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Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: 26674
The Surgical Progressive Care Unit (163PCU) is a 19-bed unit that provides monitoring and treatment of adult surgical patients. Patients may include any surgical patient who does not require ICU level care, but who requires a higher level of critical care than is provided on a general nursing division. This can include post-operative complications, sepsis, respiratory distress, vasopressor/antihypertensive management, insulin gtt management, antiarrhythmic medication management, and other conditions requiring frequent monitoring/intervention.
Abdominal Transplant (TXP): kidney, liver, pancreas transplant surgery
Hepatobiliary Surgery (HPB): liver resection, whipple, partial/total pancreatectomy, etc.
Ear/Nose/Throat (ENT) Surgery: fresh tracheostomy, fresh laryngectomy, free flap, mandibulectomy, glossectomy, etc.
Plastics Surgery (PRS) & Ortho Microsurgery: digital/limb replant, flaps, leech therapy, nerve transfers, etc.
General Surgery/Trauma/Geriatric Trauma (ACCS): GSW, MVC polytrauma, assault victims, TBI, total care patients (para/quads), SDH s/p falls, emergent VHR, etc.
Orthopedic Surgery (ORTHO): spinal fusion, limb reconstruction, total hip replacements, etc.
12 HOUR sHIFTS:
Day shift: 0630 – 1900
Night shift: 1830 – 0700
Patterned in every 3rd weekend (hospital policy) to ensure safe/appropriate staffing ratios and peer support
Primary Care = 100% nursing staff at the bedside
2-3 nurse to patient ratio
All patients are hardwired to central monitors for frequent and continuous assessment
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the St. Louis region’s top adult hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish Hospitals to become Missouri’s largest hospital, it continues the traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to make our community as healthy as it can be.
For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2021, Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties being ranked. The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be designated as a Magnet® hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been redesignated consistently since.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than 1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for the Washington University School of medicine. The academic medicine partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are now common across the globe.
Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care.
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
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.
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