New Graduate Nurse at Progress West Hospital

BJC HealthCare
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Job Details

  • Location: O'Fallon, MO, 63368
  • Date Posted: 2024-01-01
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: 64835-en-us
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Additional Information About the Role

The BJC HealthCare New Graduate Nurse position is available for all student nurses - regardless of graduation date - and will connect students directly to our Graduate Nurse recruitment team, who is committed to helping new graduates navigate the Staff Nurse application process.  Qualified students who apply to this position are eligible to receive career opportunities at Progress West Hospital and across all BJC HealthCare hospitals and nursing specialties.  These include: 


BJC HealthCare Hospital: 

Alton Memorial Hospital 

Barnes-Jewish Hospital 

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital 

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital 

Christian Hospital 

Memorial Hospital Belleville 

Memorial Hospital Shiloh 

Missouri Baptist Medical Center 

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital 

Parkland Health Center 

Progress West Hospital 

St. Louis Children’s Hospital 

Nursing Specialty: 


Critical Care 





Available Benefits: 

  • $12,500 Sign-On Bonus 
  • BSN Differential 
  • Benefits Eligible 
  • Student-Loan Repayment Eligible at Select Hospital
  • Tuition Assistance 
  • Nurse Residency Programs Available at Select Hospitals 


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Opened in 2007, Progress West Hospital is BJC HealthCare’s newest hospital in St. Charles County, featuring modern private rooms. It offers 24-hour emergency services and has partnered with St. Louis Children’s Hospital to provide world-class pediatric emergency care.


Progress West Hospital also provides surgical services, endoscopy services, a cardiac catheterization lab, medical/surgical inpatient services, diagnostic imaging, lab services, and the Advanced Wound Center, a specialty wound treatment facility with state-of-the-art equipment. Progress West Hospital recently completed an expansion of its Childbirth Center to include enhanced services for at-risk mothers and babies, with a newborn ICU that provides care for babies born as early as 32 weeks.


Progress West Hospital is a Certified Level II Stroke Center. The hospital’s medical office building houses offices for specialists in primary care, cardiology, obstetrics, pediatrics, and orthopedics.

Preferred Qualifications


Role Purpose

The Graduate Nurse provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care after completing a nursing program and before licensure. Will be required to obtain licensure within 90 days of graduation from an accredited school of nursing to remain employed in a HSO in the state of Missouri.


  • 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 patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance.  Participates in professional development.
  • 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

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's - Nursing

Preferred Requirements


Benefits and Legal Statement

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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance


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*Not all benefits apply to all jobs


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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