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Title:  Registered Nurse-Medical Cardiac ICU (MCICU)-7p-7a

Req #:  118341
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Nursing
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Twelve hour 7p-7a
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical technologies. As a nationally recognized academic and research hospital, patients have access to the most advanced treatment in the areas of cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Lutheran General Hospital is a member of Advocate Health Care, Illinois’ largest health care system and one of the nation’s Top 10 Health Care systems.

REGISTERED NURSE Medical Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (MCICU)

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital - Park Ridge, IL

  • 12-hour shifts:  7PM – 7:30AM
  • Full time (36-hour work week)

JOB and UNIT SUMMARY:

MCICU, in our level I trauma hospital, is a 32-bed unit that provides nursing care to wide scope of medical critical care patient population. Medical and cardiac cases are varied and can include respiratory, sepsis and complex comorbidities. 

Because we value our nurses and their success, our new RNs begin their career in our state-of-the art clinical education and simulation training center.

The Advocate Nurse uses evidence-based practice, clinical decision making, compassion and skilled dialogue to lead efforts to create the safest patient environment and the best patient experience and strives for:

 

  • Patient Centered Holistic Care
  • Clinical Excellence
  • Leadership
  • Compassion
  • Innovation
  • Professional Growth

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • BSN preferred
  • ADN acceptable with agreement to enroll in BSN completion program in two years to be completed in 5 years
  • Current Illinois RN license
  • Current CPR and ACLS maintained
  • Minimum 1 year of nursing experience preferably in Critical Care or minimum 1-year nursing experience in medical/surgical and/or telemetry
  • Certifications/education required for the nursing specialty (i.e; CCRN)

Together, let’s make healthy happen

 

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