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Title:  Cardiology Device RN

Req #:  110073
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Nursing
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.

LOCATION: AMG Oak Lawn

Full TIme Out Patient Cardiology Device RN opportunity with Advocate Medical Group in Oak Lawn

**This position requires prior cardiac nursing experience**

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Employee-Centric: Advocate voted Top 15 Places to Work in Illinois-2016! Voted Top 10 Places for Diversity in 2016!
  • Career Growth: Market Leadership: AMG West has 13 full service outpatient office locations.
  • Advocate is the largest healthcare system in the state of Illinois, with 13 hospitals and 250 sites of care.

Position Requirements:

  • BSN or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years clinical experience, with at least one~year current experience in EP/Device clinic or 5+ years of cardiovascular experience.
  • Proficient in interpretation of EKG/cardiac rhythms/ arrhythmias
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served
  • Good computer and organizational skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to assess, plan and intervene and evaluate the physical, emotional and education needs of patients.
  • Basic keyboarding and typing skills.
  • Current RN license in the State of Illinois
  • CPR certification required upon hire or within 60 days of hire.
  • Current ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support ) certification
  • Must be able to successfully complete clinic~based training for all associates.
  • Ability to work with all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to work under stressful situations.
  • Frequent periods of extended standing and sitting. Possible lifting and assisting of patients,
  • 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.


Purpose:
To provide a description of the expected performance of cardiology device nurses who are responsible for the direct and indirect nursing care of patients with cardiac pacemakers and automatic internal cardiac defibrillator systems, in accordance with the nursing process. This nurse will collaborate with other health care disciplines in order to provide quality and continuity of care.

Accountabilities:
Direct Nursing Care
Time Management:
Indirect Nursing Care:
Documentation:

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