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Coord Pain Clinic

Req #:  160842
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”

Position Requirements:
~ADN nursing program
~ 3 years experience in pain management or similar area. ~ Basic knowledge of nursing assessment and pain management
~ Basic computer systems
RN Licensure
~ Able to withstand prolonged hours, stressful situations
~ Thorough knowledge and understanding nursing protocols
and pain management processes/procedures
~ Understanding of equipment, principles, quality control and QA programs
~ Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals
~ Demonstrated knowledge and ability to supervise operations

This position will need to recognize the needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated, i.e., normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging prior experience with various age groups is preferred.


If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. 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. Ability to wear leaded apron for up to 12 hours per shift when in procedure room.

Purpose:
Direct and support the technical and nursing staff who are providing service to inpatients, outpatients and emergency room patients at Advocate Condell Hospital Outpatient Pain Clinic.



Accountabilities:
Maintain department equipment and supplies to meet service demands. Assure repairs through either Biomed Department or manufacturers service reps.
Assist in development, interpretation and monitoring of Department policies, budgets and long~range goals
Maintain organizational skills
Maintain compliance with Regulatory and Department safety standards
Supervision of services to meet department standards of care and/or respond to physician/customer needs
Maintain environment conducive to employee satisfaction

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