BJC Careers

RN - TELE ICU

Saint Louis, MO
Nursing Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1178608
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


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Role Purpose

Provides critical care support within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care to ICU patient populations from a remote monitoring center using multiple complex computer systems. Utilizes several data streams to identify and interpret trends and acute changes in patient physiology, monitor compliance of care bundles and protocols, and collaborates with the bedside multidisciplinary health care team using effective communication and clinical decision making skills. The goal is to achieve optimal patient outcomes including the reduction of inpatient mortality, ICU length of stay, ICU readmissions and patient safety events.


Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the care 25-35 critically ill patients with acutely changing conditions of all possible disease states in general and specialty units across an Academic Medical Center, including Medical, Surgical, Coronary, Cardiothoracic and Neurologic ICU’s to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Utilizes knowledge base of complex computer applications to collect, analyze and interpret data, required for the evaluation of APACHE Scoring, clinical deterioration, and smart alerts which require immediate clinical decisions to support the collaboration of care of a large number of critically ill patients
  • Supports the bedside staff for a large patient ratio to monitor comprehensive compliance of best practice protocols and care bundles aimed at reduction of Mortality, Length of Stay, ICU Readmissions, and Patient Safety Events.
  • Responsible for training new and rotational TeleICU RN’s and Health Care Assistants for the comprehensive care, collaboration, and effective communication and decision making required of a TeleICU RN.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)

  • 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