BJC Careers

Nurse OR Limited Call SIGNING BONUS

Creve Coeur, MO
Nursing Services

Job Description

Job ID: 1172799
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital has been bringing world-class health care to west St. Louis County since 1989. Conveniently located just west of I-270 and Olive, our campus is committed to offering a unique model that is a mix of private, academic, and BJC Medical Group physicians.

The Perioperative Services staff at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital provide excellent Surgical Care by partnering with an extraordinary team of physicians and health care professionals.  They are able to offer the comforts of a small community hospital. combined with the resources of the world renowned BJC HeathCare System and  Washington University Medical School. Our highly educated and dedicated staff continually strive to improve the health of the people and communities they serve

Join Us!

Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation within guidelines for standards of nursing care to inpatients and outpatients in the perioperative environment established by AORN.


  • Educates patients and their families about the communication process during the procedure, what to expect, and any support resources, as appropriate. Serves as liaison between physician and the patient and family.
  • Demonstrates competence and independent practice in roles of scrubbing and/or circulating for all HSO-defined surgical services.
  • Uses established safety techniques in preparing for and assisting with surgical procedures; provides and sets up necessary instruments, supplies and equipment for different types of surgeries or procedures according to established safety requirements and preferences of physician.
  • Keeps patients safe from adverse events associated with surgery/procedure, including but not limited to: infection, burns, pressure ulcers, wrong site surgery, etc. Has knowledge of wound stage classifications. Observes patient during procedure to detect possible complications and/or breaks in sterile technique; furnishes emergency equipment and supplies to prevent adverse outcomes. Preserves and labels operative specimens for analysis.
  • Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance.  Participates in professional development and life long learning. May participate in orientation and preceptorship of new staff, as needed.

  • Minimum Requirements


  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • Experience

  • 2-5 years
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

  • Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert Nurse OR (CNOR)
  • Mastery Test Out
  • Periop 101

  • 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

    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