BJC Careers

Nurse, Full Time, ICU, *Sign On Bonus Eligible*

Belleville, IL
Nursing Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1173457
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville.  As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.


 


Facts at a Glance:                                                                    


•Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)


•Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations


•Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health


•IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region


•Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958


•Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)


•Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers


•IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital


•Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties

Critical Care procedures are performed in the ICU including but not limited to insertion of central venous catheters, Quinton catheters, Swan-Ganz catheters, SvCO2 catheters, Intra-aortic Balloon Pumps, temporary pacers, chest tubes, arterial lines, and application and bispectral monitoring. The ICU nurses are trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and one nurse from ICU responds to all Code Blues in the hospital.


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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 to critical patients who require a high level of clinical expertise.


Responsibilities

  • Provides care to acutely and critically ill patients in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment. These patients are facing life-threatening problems with varying needs, which require extensive medication protocols and therapies. Educates patients and their families on disease process, management of illness/injury/treatment, support resources, infection prevention techniques, and essential daily tasks to prepare for next transition of care.
  • Demonstrates competency in evaluating intensive care patients, administering care, recognizing complications and coordinating with other members of the critical care team. Strives for excellence in patient care; keeps patients safe from adverse events. Seeks learning and teaching opportunities in an effort to further develop and perfect skills and improve overall quality of care. Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance.  Participates in professional development and life long learning.
  • Develops, implements, and revises 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 to complex critical treatment modalities and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay. Demonstrates expertise and critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's/family's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs Demonstrates ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships in patient/family-centered environment.
  • Strives for excellence in patient care; keeps patients safe from adverse events. Seeks learning and teaching opportunities in an effort to further develop and perfect skills and improve overall quality of care. Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance.  Participates in professional development and life long learning.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)
  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise

  • 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