  • Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment

  • Collects clinical data and information on patients, documents appropriate data, and reports changes in patient status to the healthcare team.

  • Uses effective communication skills to collaborate with members of the health care team to provide a safe environment to achieve optimal outcomes.

  • Provides continual observation, ongoing documentation, and participates in the development of the plan of care for patients with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs.

Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Requirements and Additional JobInformation


  • Associate's Degree


  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • CPI

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Clinical - DirectSkills

  • Patient Safety - Less than 1 year

  • Pediatric - Less than 1 year

  • Direct Patient Care - Less than 1 year

  • Hospital Setting - Less than 1 year

  • Behavioral/Mental Health - Less than 1 year

Additional Job Information

  • 36 Hours per Week -

  • Day/Night - 12 Hour Shift(s) -

  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -

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

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

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