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RN Clinical Lead - Neuro ICU .9 7a

Req #:  182583
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Twelve hour 7a-7p
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9

 

Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.

 

 

Position Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Health Related Field or
Associate Degree and enrolled in BSN program within 2 years of hire and complete BSN degree within 5 years
Typically requires 3 years of experience in clinical nursing within an acute care setting.

Demonstrates a holistic approach to nursing practice committed to meeting the needs of the patient and family.

Clinical and technical knowledge in area(s) of specialty.

Ability to apply evidence~based interventions and nursing skills/technology to correlate to the patient's response to an individualized plan of care.

Ability to recognize situational changes that require unplanned interventions.

Proficient computer skills including keyboarding, navigation within a windows operating system, use of electronic mail and electronic medical records systems.

Excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills.

Demonstrates human relation skills with the ability to develop rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with a variety of patients, staff and physicians.

Demonstrated ability to effectively make critical, independent decisions and the ability to think ahead, anticipate learning needs and take preventive actions.

Excellent organization, prioritization and problem solving skills.

Demonstrates time management skills with an ability to multi~task and prioritize with frequent interruptions.

Skilled at coaching and developing employees to achieve the quality and service standards of the unit and medical center.
Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.

Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, reach above shoulders, and twist frequently throughout the workday.

Must be able to:
lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to waist.
lift up to 20 lbs. over the head.
carry up to 40 lbs. a reasonable distance.

Must be able to:
push/pull with 30 lbs. of force.
perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs. with a second person present.

Position requires use of foot pedals on carts or machines.

May be exposed to chemical and hazardous waste as well as blood and body fluids and communicable disease.
Therefore, protective clothing and equipment must be worn as necessary.

Must have functional speech, vision, hearing, and touch with ability to use fine hand manipulation skills for IV insertion and other procedures/functions.

Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.




Purpose:
Responsible for coordination of patient care activities, workflow and scheduling. Acts as a clinical and administrative resource to staff and provides work direction. Performs charge nurse responsibilities and assumes responsibility for the nursing unit as directed by the supervisor.

Accountabilities:
Provides work direction to the clinical and support staff with responsibility for the coordination of resources to efficiently support procedures, day~to~day operations and the smooth flow of patients through the department.
Provides support for direct patient care by performing the nursing process to deliver safe, therapeutic, and quality care through assessment of patients, establishment and implementation of the nursing care plan, and evaluation of clinical outcom

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.