BJC Healthcare Patient Safety Assistant, Float Pool Specialty, PRN (Testing is required) in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.

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Role Purpose

Provides direct care to patients including those with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs under the direction and supervision of a licensed professional nurse.


  • Demonstrate skill and judgement necessary to provide safe and effective care to patients including those with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs.

  • Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment

  • Collects clinical data and information on patients, documents appropriate data, and reports changes in patient status to the healthcare team.

  • Uses effective communication skills to collaborate with members of the health care team to provide a safe environment to achieve optimal outcomes.

  • Provides continual observation, ongoing documentation, and participates in the development of the plan of care for patients with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs.

Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Requirements


  • Associate's Degree


  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

  • CPI

  • CPR

Clinical - DirectSkills

  • Patient Safety - 1 year or more

  • Direct Patient Care - 1 year or more

  • Hospital Setting - 1 year or more

  • Behavioral/Mental Health - 1 year or more

  • Mental Health Technician (MHT) - Less than 1 year

  • Patient Care Technician (PCT) - Less than 1 year

  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) - Less than 1 year

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 with company match- 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

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

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