CPR certification required
RN (Registered Nurse) in State of Illinois
Coordinates, oversees and delivers patient care system-wide using an interdisciplinary approach, utilizing the nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Directs and provides patient teaching activities. Maintains standards of professional nursing practices. Documents complete and accurate patient information in compliance with Patient Services Department policy and other regulatory agency requirements. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental and divisional nursing philosophy and objectives, as well as, Health System initiatives. Coordinates family involvement in assessment and treatment of the patient.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing program.
Current RN licensure to practice in the State of Illinois and required certification for respective nursing departments. Bi-annual CPR certification required. Certification in area of concentration preferred.
Cath Lab: ACLS certification required within one year of hire.
Emergency Department: Emergency Department RN must obtain the following mandatory certifications within the first year of employment: BLS, ACLS, PALS or ENPC, ECRN and TNCC.
Heart Hospital Nursing Units: Heart Hospital RN must obtain ACLS with in one year of hire.
9th Floor: ACLS within one year of hire.
Special Care Nursery/Mother Baby: NRP by end of orientation.
L&D: ACLS and NRP by end of orientation.
Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill verification tools required. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in a caring, considerate and concerned manner. Willingness to accept responsibility. Ability to direct ancillary and assistive staff and organize work assignments. Leadership skills essential to the position. Ability to provide exceptional customer service to all customers of the organization. Ability to transition between facilities based on the needs of the health system.