Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital
  • Maryland Heights, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full Benefits, Paid Time Off


Ranken Jordan is the country's first pediatric bridge hospital. Inpatients and outpatients with complex medical conditions, injuries and illnesses come to our one-of-a-kind facility from throughout the region to get better faster and prepare for the transition back to home.

We are GROWING and our new expansion is now complete!   We are looking for amazing new EMPLOYEES like you! 

 
A Peek Behind the Room Divider:
 
  • Founded in 1941 by Mary Ranken Jordan who implored her staff to "...consider the children, first, in all that we do." These words still guide every employee, every day.
  • Our guiding mission is to help kids and their families' transition from hospital to home.
  • That means we practice world-class pediatric medicine to treat the symptoms but we also train parents and caregivers to provide a high-level of care at home so patients continue to progress after discharge.
  • "Care Beyond the Bedside" means that our kids receive their therapies and rehab away from their rooms and out of their beds as much as 70% of the day. The rest of the time, they are playing just being kids in our state of the art facility designed to inspire children!
  • In 2002 we opened our current 34 inpatient hospital in Maryland Heights, MO. In February we completed a 78,000 sq. ft. addition to double our inpatient beds to 60+ and expand our outpatient practice.
  • We also offer Community Programs that provide wonderful recreational and educational programs for all kids and their families...at no charge!
 
Description:  
 
Ranken Jordan is currently looking for Full Time D/E Rotate 2- 12's, 2-8's, every other weekend RN's as well as Part time RN's (.5 FTE) or greater.  In this role you will Follow established policies and procedures, renders safe, professional nursing care which includes delivering care for neonatal, pediatric and/or adolescent patients with a wide variety of complex medical conditions.
 
  • Responsible for coordinating, delegating and monitoring tasks assigned to other members of the care team in accordance with professional nursing standards
  • Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the policies and mission of Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital.
  • Protects patients, visitors, and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Assessment: 
  • Performs and documents initial and ongoing assessment according to policy and procedure. demonstrates skills of a knowledgeable practitioner and able to recognize differences between normal vs abnormal physiological and emotional behavior and to effectively communicate any deviations to the medical staff.
  • Continually alert to changes in patient's condition, attention to detail, uses initiative and sound judgment, interacts with tact and kindness toward patients and visitors and applies nursing principles and technique.
  • Performs duties with a high degree of accuracy when recognizing symptoms, following orders and initiating and documenting nursing care measures.
 
Communication:
  • Uses clear, concise, and legible documentation of information in the medical record.  
  • Provides clear and concise reporting with pertinent history for a smooth transition of care from shift to shift and discipline to discipline.  
  • Maintains strict confidentiality regarding patients and other confidential information at all times.  
  • Provides the patient and family information regarding care, condition changes.  
  • Consistently creates and contributes to a positive work environment through attitude, ability to work with others and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
 
Planning: 
  • Plans and organizes workload, setting priorities for optimal patient care.
  • Collaborates with the medical team to review and evaluate the plan of care on an ongoing basis.  
  • Teaches patient, family or caregivers how to successfully meet patient's health care needs, realizing any cultural diversities or educational barriers.  
  • May participate in multidisciplinary patient care conferences.
 
Professionalism: 
  • Functions within guidelines set forth by the State Nursing Practice Act, nursing department, and hospital.  
  • Represents nursing at Ranken Jordan in a professional manner through communication and appearance.  
  • May participate in patient transport as directed. Advocates and provides support for patients during physician visits, clinic visits and emergency visits to the hospital.
 
Safety: 
 
  • Strives to deliver patient care in the safest manner possible.  
  • Follows Ranken Jordan Policy regarding hand  Administers patient medications correctly following medical staff orders.
 
Education: 
 
  • Attends in-service educational opportunities when available.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Clinical Services Manager or Clinical Services Administrator.
 
Qualifications:  
 
  • The Registered Nurse must have a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Missouri.
  • Hold a current Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association.  
  • Current PALS certification or completion within 12 months for those individuals with 0.5 FTE or greater position.
  • CPI training upon hire and refresher every other year required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

These include stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, grasping, pulling, pushing, standing, carrying, and lifting of light loads (up to 35 lb.).

 
 
Ranken Jordan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
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