Additional Information About the Role
General Medicine Floor (5th Floor)
This is a 28 bed unit with single rooms, but may double up if needed. Caring for all kinds of General Medicine Patients including tracheostemy, wound care, chest tubes, central lines, and more. There are no telemetry patients on this floor.
- Up to a $2,500 Sign On Bonus!
- Benefits Eligible - Pension Plan Retirement Benefit
- Night Shift
- 12 hr Shift - 7:00pm-7:00am
- Shift Differential for Night/Weekend
- Rotating Weekends
- Must have MO IV Certification prior to start
Additional Preferred Requirements 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 5th floor is the adult medical unit with a 55 bed capability. Patients admitted to the 5th floor are acutely ill patients with medical problems whose primary reasons for admission include but are not limited to Diabetes Mellitus, Renal Failure, GI Bleed, Sepsis and Pulmonary Disease. We serve a wide variety of adult and geriatric patients on the medical unit. Preferred Qualifications
Provides direct patient care activities including IV management, utilizing the nursing process, under the supervision of the RN.
Implements treatments and procedures within the scope of practice for the Licensed Practical Nurse.Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, provides patient teaching and discharge planning. Participates in professional development and life long learning.Performs patient assessment and evaluation with regard to the patient?s age and developmental needs.Assists in developing and updating the plan of care with regard to the patient?s age and developmental needs.Implements plan of care with regard to the patient?s age and developmental needs.
High School Diploma or GED - Nursing
Licenses & Certifications
LPN - IV Cert
<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
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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