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Orthopedics Student Nurse Tech

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • PRN Schedule -

  • Job ID: 1217005
    Employment Status: PRN
    More Information:

    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.

    Orthopedics in a tertiary care center that utilizes state-of-the-art techniques in limb salvage, minimally invasive options for injuries, advanced surgical repair to correct complex deformities, and highly specialized surgical intervention for trauma.¿ Orthopedic nurses at Barnes-Jewish Hospital discover diversity in the types of cases that present in the operating rooms and on the floor each day.¿ Orthopedic nursing at Barnes-Jewish Hospital provides specialized patient care in all areas of orthopedics.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Provides multi-skilled, direct patient care, under the direction and supervision of a registered professional nurse.


    Responsibilities

  • Assists nurse with patient and family education. Documents all patient care activities provided with correct medical terminology. Acts as 1:1 patient safety sitter as necessary.
  • Ensures availability of supplies and equipment to meet each patient's needs.
  • Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nursing team.
  • Collects clinical data and information on patients, and documents appropriately.
  • Instructs patients in preparations for tests and procedures.
  • 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

  • Enrolled-accredited RN program
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    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Enrolled-accredited BSN prg
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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, 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