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Title:  Registered Nurse-Emergency Department-3p-3a

Req #:  119956
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Chicago/Lakeview
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9

REGISTERED NURSE – EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Illinois Masonic Medical Center; Chicago, IL (Lakeview area)

 

JOB and UNIT SUMMARY:

More than 42,000 people a year come to Illinois Masonic for emergency care. AIMMC is a Level I Trauma Center which includes a trauma bay in addition to general emergency and behavioral health emergency designated beds. RNs are required to become verified as a Trauma Nurse by attending a Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC). AIMMC’s Emergency Department serves as the lead agency in pre hospital disaster preparedness for the City of Chicago. Our growing fast track area that is staffed by Nurse Practitioners and helps to facilitate faster, more streamlined patient care.

 

THE ADVOCATE NURSE:

  • Uses evidence-based practice, clinical decision making, compassion and skilled dialogue, the registered nurse leads efforts to create the safest patient environment and the best patient experience.
  • Delivers and coordinates patient-centered care across the continuum to support the successful transition of patients to other healthcare delivery systems or their home communities.
  • Is responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive patient care through the appropriate utilization of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation, in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Must possess at least 1 year emergency room or acute care nursing experience on a telemetry, stepdown or ICU setting
  • Current Illinois RN License
  • Current CPR and ACLS Certification
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts in order to accommodate staffing
  • Certifications/education required for the nursing specialty
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with patient care equipment
  • Ability to transport objects, patients, and equipment
  • Ability to respond quickly to patient needs and work at fast pace
  • Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous, or unpleasant conditions while caring for the sick
  • Ability to assist in evacuation of patients in the event of a fire or other disaster
  • Routinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patients
  • Ability to respond to patients in a timely manner and access all areas of the unit
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

 

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