Christian Hospital is a 485-bed acute-care medical center located on 28 acres in unincorporated north St. Louis County. Located 6 miles west of Christian Hospital is Northwest HealthCare, which offers the community 24-hour emergency care and a variety of outpatient services in a convenient setting to complement hospital services.
Christian Hospital is noted as a leader among hospitals in the St. Louis region as it provides the community with the absolute latest in medical technology and clinical advancements. In particular, Christian Hospital in highly regarded for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, spine surgery, cancer treatment and radiation oncology, psychiatric services and substance abuse programs, radiology, urology and pulmonary care.
Christian Hospital, a non-profit organization and a founding member of BJC HealthCare, has more than 500 physicians on staff and a diverse workforce of more than 2,200 health-care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances.
Patients admitted to Oncology are acutely ill patients with medical problems whose primary reasons for admission include, but are not limited to, all types of cancer, hematological disorders, anemia, immuno-compromised patients, sickle cell disease, and medical diagnosis such as pneumonia, diabetes, CHF, GI bleeding, and renal failure. Age range is 16 and above.
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.
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 inpatient medical oncology unit is a part of the beautiful Stewart Cancer Center and is located on the 6th floor of the South Tower of Boone Hospital Center. This unit has 32 spacious, private rooms where the caring and compassionate staff provide care in an environment where the patient and the family are at the center. The staff receive specialty training for the care of the oncology patient, the administration of chemotherapy and other cancer treatments and in pain and symptom management. Many of the nurses are oncology certified (OCN) by the Oncology Nursing Society.