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Registered Nurse- Tele ICU

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 36 Hours per Week -
  • Sign-On Bonus Eligible -
  • Every Third Weekend -
  • Day/Night - 12 Hour Shift(s) -
  • Nights - 12 hours -

  • Job ID: 1201905
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    BJC Corporate Health Services, the occupational medicine organization within BJC HealthCare, externally supports employers and employees of the St. Louis metropolitan area with three full-service BarnesCare clinics that provide expert physicals, surveillance, injury/exposure evaluation and treatment. Specialized services include contract management of work-related injury care for BJC hospitals, independent medical exams, traveler's health, on-site services, care management, toxicology support and two 24/7 hotlines for body substance exposures and emergency room coordination of work-related care. BJC Corporate Health Services provides occupational health support for BJC employees through on-site and virtual oversight including administration of workers' compensation. BJC Corporate Health Services also manages the BJC WellAware fitness center, which extends fitness opportunities with on-site classes at BJC hospitals throughout the metropolitan area. In 2010, BJC Corporate Health Services became the first and only St. Louis occupational medicine provider quality-certified by the National Association of Occupational Health Providers.


    Overview


    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.
  • 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.

  • 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

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
  •  

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years
  •  

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Critical Care Nurse (CCRN) Certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)
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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - 5 years or more
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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, 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