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Emergency Department Registered Nurse

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Florissant
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role At Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare---s two emergency departments, our specially trained (and nationally recognized) emergency staff are equipped to handle the most serious medical emergencies, to get your family the care they need as quickly as possible. In fact, our emergency departments enjoys some of the highest patient satisfaction scores in the entire region. Position Highlights : FT Evenings and Nights Available Up to $15,000 Sign-On Bonus Competitive Pay ( May Be Eligible for Increased Pay with 2 Years ED Experience ) Shift Differential BSN Differential Benefits Eligible Overview Christian Hospital is a full-service acute care community hospital located on 28 acres in north St. Louis County. Christian Hospital is noted for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, breast health services, orthopedic/spine surgery, hyperbaric wound care, pain management, vascular surgery, endocrinology, gastrointestinal care, stroke care, nephrology, therapy, radiology, urology, pulmonary care and treating sleep disorders. Northwest HealthCare, located six miles west of Christian Hospital, provides the community 24-hour emergency care, with Washington University Physicians and St. Louis Children---s Hospital providing pediatric services. Northwest HealthCare is also home to the Sleep Disorders Center and a variety of full-service outpatient diagnostic and imaging services in a convenient setting. Preferred Qualifications Role Purpose The Emergency Department Nurse provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of emergency nursing care. Responsibilities Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development. Responsible for prioritizing medical and mental health care for various levels of acuities. Quickly recognize and effectively treat life-threatening conditions while rapidly prioritizing and delivering appropriate care. 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 emergency nursing care and patient's age-specific needs Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Acts as patient advocate. Demonstrates competence and critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate physical, psychosocial and emotional needs of all patients. Understands the unique learning needs of patients and families. Educates patients and their families on disease process, management of illness/injury/treatment, support resources, infection prevention techniques and preparation for next transition of care. Must maintain competency and actively participates in training to be prepared for emergency response. Provides direct care during disasters, crisis intervention and response. Collaborate with community first responders to develop, implement and evaluate preparedness strategies. Minimum Requirements Education Nursing Diploma/Associate's Experience 2-5 years Licenses & Certifications RN Preferred Requirements Education Bachelor's Degree - Nursing Licenses & Certifications Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified Emergency Nurse. Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise ENPC/PALS Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Time Critical Diagnosis Trauma Nurse Core Course 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

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Florissant , Emergency Department Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Florissant, Missouri

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