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Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse - Days

Location
Saint Louis, Missouri
Posted
11 Jun 2024
Additional Information About the Role

 

 

 

  • 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.

 

 

Position Highlights

  • $15,000 Sign On Bonus eligible
  • Day Shift, (4) 10 hour shifts, 7:00am to 5:30pm
  • Call Required
  • PTO accrual on first day
  • Full time position, 40 hours a week
  • Benefits eligible on first day of month after start
  • Cardiac care experience a plus!
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    Within our interventional cardiology suite and electrophysiology lab, nurses are involved in procedures ranging from stent placement, angiograms/ angioplasty, TAVRs/MitraClips, pacemaker/AICD placement, transesophageal echocardiograms to the latest in transcutaneous valve replacements. More than 7,000 procedures are performed here each year. Cardiac nursing is an incredibly intensive environment; nurses are on the frontline of saving lives every day.


Overview

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Cardiac Cath Lab, a division of the Cardiovascular Procedure Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, is on the leading edge of technology. Patients have been among the first to benefit from advanced angioplasty techniques, valvuloplasty and percutaneous valve replacements. The Cardiac Cath Lab has a 97% success rate in acute interventional cases and a current rate of 100% of STEMI patients receiving emergency percutaneous cardiac intervention within 90 minutes. The Staff Nurse (RN) is an integral part of the patient care team using critical thinking skills, clinical expertise and critical care skills to continually assess the patients' hemodynamic, neurologic and respiratory response to the varied procedures performed in the lab. The Staff Nurse (RN) is responsible for administering conscious sedation to patients during these procedures as well continually assessing their level of sedation and managing their airway. The Staff Nurse (RN) always puts the patients needs first by being a patient advocate in all aspects of care.


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.
  • 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


  • Benefits and Legal Statement

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    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

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    *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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    Details

    • Job Reference: 1353991630-2
    • Date Posted: 11 June 2024
    • Recruiter: BJC HealthCare
    • Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
    • Salary: On Application
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