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.
The Intensive Care Unit at Boone Hospital Center is a 32 bed unit that provides excellent care to critically ill patients. Staff nurses provide direct care to patients while working closely with the multi-disciplinary team to provide progressive and evidence based care practice. The population of patients in this fast-paced unit is extremely broad and encompasses a wide variety of medical, neurological and surgical diagnoses. The common diagnoses of patients in this unit include acute coronary syndromes, pulmonary failure, renal failure, sepsis, hemorrhagic and non-hemorrhagic strokes, pre and post craniotomies, complicated thoracic and lumbar surgeries, cardiothoracic surgeries, major abdominal surgeries and major vascular surgeries.
Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care.
Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration. Uses critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs. 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 nursing care. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Evaluates patient's response and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay. Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning. Minimum Requirements
Nursing Diploma/Associate's - Nursing Experience
No Experience Supervisor Experience
No Experience Licenses & Certifications
RN Preferred Requirements
Bachelor's Degree - Nursing Skills
Acute Care - 2 years, less than 3 Benefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
401(k) plan with company match
Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
BJC Fitness Center (depending on location)
Earned Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
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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