Employment Status: Full-Time
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women's and infants' services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children's Hospital.
In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.
Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation's largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.
This unit is the combination of two care units. Five Medical is comprised of a 31-bed Medicine unit providing care to stroke patients as well as care for patients with metabolic disorders such as diabetes and renal failure. In addition, a 25-bed wing is dedicated to geriatric care. We offer an interdisciplinary approach to helping older adults maintain their independence and prevent physical and mental decline while receiving treatment for acute illnesses.
Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care after completing a nursing program and before licensure. Will be required to obtain licensure within 90 days of graduation from an accredited school of nursing to remain employed in a HSO in the state of Missouri.
Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration.
Uses critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
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 nursing care. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment.
Evaluates patient's response and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay.
Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning.
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
- Nursing Benefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- Tuition Assistance
- 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, Memorial Medical Group, 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