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Title:  Registered Nurse-Emergency Department-7a-7p

Req #:  159881
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Chicago/Lakeview
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, located on Chicago’s North Side, is one of the state’s largest, most comprehensive nonprofit medical centers. Illinois Masonic Medical Center offers a wide range of medical specialties and is nationally recognized for its medical expertise, use of the most innovative technologies and dedication to patient safety, quality and service.  A commitment to community, medical education and ongoing clinical research affirms our mission of providing patients the highest quality care in Chicagoland, as illustrated by our many honors, including being named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics.

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 3 years current emergency room nursing experience 
  • 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 time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to respond quickly to patient needs and work at fast pace
  • 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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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