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Medicine Unit Registered Nurse- BJC Healthcare

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Alton
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

* Up to a $15,000 Sign-On Bonus
* Benefits Eligible
* 12 Hour Shifts
* Medical Telemetry Unit Alton Memorial Hospital
* Night Shift - 7:00pm-7:00am

Overview

Since 1937, Alton Memorial Hospital has cared for residents in Alton, Illinois, and the surrounding communities in a five-county area. Starting as a land gift to the community from the Smith family, Alton Memorial today is a full-service acute care hospital. Alton Memorial offers patients a variety of inpatient and outpatient services, including surgery services, medical imaging, interventional and diagnostic heart services, cancer care, rehabilitation, 24-hour emergency care, ambulance services and more.

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Role Purpose
Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care.

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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.
* Uses critical nursing 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.
* Evaluates patient's response and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay.
* Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development.
* 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.

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Minimum Requirements

* Diploma or Associate's Degree in Nursing
* Registered Nurse (RN) license

Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

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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, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

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Legal Statement
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

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

To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

*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

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Springfield , Medicine Unit Registered Nurse- BJC Healthcare, Healthcare , Alton, Illinois

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