RN (Registered Nurse) in State of Illinois
Serves as a patient advocate, guiding patients through the health system in a timely and cost effective manner while maintaining a high standard of care. Monitors admissions establishing medical necessity, ensuring the appropriate level of care and facilitating the transition to an alternate post-acute care setting when appropriate. Coordinates care by leading daily rounds on unit(s) and coordinating the communication among nurses, ancillary staff and MDs focuses on daily goals and outcomes. Meets with every patient to understand their needs and their own goals. Communicates with nurses and MDs regarding core measure and other evidence-based practice compliance. In conjunction with the patient, support network, and members of the multidisciplinary team, formulates an appropriate discharge plan.
RN with Bachelor's Degree and four years of clinical experience in direct patient care or RN with ten years of direct patient care experience at least four years of which are in a hospital setting. Bachelor's completion within three years of hire required.
Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Illinois required. Annual BLS. Case Management certification preferred but not required.
Successful completion of annual age and job specific competencies and skill validation tools. Good interpersonal skills and ability to relate well with all levels within the organization and community. Flexibility and excellent verbal, written, organizational and critical decision-making skills required. Ability to analyze and evaluate information from multiple sources. Demonstrated ability to consider the specific needs of different age groups in all interactions.