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Title:  Registered Nurse Rapid Response

Req #:  104944
Facility:  Good Shepherd Hospital
Department:  Nursing
City:  Barrington
Posting Budget Status:  Twelve hour 7p-7a
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.6

For more than 35 years, Good Shepherd Hospital has served the community by providing quality, compassionate health care services to families throughout the northwest suburbs. Today, more than 700 physicians representing over 50 medical specialties have chosen to affiliate with Good Shepherd Hospital. Highly-skilled physicians and clinical professionals provide a comprehensive range of services including nationally acclaimed cardiovascular care, advanced surgical capabilities, emergency services backed by the resources of a level II trauma center and a state-of-the-art Birth Center. A nationally-recognized cancer program, a health & fitness center as well as an extensive range of outpatient services round out our health care program.

It’s more than a job, it’s a calling


Registered Nurse Rapid Response

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, IL


  • 7PM - 7:30AM with every other weekend rotation. Holiday rotation
  • Part Time 48 hours per 2 week pay period (2 x 12hrs/week with benefits)



The Rapid Response RN will respond to all Cardiac Alerts, Falls, Stroke Alerts, Codes and other alert situations throughout our 176-bed, Magnet designated hospital, as needed.  Each RR RN works autonomously during their shift using clinical expertise in critical care and critical thinking skills to address emergent or consult situations. This uniquely independent nursing position is well-respected by our clinical teams, viewed as a subject matter expert and directly impacts clinical outcomes.


Additional Key Mentions:

  • Opportunities to mentor and educate the novice RN in rapid response protocols, assessing and/or stabilizing patients. 
  • Participates in data collection on core safety measures, as well as, other patient related data.  


The Advocate Nurse strives for:

  • Professional Growth
  • Patient Centered Wholistic Care
  • Clinical Excellence
  • Leadership
  • Compassion
  • Innovation



  • Associate Degree of Nursing or Bachelors of Science in Nursing (preferred) from accredited school of nursing
  • Non BSN nurses must start a BSN program within two years of hire date and complete within 5 years (tuition assistance available)
  • Min 2 year experience as a licensed RN in ICU
  • Current Illinois RN license
  • BLS (American Heart Association)
  • ACLS
  • PALS (within 90 days of hire)



About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago