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 Scukar department takes patients that arrive through the patient placement center only. They can originate from an osh, md office, or home. They can belong to any service in the hospital (except L&D). Scukar receives all direct admits who do not have a bed on the service they were admitted to. They provide any services these patients need. They also accommodate pre and post procedural patients. They see transplant patients for outpatient blood draws and tube removals. They see ENT patients for minor outpatient procedures. Patient population is adult age group. They currently open Monday at 0700 and close on Saturday at 1900. There is an RN and tech on call anytime the unit is closed. CNM on call 24/7. All patients sent to Schukar must admit through the Patient Placement Center. We take all types of patients, from all services. We do not take vented patients, ICU patients, or labor and delivery patients. Service is based on needs.
Provides multi-skilled, direct patient care, under the direction and supervision of a registered professional nurse.
Assists nurse with patient and family education. Documents all patient care activities provided with correct medical terminology. Acts as 1:1 patient safety sitter as necessary.
Ensures availability of supplies and equipment to meet each patient's needs.
Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nursing team.
Collects clinical data and information on patients and reports abnormal findings to the nurse.
Instructs patients in preparations for tests and procedures.
Enrolled-accredited RN program
Enrolled-accredited BSN prg
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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
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
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community healt...h programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.