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Resource Nurse

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 36 Hours per Week -
  • Weekend Option Pay Eligible -
  • Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -
  • 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. -

  • Job ID: 1202073
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
     

    Patient Care Administration provides support to all patient care staff in the hospital by coordinating the creation, approval and availability of all patient care policies and procedures,  pre-printed physician orders and other communications. Support for all clinical areas related to regulatory compliance and process changes throughout the hospital is also provided. House Supervisors in the department provide administrative coverage for the entire hospital during all non-business hours.  The Wound & Skin Nurse works consultatively with professionals throughout the hospital for the management of patient wounds and ostomies.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    The STAT Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for patients. Provides a high level of clinical expertise and critical thinking while responding to emergent situations, urgent situations and when transporting patients.


    Responsibilities

  • Assists with patient care operations and integration of services between departments.
  • Responsible for prioritizing medical and mental health care for various levels of acuities. Quickly recognize and effectively treat life-threatening conditions while rapidly prioritizing and delivering appropriate care.
  • Provides care to acutely and critically ill patients in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment. Extensive knowledge of medication protocols and therapies is needed in this fast-paced and dynamic position.
  • Develops and implements individual plans of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of care. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Acts as patient advocate. Demonstrates competence and critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate physical, psychosocial and emotional needs of all patients.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • Associate's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
  •  

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)
  • Certified Emergency Nurse.
  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise
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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