Job ID: 1212490
Employment Status: Full-Time
Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.
Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.
Progressive Care Unit is a 40 bed unit dedicated primarily to the cardiac and pulmonary patient populations. Unit has the ability to provide cardiac monitoring for all patients on the floor. The unit is located on the 7th floor and has a ten-bed Respiratory Care Unit for individuals with choric lung illnesses. Progressive Care Unit is staffed by RN's, PCAs and clerical associates.
Provides direct patient care to support the licensed professional nurses responsible for a team of patients to ensure a safe environment for patients by reducing risk of harm. Collects vital information on the patient and reports such to the RN which contributes to the overall assessment of each patient and any changes to a patient's condition.
Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse, promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Administers or assists patients with ADL, performs VS, I&O, fall and pressure ulcer prevention measures, foley care, phlebotomy, or point of care testing as requested.Collects clinical data and information on patients, and reports changes in patient status to the nurse.Assists nurse with patient and family education. Documents all patient care activities provided.Ensures availability of supplies and equipment to meet each patient's needs.Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning, as well as acting as 1:1 patient safety sitter as necessary.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.
High School Diploma or GED
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
Licenses & Certifications
Certified Nurse AssistantBenefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
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, 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.
Equal Opportunity Employer