BJC Careers

Nurse Coordinator, Radiation Oncology, Gamma Knife, Days 4/10 hour shifts

Saint Louis, MO
Nursing Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1173542
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

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 Radiation Oncology Department houses a variety of therapeutic equipment, including 8 linear accelerators; a full Brachytherapy suite; a Gamma Knife center; two CT simulators and a dedicated MRI unit.  Radiation Oncology is also building a proton facility due to open in January 2010.  The department supports two radiation therapy technology programs and a medical dosimeter programs via affiliations with local universities.


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Role Purpose

Coordinates the health care of select patient populations/designated service across the continuum of care. Responsible for coordination of patient contact, patient education, prepares patient/family for procedure/test in collaboration with the healthcare team.


Responsibilities

  • Facilitates patient care by assessing and evaluating patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
  • Coordinates the delivery of safe and appropriate patient care governed by evidence-based clinical practice.
  • Monitors care and data to optimize patient outcomes.
  • Facilitate the education of patients and families. Acts as a resource to the health care team.
  • Ensures actions meet and support the overall goals of the business.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - 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


    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